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Concert 5

A fantastic array of Gold Medal Artistry brings to life the greatness of Beethoven, Schubert, & Glazunov.
Program:Trio in Bb Major, Op. 11 for Piano, Clarinet, & Cello....L. van Beethoven
Five Novelettes for String Quartet, Op. 15....A.Glazunov
Quintet in A Major, D. 667 “Trout”....F. Schubert

Performance:Saturday, March 29, 2003 - 8:00PM
The Charles W. Eisemann Center
Artists:Philip Lewis - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Nathaniel Rosen - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet
Jeff Bradetich - Doublebass



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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




Artists in the Concert

Philip Lewis - Violin
Founder/Artistic Director of CMI; Professor of Violin, University of North Texas; Performs in festivals worldwide.
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Founder and Artistic Director of the Sitka Chamber Music Festival in Alaska, performs concerts and master classes worldwide.
Paul Coletti - Viola
Winner of the Naumberg International Competition in New York and Professor of Viola at the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles.
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Grand Prize Winner of the Dong-Ah International Competition in Korea and Principal Cellist with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra.
Nathaniel Rosen - Cello
Gold Medallist of the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow and highly distinguished concert and recording artist.
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Grand Prize Winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Piano Competition.
Featured Artist
John Scott - Clarinet
Internationally-known Clarinetist; Professor of Music at the University of North Texas
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. Trio in Bb Major, Op. 11 for Piano, Clarinet, & Cello
2. Five Novelettes for String Quartet, Op. 15
3. Quintet in A Major, D. 667 “Trout”


1. L. van Beethoven
2. A.Glazunov
3. F. Schubert

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