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Join us for a fabulous experience when world-renowned artists, Cho-Liang Lin, Helen Huang, and Carter Brey join their formidable forces in a Grand Evening of Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Shostakovich Piano Trios.


Program:Variations “Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu”, Op. 121 a....Beethoven
Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor....D. Shostakovich
Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66....F. Mendelssohn


Performances:Friday, January 9, 2004 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

(This concert occurs in the past. The tickets are no longer available)

Saturday, January 10, 2004 - 8:00PM
The Charles W. Eisemann Center

(This concert occurs in the past. The tickets are no longer available)

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Season 18 Overview

Concert 1Saturday, October 18, 2003SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 2Saturday, November 15, 2003The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Concert 3Friday, January 9, 2004SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, January 10, 2004The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Concert 4Saturday, February 28, 2004The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Concert 5Saturday, April 3, 2004SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 6Friday, April 30, 2004The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Saturday, May 1, 2004SMU Caruth Auditorium



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. 8 in G Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 7 in C Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 2....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 Trio of Mendelssohn, a Quintet of Beethoven, and a 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





Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
One of the finest virtuoso violinists in the world today.
Featured Artist
Carter Brey - Cello
Principal Cellist of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Helen Huang - Piano
Winner of Avery Fisher Career Grant and Arthur Rubinstein Prize


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1. Variations “Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu”, Op. 121 a
2. Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor
3. Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 66


1. Beethoven
2. D. Shostakovich
3. F. Mendelssohn


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!