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Season 17 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 27, 2002The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Saturday, September 28, 2002SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 2Monday, November 18, 2002The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Concert 3Saturday, January 18, 2003SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 4Saturday, February 22, 2003SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 5Saturday, March 29, 2003The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Concert 6Friday, May 2, 2003SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, May 3, 2003The Charles W. Eisemann Center

Complete 2016-2017 Concert Season Listing


Program:Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 32....Anton Arensky
Piano Quintet in F Minor....César Franck

Performances:Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 2:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Stephanie Jeong - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Clive Greensmith - Cello
Qian Wu - Piano


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

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Bion Tsang - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano


Program:Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Berlin Music for Violin and Piano (2010)....Brett Dean
Sonata in A Major, K. 305....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Divertimento after ͞The Fairy’s Kiss͟ (homage to Tchaikovsky)....Igor Stravinsky
Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34....Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Performances:Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Augustin Hadelich - Violin
Joyce Yang - Piano


Program:Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano, ͞Duo͟, D. 574....Franz Schubert
Suite Op. 6 for Violin and Piano....Benjamin Britten
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 47....Robert Schumann

Performances:Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Hyun Soo Kim - Piano


Program:Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola....Bohuslav Martinů
Sonata #1 in G Major, Op. 78....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in E♭, Op. 44....Robert Schumann

Performances:Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Clare Adkins Cason - Violin
Martin Beaver - Violin
Phillip Ying - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano


Program:String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13....Felix Mendelssohn
Whims for String Quartet....Atar Arad
Viola Quintet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 97....Antonín L. Dvořák 

Performances:Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Atar Arad - Viola
The Zorá String Quartet - Various


Program:Serenade in C Major, Op. 10 for Violin, Viola, and Cello....Ernő Dohnányi
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57....Dmitri Shostakovich

Performances:Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Ayano Ninomiya - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


IMAGINE  the world's most acclaimed musicians brought together for a single performance – not in London, New York, or Prague, but here in North Texas.  Our 31st season presents 30 superstars of classical music in seven unique concert programs – just for you.

DISCOVER  brilliant young prizewinners from across the globe, performing with celebrated virtuosi.  Our “ensemble for an evening” format gives performances a remarkable electricity and freshness.
EXPERIENCE  the intimacy of our concerts. Watch the dynamic interplay among the artists, hear their breath quicken, as they paint a canvas of sound that fills the hall or hushes it to the quietness of a falling leaf.
ENJOY  the world's most beloved classical music, performed by its most admired masters. Chamber Music International's 31st Season presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.


Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
The Dallas Morning News said Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, “played Brahms’ Op. 117 Intermezzi more beautifully, more movingly, than I’ve ever heard them. At once sad, tender and noble, this was playing of heart-stopping intimacy and elegance.” Mr. Moutouzkine has toured throughout Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Italy, and North and South America, as well as in China and Japan. In recent seasons, he has appeared as soloist with the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Television Orchestra of Spain, Cleveland Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Valencia Philharmonic, the Gran Canaria and Tenerife symphonies in the Canary Islands, the National Symphonic Orchestra of Panama,...more

Meet the Artists

What was that Brahms piece that Leon Fleischer played way back in February of 2003? Now there's a way to find out the answer to all those burning questions you've had about previous seasons right here!