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Season 32 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 22, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 23, 2017Moody Performance Hall
Concert 2Saturday, December 2, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, January 12, 2018Moody Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 10, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 28, 2018Moody Performance Hall
Concert 6Friday, May 18, 2018Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, May 19, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2020-21 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1


Program:Gypsy Showstoppers....TBA
Tribute to Stéphane Grappelli....TBA


Performances:Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Scott Tixier - Violin



CONCERT #2


Program:Sonata in A, Op. 49, "Kreutzer" for Violin and Piano....Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Violin and Cello....Maurice Ravel
Quintet for Piano and Strings in A Major, Op. 81....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Taeguk Mun - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano



CONCERT #3


Program:Chaconne for Violin and Piano....Tomaso Vitali
Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano....César Franck
Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66....Felix Mendelssohn


Performances:Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Richard Lin - Violin
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano



CONCERT #4


Program:Serenade in C Major, Op. 10....Ernst von Dohnányi
String Quintet No. 3 in C Major, K. 515....W. A. Mozart
String Quintet No. 2 in Bb Major, Op. 87....Felix Mendelssohn


Performances:Saturday, April 10, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Aaron Boyd - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Yura Lee - Viola
Nicholas Canellakis - Cello



CONCERT #5


Program:Sonata in A minor, D. 821, "Arpeggione"....Franz Schubert
Suite for Violin and Piano, "Much Ado About Nothing", Op. 11....Erich W. Korngold
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 3:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Amy Schwartz Moretti - Violin
Bion Tsang - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano



CONCERT #6


Program:String Trio, "From Here to There" for Violin, Viola and Cello....Atar Arad
String Quartet No. 1 (1954)....György Sándor Ligeti
String Quintet in Eb Major, Op. 97....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Simin Ganatra - Violin
Austin Hartman - Violin
Mark Holloway - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Brandon Vamos - Cello



CONCERT #7


Program:"Golden Drizzling"....Min Xiao-Fen
"Shadow of Silence"....Rez Abbasi
"Forever Fragrant"....Min Xiao-Fen
"Osmanthus Flower"....Min Xiao-Fen
"Hero"....Min Xiao-Fen
"The Goddess"....Min Xiao-Fen


Performances:Saturday, July 10, 2021 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Min Xiao-Fen - Pipa
Rez Abbasi - Guitar





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 34th season presents 34 superstars of classical music in eight 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 34th Season presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

Scott Tixier - Violin

One of his generation’s extraordinary talents, Scott Tixier has made a name for himself as a violinist-composer of wide-ranging ambition, individuality and drive — “the future of jazz violin” in the words of Downbeat Magazine and “A remarkable improviser and a cunning jazz composer” in those of NPR.

The New York City-based Tixier, born in 1986 in Montreuil, France has performed with some of the leading lights in jazz and music legends from Stevie Wonder to NEA jazz master Kenny Barron; as a leader as well. Tixier’s acclaimed Sunnyside album “Cosmic Adventure” saw the violinist performing with a all star...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!