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The opening concert of our Silver Anniversary Season features the breathtaking virtuosity of Yi-Jia Susanne Hou and Alexandre Moutouzkine in an unforgettable journey through England, Romania, Hungary, China, and Germany; and concluding with a poignantly autobiographical work of Brahms.


Program:Passacaglia for Violin and Viola....G.F. Handel-Halvorsen
Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Piano....B. Bartók
Suite of Chinese Folk Songs and Dances....Bo Zhi Yang
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 for Piano, S. 244/2 (Cadenza by Moutouzkine)....F. Liszt
Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60....J. Brahms


Performances:Friday, September 10, 2010 - 8:00PM
Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church

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

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

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

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Season 25 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 10, 2010Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 11, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Friday, October 22, 2010SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, October 23, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, January 8, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 4Friday, February 18, 2011Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
Saturday, February 19, 2011St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Friday, April 29, 2011St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, April 30, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 6Friday, May 27, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, May 28, 2011St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 7Saturday, June 4, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium - Special Event
Concert 8Sunday, June 5, 2011Canyon Creek 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
Moody 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
Moody 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
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Sheryl Staples - Violin
Cynthia Phelps - Viola
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
Moody Performance Hall

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

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet
Ivan Mutuzkin - Flute
Katie Wolber - French Horn
James Ryon - Oboe
Cynde Iverson - Bassoon





Yi-Jia Susanne Hou - Violin
Gold Medalist, 3 International Violin Competitions: Concours Jacques Thibaud,1999; Lipizer,1999; Sarasate,1997.
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
First prize winner of the 2003 William Primrose Viola Competition and “Yuri Bashmet prize” winner of the 2003 Lionel Tertis Viola Competition.
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Grand Prize Winner of the Dong-Ah International Competition in Korea and Principal Cellist with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra.
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
Winner of the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Spain.
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1. Passacaglia for Violin and Viola
2. Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Piano
3. Suite of Chinese Folk Songs and Dances
4. Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 for Piano, S. 244/2 (Cadenza by Moutouzkine)
5. Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60


1. G.F. Handel-Halvorsen
2. B. Bartók
3. Bo Zhi Yang
4. F. Liszt
5. J. Brahms


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!