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The lovely pairing of Mozart’s imaginative work combining violins, viola, double bass, and horns with a late Brahms String Quintet— this is part of an Austrian/German lineage spanning over 200 years with Brahms representing the end of an era.


Program:Divertimento for Strings and 2 Horns in D Major, K334....W.A. Mozart
String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

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Season 29 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 19, 2014Dallas City Performance Hall
Saturday, September 20, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Friday, October 10, 2014Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 3Friday, December 5, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, March 7, 2015St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 4, 2015Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 6Friday, May 22, 2015Dallas City Performance Hall
Saturday, May 23, 2015St. 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. 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





Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Gold Medallist of the 1985 Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels and highly distinguished concert and recording artist. Director of the Taiwan Connection Music Festival.
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Winner of two 1st prizes in the prestigious German Youth Music Competition, 2nd prize of the International Chamber Music Competition “Charles Hennen” in the Netherlands.
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.
Susan Dubois - Viola
Winner of the Tertis International Competition in England and Professor of Viola at the University of North Texas.
Anthony Elliott - Cello
"His emotional communication is often profound, and his glittering, silvery tone captivates the ear."
Featured Artist
Michael Morrow - French Horn
Second horn of the Dallas Opera and performs with the Dallas Wind Symphony.
William Scharnberg - French Horn
Principal horn of the Dallas Opera Orchestra and has been on the faculty at the University of North Texas since 1983.
Jeff Bradetich - Doublebass
Double bass professor at the University of North Texas and can be heard on numerous award-winning recording labels.


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1. Divertimento for Strings and 2 Horns in D Major, K334
2. String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111


1. W.A. Mozart
2. Johannes Brahms


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