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2024-25 Season Overview

Concert 1Saturday, September 28, 2024St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Saturday, November 16, 2024St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, January 18, 2025St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, February 15, 2025St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, March 29, 2025St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, April 26, 2025St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

2024-25 Season Concert Details

Concert 1

Thrill to the virtuosity of Sirena Huang and relax in the beauty of the harp and clarinet with Ravel and Brahms.
Program:Chaconne from Partita II, BWV 1004
        ...Johann Sebastian Bach
Sonata Op. 27 #5, for Matthew Crickboom
        ...Eugène Ysaÿe
Introduction & Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet & String Quartet
        ...Maurice Ravel
Clarinet Quintet in B Minor, Op. 115
        ...Johannes Brahms

Performance:Saturday, September 28, 2024 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Sirena Huang - Violin
Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Horacio Contreras - Cello
Kimberly Cole-Luevano - Clarinet
Jaymee Haefner - Harp
James Scott - Flute


Concert 2

Two Highly-acclaimed virtuoso artists performing sonatas by Beethoven and Franck enclosing Romances of Clara Schumann and Partita by Lutoslawski.
Program:Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 12 No. 1
        ...Ludwig Van Beethoven
Three Romances, Op. 22
        ...Clara Schumann
Partita for Violin & Piano (1984)
        ...Witold Lutoslawski
Intermission
        ...
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major
        ...César Franck

Performance:Saturday, November 16, 2024 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano


Concert 3

Enjoy the journey from Germany to Russia and back.
Program:Beethoven String Trio in C Minor, Op. 9 #3
        ...Ludwig van Beethoven
Trio Élégiaque No. 1 in G Minor
        ...Sergei Rachmaninoff
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25
        ...Johannes Brahms

Performance:Saturday, January 18, 2025 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Philip Setzer - Violin
Marcus Thompson - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano


Concert 4

CMI presents a dramatic work of Mozart, the charm of Granados, and closes with the greatest piano quintet of all time.
Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478
        ...Wolfgang A. Mozart
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 49
        ...Enrique Granados
Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34
        ...Johannes Brahms

Performance:Saturday, February 15, 2025 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


Concert 5

Cliburn Silver Medalist Joyce Yang performs the drama of Beethoven, the exquisite beauty of Rachmaninoff, and a work describing a “half-mad musical genius stumbling into insanity.”
Program:Sonata No. 18 Op. 31 No. 3
        ...Ludwig van Beethoven
Preludes (selections from Op. 32)
        ...Sergei Rachmaninoff
Kreisleriana
        ...Robert Schumann

Performance:Saturday, March 29, 2025 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano


Concert 6

Basking in the virtuosity of Jon Nakamatsu, followed by one of Mozart’s greatest string quartets, and concluding with the ultra-romantic Piano Quintet of César Franck.
Program:String Quartet in C Major K. 465 (Dissonance)
        ...Wolfgang. A. Mozart
Andante Spianato & Grande Polonaise Brillante Op. 22
        ...Frédéric Chopin
Quintet for Piano & Strings in F Minor
        ...César Franck

Performance:Saturday, April 26, 2025 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Andres Cardenes - Violin
Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Daphne Gerling - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano


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 season of concerts presents superstars of classical music in 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 Season 0 presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

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Chloé Kiffer - Violin

Violinist Chloé Kiffer, native of France, has received enthusiastic praise by The New York Times for her “pure and beautiful tone” and The Greenwich Sentinel for being “...a star in every sense: performance, exquisite technique and beauty” (April 2019). Kiffer feels as comfortable performing solo on the international stage as she does in intimate chamber settings. 

Performing solo and orchestra engagements across Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, and Asia, Kiffer has appeared at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Beethoven Hall in Bonn, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Hall, Tel Aviv Opera, and Beijing National Center. In October 2015,...more

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