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Paris—La Belle Epoque ... With a “side trip” to Poland.


Program:Tarantella for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano in A Minor, Op.6....C. Saint-Saens
Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Strings, and Winds ....M. Ravel
Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 15....G. Faure
Works of Chopin for Piano Solo ....F. Chopin


Performances:Saturday, January 12, 2008 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

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Season 22 Overview

Concert 1Sunday, September 30, 2007St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Friday, November 9, 2007St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, January 12, 2008SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 4Friday, February 8, 2008St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, February 9, 2008SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 5Saturday, March 15, 2008St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, April 19, 2008SMU Caruth Auditorium



Complete 2018-2019 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
"Joyce Yang Pianist—A delicious evening of Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Janáček, and a newly-commissioned work of Elizabeth Younan written especially for Ms. Yang."


Program:Prelude Op.32 No.12 in G# Minor....Sergei Rachmanioff
Prelude Op.23 No.4 in D Major....Sergei Rachmanioff
Prelude Op.3 No.2 in C# Minor....Sergei Rachmanioff
Piano Sonata 1.X.1905....Leoš Janáček
Spanish Rhapsody....Franz Liszt
Piano Sonata....Elizabeth Younan
Sonata in B minor....Franz Liszt


Performances:Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano



CONCERT #2
"The German Classical-Style of the evocative “Ghost Trio” meets the French “ La Belle Epoque” of Fauré."


Program:Sonata for Violin & Piano in E♭Major Op. 12, #3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Piano Trio in D Major Op. 70 #1 (Ghost)....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Piano Quartet #1 in C Minor Op. #15....Gabriel Fauré


Performances:Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Tong-Il Han - Piano



CONCERT #3
"Four superb Taiwanese artists perform contemporary Chinese/Taiwanese music of Bright Sheng and Tsang-Houei Hsu and then close the journey with a trip to Dvořák’s Bohemia."


Program:Stream Flows for Solo Viola....Bright Sheng
Five Preludes for Solo Violin....Tsang-Houei Hsu
Four Movements for Piano Trio....Bright Sheng
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 85....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano



CONCERT #4
"“From Method to Madness” and “Golden Blues” will be featured works from cellist and composer Clancy Newman followed by a romp of “Café Music” and Chausson’s darkly-romantic Piano Quartet."


Program:"From Method to Madness" for Cello & Piano....Clancy Newman
"Golden Blues" for Violin and Cello....Clancy Newman
Cafe Music....Paul Schoenfield
Piano Quartet in A Major, Op. 30....Ernst Chausson


Performances:Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Ayano Ninomiya - Violin
Ann Marie Brink - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano



CONCERT #5
"We open the concert with a work by one of our performers---Lament Corale and Fantasia written and performed by Paul Coletti. Then the concert moves to Czechoslovakia and the music of Martinu and concludes with one of Brahms’ greatest works—his A Major Piano Quartet."


Program:Lament Chorale and Fantasia for Solo Viola....Paul Coletti
Piano Trio #1 "Cinq Pieces Breve"....Bohuslav Martinu
Piano Quartet #2 in A Major, Op. 26....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Martin Beaver - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Gregory Allen - Piano



CONCERT #6
"Pianist Joyce Yang joins the Alexander String Quartet in an unprecedented performance of 3 Piano Quintets in one evening. Schumann, Dvořák, and a newly-commissioned work of Samuel Adams."


Program:Piano Quintet Op. 44, E♭ Major....Robert Schumann
Piano Quintet....Samuel Adams
Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 81....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Zakarias Grafilo - Violin
Frederick Lifsitz - Violin
Paul Yarbrough - Viola
Sandy Wilson - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano



CONCERT #7
"This All-Star-Cast-of-Players concert will feature music of Schoenfield, Dohnányi, and the Brahms Piano Quintet—You are REALLY not going to want to miss it!!"


Program:Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34....Johannes Brahms
Sonata for Violin and Piano....Paul Schoenfield
Serenade for String Trio in C major, Op. 10....Ernő Dohnányi


Performances:Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Stephanie Jeong - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Clive Greensmith - Cello
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano



CONCERT #8
"Enjoy a journey through the France of Jean Francais and the Germany of Beethoven and Brahms including the “Archduke” Piano Trio."


Program:String Trio....Jean Françaix
Piano Quartet #3 in C Minor, Op. 60....Johannes Brahms
Piano Trio No.7 in B♭Major Op.97 "Archduke"....Ludwig van Beethoven


Performances:Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Phillip Ying - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano





Philip Lewis - Violin
Founder/Artistic Director of CMI; Professor of Violin, University of North Texas; Performs in festivals worldwide.
Carmit Zori - Violin
Gold Medallist of the Naumberg and Leventritt International Competitions.
Susan Dubois - Viola
Winner of the Tertis International Competition in England and Professor of Viola at the University of North Texas.
Norman Fischer - Cello
Distinguished chamber music artist and professor of cello at Rice University
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Grand Prize Winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Piano Competition.
Featured Artist
Jaymee Haefner - Harp
Professor of Harp at the University of North Texas. Recent performances in Mexico, Moscow, and Prague.
John Scott - Clarinet
Internationally-known Clarinetist; Professor of Music at the University of North Texas
James Scott - Flute
Flutist, distinguished soloist and Dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas.


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1. Tarantella for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano in A Minor, Op.6
2. Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Strings, and Winds
3. Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 15
4. Works of Chopin for Piano Solo


1. C. Saint-Saens
2. M. Ravel
3. G. Faure
4. F. Chopin


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