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Concert 2

Join us for an evening of one of Mozart’s most dramatic works, followed by the wondrous virtuosity of violinist Augustin Hadelich, and concluding with the greatest string sextet of all time



Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478....W.A. Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 119....F. Poulenc
Polonaise Brillante in D Major, Op. 4....H. Wieniawski
String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36....J. Brahms


Performances:Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

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Season 24 Overview

Concert 1Saturday, September 19, 2009SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 2Saturday, November 14, 2009St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, January 22, 2010SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, January 23, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, February 27, 2010SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 5Friday, March 26, 2010SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, March 27, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Friday, April 30, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2009-10 Season

Concert 1

Our season opens with spectacular performances from four of the top artists of today playing two beloved Romantic Quartets representing the apotheosis of the 19th Century.
Program:Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 47....R. Schumann
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....J. Brahms

Performances:Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
James Dunham - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano


Concert 2

Join us for an evening of one of Mozart’s most dramatic works, followed by the wondrous virtuosity of violinist Augustin Hadelich, and concluding with the greatest string sextet of all time
Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478....W.A. Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 119....F. Poulenc
Polonaise Brillante in D Major, Op. 4....H. Wieniawski
String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36....J. Brahms

Performances:Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Augustin Hadelich - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Susan Dubois - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Nathaniel Rosen - Cello
Gregory Allen - Piano


Concert 3

Chamber Music International proudly presents its first spectacular concert of the decade featuring the virtuosity of Avery Fisher winner Alessio Bax and Queen Elizabeth Gold Medalist Nai-Yuan Hu.
Program:Duo for Violin and Viola in Bb Major, K.424....W. A. Mozart
Sonata # 2 in D Major, Op 94 bis....S. Prokofiev
Piano Quintet in A Major, Op. 81 ....A. Dvorak

Performances:Friday, January 22, 2010 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Saturday, January 23, 2010 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Philip Lewis - Violin
Scott Lee - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Alessio Bax - Piano


Concert 4

A wondrous journey of the virtuosity of America and Poland, ending in Russia with the greatest Piano Quintet of the 20th Century
Program:Four Souvenirs for Violin and Piano....P. Schoenfield
Suite in G Minor for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 71....M. Moszkowski
La Valse....M. Ravel
Piano Quintet in G Minor,Op. 57....D. Shostakovich

Performances:Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Ik-Hwan Bae - Violin
Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Nikola Ruzevic - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


Concert 5

The dazzling artistry of three of the top virtuosi of today will take you on a whirlwind tour of some of the grandest and most exciting music ever written
Program:Gargoyles....Lowell Liebermann
Duo for Violin and Cello....Z. Kodály
Faust Fantasy, Op. 20....P. de Sarasate
Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8....J. Brahms

Performances:Friday, March 26, 2010 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Saturday, March 27, 2010 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Yi-Jia Susanne Hou - Violin
Bion Tsang - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano


Concert 6

Our Grand Finale features a program of highly-charged Romantic works blending the joys of Piano, Clarinet, and Strings
Program:Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano....A. Khachaturian
Sonata in A Major for Piano and Violin....C. Franck
Premiere Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra (Piano)....C. Debussy
Trio for Piano, Clarinet and Cello in A Minor, Opus 114....J. Brahms

Performances:Friday, April 30, 2010 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Carmit Zori - Violin
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet




Artists in the Concert

Augustin Hadelich - Violin
Winner 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant. Gold medal 2006 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.
Featured Artist
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Founder and Artistic Director of the Sitka Chamber Music Festival in Alaska, performs concerts and master classes worldwide.
Atar Arad - Viola
Distinguished soloist in prestigious festivals worldwide and Professor of Viola at the University of Indiana at Bloomington.
Susan Dubois - Viola
Winner of the Tertis International Competition in England and Professor of Viola at the University of North Texas.
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.
Gregory Allen - Piano
Grand Prize winner of the 1980 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv; Second Prize at the 1978 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels.

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1. Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478
2. Sonata for Violin and Piano, Op. 119
3. Polonaise Brillante in D Major, Op. 4
4. String Sextet in G Major, Op. 36


1. W.A. Mozart
2. F. Poulenc
3. H. Wieniawski
4. J. Brahms

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