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A beautiful ultra-romantic Sonata, an edgy Hungarian Duo, and a beloved Piano Trio plus some stunning violin virtuosity will create an evening you will never forget!


Program:Duo for Violin and Cello....Zoltán Kodály
Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano....César Franck
Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49....Felix Mendelssohn


Performances:Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

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Season 32 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 22, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 23, 2017Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 2Saturday, December 2, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, January 12, 2018Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 10, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 28, 2018Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 6Friday, May 18, 2018Dallas City Performance Hall
Saturday, May 19, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2017-2018 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
"Join us for an Ultra-Romantic journey through Germany, Poland and Bohemia with four outstanding artists including the Fischer Duo."


Program:String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65....Frédéric Chopin
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jeanne Kierman - Piano



CONCERT #2
"Violinist Cho-Liang Lin and pianist Jon Kimura Parker present three of Beethoven's greatest works for piano and violin."


Program:Sonata No. 6 in A Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 7 in C Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 2....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 8 in G Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven


Performances:Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano



CONCERT #3
"Experience the scintillating magic of Mozart, the elegant-delicious sonata of Fauré and the dramatic fun of Dohnányi's Opus 1."


Program:Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, K. 493....Wolfgang Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 13....Gabriel Fauré
Piano Quintet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 1....Ernő Dohnányi


Performances:Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Hyun Soo Kim - Piano



CONCERT #4
"Join us for Mozart's "Michael Haydn Impersonation", Clancy Newman's Collision Course and the great Gypsy-inspired piano quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms."


Program:Duo for Violin & Viola in G Major, K.423....Wolfgang Mozart
Collision Course for Clarinet, Cello & Piano....Clancy Newman
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Martin Beaver - Violin
Phillip Ying - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet



CONCERT #5
"Back by popular demand ˗˗ Three Principal Players of the New York Philharmonic join piano virtuoso Joyce Yang in an inspired evening of Mozart, Schumann, and Fauré."


Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478....Wolfgang Mozart
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 47....Robert Schumann
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45....Gabariel Fauré


Performances:Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Cynthia Phelps - Violin
Sheryl Staples - Violin
Carter Brey - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano



CONCERT #6
"Here come the winds with pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a cap trio of Mendelssohn, a cap quintet of Beethoven, and a cap Sextet of Ludwig Thuille."


Program:Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano....Felix Mendelssohn
Quintet in E♭ Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon, Op. 16....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sextet in B♭ Major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Piano, Op. 6....Ludwig Thuille


Performances:Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet
Elizabeth Mann - Flute
Eric Reed - French Horn
Roni Gal-Ed - Oboe
Cynde Iverson - Bassoon





Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Prize winner of Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition, A Cultural Ambassador for UNICEF and a worldwide recognized musical phenomenon.
Featured Artist
Bion Tsang - Cello
Winner of an Avery Fisher grant and Bonze Medallist in the IX Tchaikovsky Competition.
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano
Pianist Chih-Yi Chen’s versatile qualities as a soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative pianist have distinguished her as a rarity amongst pianists.


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1. Duo for Violin and Cello
2. Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano
3. Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49


1. Zoltán Kodály
2. César Franck
3. Felix Mendelssohn


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