Philip Lewis,
Artistic Director


CMI Artist of the Season
Chamber Music International Honors Bion Tsang as "Artist of the Season". CMI selects Artist of the Season based upon extraordinary artistry over several seasons of performances with CMI, performances of chamber music as a major part of their careers, and friendship as well as support for the mission of CMI.


CMI Youth Ambassadors Program
CMI Announces NEW Youth Ambassadors Program! The CMI Youth Ambassadors Program is an exclusive program for dedicated high school musicians whose passion for classical music encourages them to connect with the highest standards of performance in the local and global classical music communities.


CMI Facebook
Come visit CMI's Facebook and join in the FUN! Start a discussion, learn more about CMI, contribute an interesting bit of info about a piece or an artist, add your own rave review about a recent concert, keep up with the latest news about CMI and chamber music!


Instant Encore
Visit Instant Encore for audio clips of upcoming CMI concerts, automated reminders of upcoming events of your interest and much more!

The Richardson Cultural Arts Commission
The Eisemann Initiative Grant
City of Dallas, Office of Cultural Affairs
Moody Fund For The Arts
Texas Commission on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
Steinway Hall
 
Shop at Amazon and help support CMI!
Shop at Amazon and support CMI!

Sponsors

Chamber Music International is a nonprofit, volunteer-centered organization. There are many opportunities for you to help us.
more information

CMI relies on the generosity of our donors. If you believe in what we are doing and you would like to support us, please consider making a donation today.
more information


★ 2021-22 Season Tickets Available Now! ★

To reserve your in-person seats, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267

Get Your 2021-2022 Season Subscriptions Now and Save!



2021-2022 Subscriptions prices now at 10% off and more for a limited time: To purchase tickets, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267

Next Concert Details


Click Here to Buy 

Individual Concert TicketsViolinist Cho-Liang Lin leads a stellar cast with 2 of the most powerful works in the chamber music repertoire.

Program:Divertimento for String Trio in E♭ Major, K. 563....W.A. Mozart
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms

Performances:Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Yura Lee - Viola
Clive Greensmith - Cello
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano



Season 36 Overview

Concert 1Thursday, October 14, 2021St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Monday, November 29, 2021St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, February 19, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, March 19, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 16, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, May 21, 2022St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2021-22 Season

Concert 1

The Iwasaki family opens the season with a popular blend of Haydn, Amy Beach, John Williams, and the monumental Schubert Bb Piano Trio.
Program:Piano Trio in E♭ Major, HOB. XV:29....Joseph Haydn
Romance for violin and piano, Op. 23....Amy Beach
Selections from Three Pieces from Schindler’s List: Theme, Remembrances....John Williams
Piano Trio No. 1 in B♭ Major, D. 898....Franz Schubert

Performances:Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Yurie Iwasaki - Piano


Concert 2

Violinist Cho-Liang Lin leads a stellar cast with 2 of the most powerful works in the chamber music repertoire.
Program:Divertimento for String Trio in E♭ Major, K. 563....W.A. Mozart
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms

Performances:Monday, November 29, 2021 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Yura Lee - Viola
Clive Greensmith - Cello
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano


Concert 3

Violinist Richard Lin—Gold Medalist of the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis—is featured with Taeguk Mun and Chih-Yi Chen in works of Britten, Janáček, and the darkly-Russian Piano Trio of Anton Arensky.
Program:Sonata for violin and piano....Leoš Janáček
Sonata in C for cello and piano....Benjamin Britten
Piano Trio No.1, Op. 32 in D Minor....Anton Arensky

Performances:Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Richard Lin - Violin
Taeguk Mun - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano


Concert 4

Pipa virtuoso Min Xiao-Fen plays a concert of original works including music for the silent film “The Goddess” performed while the movie is shown.
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, March 19, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

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


Concert 5

Pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine and 4 more Superstars present Shostakovich’s and Dvořák’s delicious Piano Quintets along with an aperitif by Atar Arad.
Program:Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57....Dmitri Shostakovich
Toccatina à la Turk....Atar Arad
Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81....Antonín Dvořák

Performances:Saturday, April 16, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


Concert 6

The ever-popular pianist Joyce Yang returns with a spectacular piano recital including work by Bach, Mozart, Stravinsky, Kernis, and Rachmaninoff.
Program:French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816....Johann Sebastian Bach
Ten Preludes, Op. 23....Sergei. Rachmaninoff
Fantasia No. 3 in D Minor, K. 397....W.A. Mozart
“Un Bacio” - A Kiss (Romance and Transfiguration): on themes by John Corigliano and Mark Adamo....Aaron Jay Kernis
The Firebird Suite (piano transcription)....Igor Stravinsky/Guido Agosti

Performances:Saturday, May 21, 2022 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano


Virtual Concerts

Did you miss any of our previous concerts?

You can still purchase access to our VIRTUAL CONCERTS at discounted pricing!

Simply scroll down to the virtual concert of your choice and select your ticket type.

CMI Presents 2021-2022 Season Concert 1, October 14, 2021 - The Iwasaki Family Trio - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Individual Ticket: Adult....... reg $40/ now $30
Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2021-2022 Pre-Season, September 26, 2021 - The Moutouzkine-Kiffer Duo - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Individual Ticket: Tax Deductible-$65
Event Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$500
Artist Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$250
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2020-2021 Season, Concert #6! June 19, 2021 - Pacifica String Quartet with Atar Arad perform Arad, Prokofiev & Dvořák - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Concert 6-Individual Ticket: Adult........ reg $40/ now $30
Concert 6-Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Concert 6-Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Concert 6-Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2020-2021 Season, Virtual Concert #5! May 15, 2021 - Joyce Yang, Amy Schwartz Moretti and Bion Tsang perform Schubert, Korngold & Brahms - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Concert 5-Individual Ticket: Adult........ reg $40/ now $30
Concert 5-Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Concert 5-Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Concert 5-Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2020-2021 Season, Virtual Concert #4! Apr 10, 2021 - Aaron Boyd, Cho-Liang Lin, Susan Dubois, Yura Lee and Bion Tsang perform Dohnanyi, Mozart & Mendelssohn - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Concert 4-Individual Ticket: Adult........ reg $40/ now $30
Concert 4-Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Concert 4-Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Concert 4-Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2020-2021 Season, Virtual Concert #3! Mar 20, 2021 - Andrés Cárdenes, Ko Iwasaki and Hyun Soo Kim perform Leclair, Franck & Mendelssohn - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Concert 3-Individual Ticket: Adult........ reg $40/ now $30
Concert 3-Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Concert 3-Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Concert 3-Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2020-2021 Season, Virtual Concert #2! Feb 27, 2021 - A Journey through Germany and France - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Concert 2-Individual Ticket: Adult........ reg $40/ now $30
Concert 2-Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Concert 2-Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Concert 2-Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents 2020-2021 Season, Virtual Concert #1! Jan 30, 2021 - A Tribute to Stephane Grappelli - To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Concert 1-Individual Ticket: Adult........ reg $40/ now $30
Concert 1-Individual Ticket: Senior..... reg $35/ now $26
Concert 1-Individual Ticket: Student... reg $10/ now $ 8
Concert 1-Household Ticket: (2+)....... reg $80/ now $60
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents The Iwasaki Duo Virtual Special Event!  To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Individual Ticket: Tax Deductible-$65
Event Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$500
Artist Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$250
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents The Crimson Duo Virtual Special Event!  To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Individual Ticket: Tax Deductible-$65
Event Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$500
Artist Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$250
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


CMI Presents The Triopolis Ensemble Virtual Special Event!  To purchase tickets and receive a link to the virtual event, please click on the links below or call 972-385-7267
Individual Ticket: Tax Deductible-$65
Event Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$500
Artist Sponsor: Tax Deductible-$250
Would you like to make a Tax Deductible Donation?
 


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 0 presents 0 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 Season 0 presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

Featured Artist

Jon Kimura Parker - Piano
One of the most sought-after performing pianists today, Jon Kimura Parker performed an unprecedented array of piano concertos in the 2010-2011 season, including Rachmaninoff No. 3, Brahms No. 2, Tchaikovsky No. 1, Barber, Gershwin, Beethoven No. 4, Beethoven “Emperor”, Grieg, and several by Mozart. A true Canadian ambassador of music, Mr. Parker has given command performances for Queen Elizabeth II, the United States Supreme Court, and the Prime Ministers of Canada and Japan. He is an Officer of The Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian honor.

Jon Kimura Parker has performed as guest soloist with major orchestras nationally...more

Meet the Artists



CMI News

A great Chamber Music International program — Brahms, Dohnányi and Shostakovich — played with flair
....more

2016 in Classical Music and Opera: The Big News, the Beautiful Moments
....more

Augustin Hadelich and Joyce Yang pair up for another brilliant recital
....more

Chamber Music International sets high standards for the new season
....more

Kelemen Quartet lives up to hype in electrifying concert Source: Scott Cantrel, Dallas Morning News
Kelemen Quartet lives up to hype in electrifying concert Published 04 June 2011 11:44 PM....more

Classical review: Chamber trio superb with Debussy and Mendelssohn
Source: GuideLive

By OLIN CHISM / Special Contributor to The Dallas....more

Dallas Morning News - Classical Review: Ensemble makes fine work of Mozart, Weber
10:36 AM CST on Monday, February 20, 2006
By OLIN CHISM / Special Contributor....more

Volunteer Opportunities with CMI
Most of the CMI budget goes to the artists, the performance halls and marketing. The....more

CMI program unites spirit, technique
12:18 AM CDT on Monday October 4, 2004

By OLIN CHISM / The Dallas Morning News
RICHARDSON -- Chamber Music International lived....more

An innovative mix - CMI charms with Spohr, Barber and Brahms
12:01 AM CDT on Saturday, May 1, 2004

By OLIN CHISM / The Dallas Morning News
RICHARDSON -- Chamber Music International rarely....more

NEWS RELEASE: Chamber Music International Announces the Winners for the First Annual STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION
DALLAS, April 4, 2004. Chamber Music International (CMI), a non-profit organization that for 18 years....more

Announcing The Annual Mozart Outreach Program
Chamber Music International Brings The Classic to the Inner City Classroom: Announcing The Annual Mozart....more

Jan-12: Dallas Morning News: Vital nuances sharpen at Chamber Music concert.
As piano trios progress, soloists unveil invigorating detail

By SCOTT CANTRELL /....more


15.Nov: Dallas Morning News: Circle of winners drafted - Musical all-stars team up for Chamber Music International
RICHARDSON -- Chamber Music International presents programs in Richardson and Dallas, but it justifies that....more

CMI in the Dallas Morning News: Eisemann stage is set for success ... Arts groups cheer center for boosting image and income
July 20, 2003...By SCOTT CANTRELL, The Dallas Morning News

Ten months after it opened,....more

The Sitka Connection
In 1972, young violinist Paul Rosenthal visited Sitka, Alaska, and fell in love with its....more

Miles For Artists
If you have airline miles waiting to be used, here is a painless opportunity to....more