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Concert 3

Young Virtuosi join Seasoned Artistry in a program of Delicious Variety culminating with one of the most glorious works of the 19th Century.
Program:Passacaglia for Violin and Viola....Handel-Halvorsen
Trio for Flute, Viola, and Cello....A. Roussel
Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Op. 75....C. Saint-Saëns
String Quintet for C Major, D. 956....F. Schubert


Performance:Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

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2008-09 Concert Season Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 19, 2008St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 20, 2008SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 2Saturday, November 1, 2008SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 3Saturday, January 24, 2009St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Friday, February 27, 2009SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 5Monday, April 13, 2009St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, May 16, 2009St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Sunday, May 17, 2009SMU Caruth Auditorium


2008-09 Season Concerts

Concert 1

Our spectacular Opening Concert of the Season features top Laureates of the Tchaikovsky and Paganini International Competitions in works of Virtuosity and Romantic Passion.
Program:Sonata in G Minor "Devil´s Trill"....G. Tartini
Piano Trio No. 1 D Minor, Op. 32....A. Arensky
Piano Quintet in Eb, Op. 44....R. Schumann

Performance:Friday, September 19, 2008 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 20, 2008 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Philip Lewis - Violin
Stefan Milenkovich - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Nathaniel Rosen - Cello
Gustavo Romero - Piano


Concert 2

Top “Billboard” Pianist Jon Nakamatsu partners with three Stellar Artists for a Magical Journey through Germany and Hungary.
Program:Clarinet and Piano Sonata F Minor, Op. 120, #2....J. Brahms
Contrasts....B. Bartók
Piano Trio No. 1 D Minor, Op. 49....F. Mendelssohn

Performance:Saturday, November 1, 2008 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Carmit Zori - Violin
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet


Concert 3

Young Virtuosi join Seasoned Artistry in a program of Delicious Variety culminating with one of the most glorious works of the 19th Century.
Program:Passacaglia for Violin and Viola....Handel-Halvorsen
Trio for Flute, Viola, and Cello....A. Roussel
Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Op. 75....C. Saint-Saëns
String Quintet for C Major, D. 956....F. Schubert

Performance:Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Ik-Hwan Bae - Violin
Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Eugene Osadchy - Cello
Grace Fong - Piano
James Scott - Flute


Concert 4

Join Us for a Spectacular Musical Highlight of a Lifetime.
Program:Sonata for Violin and Cello....M. Ravel
Horn Trio in Eb Major, Op. 40....J. Brahms
Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50....P.I. Tchaikovsky

Performance:Friday, February 27, 2009 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Lynn Harrell - Cello
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano
William VerMeulen - French Horn


Concert 5

Enjoy a concert of the most Dazzling Artistry and Virtuosity to be heard anywhere in a program of Excitement, Intimacy, and Whimsy including the one-of-a-kind Gypsy Piano Quartet of Brahms.
Program:- Sonata for 2 Violins in B flat major, Op. 12....J. Leclair
- Selected Duos for 2 Violins....B. Bartók
- Etudes-Caprices for Two Violins, Op. 18....H. Wieniawski
- Playera....P. Sarasate
- Zapateado, Op. 23 #2....P. Sarasate
- Navarra for 2 Violins & Piano....P. Sarasate
- Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....J. Brahms

Performance:Monday, April 13, 2009 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Barnabás Kelemen - Violin
Katalin Kokas - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Alessio Bax - Piano


Concert 6

Our Grand Finale features Seven World-Class Artists in a Luscious Evening of Paris and La Belle Epoque with a Russian’s Journey of Longing to Italy.
Program:String Trio....J. Françaix
Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 3....E. Chausson
String Sextet "Souvenir de Florence", Op. 70....P.I. Tchaikovsky

Performance:Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Sunday, May 17, 2009 - 3:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Philip Lewis - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Susan Dubois - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano




Artists in the Concert

Ik-Hwan Bae - Violin
Winner of the Queen Elizabeth Competition in Brussels and Concertmaster of the Hwaum Chamber Orchestra in Korea
Jun Iwasaki - Violin
First prize winner of Coleman Chamber Music Competition, Los Angeles
Featured Artist
Susan Dubois - Viola
Winner of the Tertis International Competition in England and Professor of Viola at the University of North Texas.
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Winner of the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow.
Eugene Osadchy - Cello
Associate Professor of Cello at the University of North Texas; Performs in music festivals throughout the USA and Canada
Grace Fong - Piano
Praised as a "true musical colourist with enormous style and taste," an artist of "rare eloquence and grace"
James Scott - Flute
Flutist, distinguished soloist and Dean of the College of Music at the University of North Texas.

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1. Passacaglia for Violin and Viola
2. Trio for Flute, Viola, and Cello
3. Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano, Op. 75
4. String Quintet for C Major, D. 956


1. Handel-Halvorsen
2. A. Roussel
3. C. Saint-Saëns
4. F. Schubert

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