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Concert 4

Jazzy Bernstein, Rags for Jons, and beautiful German Romanticism make up a fun evening that you won’t want to miss.
Program:Rondo Brillante in B Minor for Violin and Piano, D. 895....F. Schubert
Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Orchestra (Piano), Op. 83....M. Bruch
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, (1942)....Leonard Bernstein
4 Rags for 2 Jons....John Novacek
Quintet for Piano and Strings in Eb Major, Op. 44....R. Schumann

Performance:Friday, February 18, 2011 - 8:00PM
Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Artists:Ik-Hwan Bae - Violin
Philip Lewis - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet



2010-11 Season Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 10, 2010Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 11, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Friday, October 22, 2010SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, October 23, 2010St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, January 8, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 4Friday, February 18, 2011Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church
Saturday, February 19, 2011St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Friday, April 29, 2011St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, April 30, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium
Concert 6Friday, May 27, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium
Saturday, May 28, 2011St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 7Saturday, June 4, 2011SMU Caruth Auditorium - Special Event
Concert 8Sunday, June 5, 2011Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church

2010-11 Season Concert Details

Concert 1

The opening concert of our Silver Anniversary Season features the breathtaking virtuosity of Yi-Jia Susanne Hou and Alexandre Moutouzkine in an unforgettable journey through England, Romania, Hungary, China, and Germany; and concluding with a poignantly autobiographical work of Brahms.
Program:Passacaglia for Violin and Viola....G.F. Handel-Halvorsen
Romanian Folk Dances for Violin and Piano....B. Bartók
Suite of Chinese Folk Songs and Dances....Bo Zhi Yang
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 for Piano, S. 244/2 (Cadenza by Moutouzkine)....F. Liszt
Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op. 60....J. Brahms

Performance:Friday, September 10, 2010 - 8:00PM
Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 11, 2010 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Yi-Jia Susanne Hou - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


Concert 2

Join us for an evening of a “jazzy” clarinet, scintillating Paganini Caprices, a “let-your-hair-down” ‘Hungarian’ Quintet, and the greatest Piano Trio ever written.
Program:Ballad in Memory of Shirley Horn (2005) for Clarinet and Piano.... R. Bennett
Piano Trio in Bb Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"....L. van Beethoven
Caprices Nos. 14 and 21 ....N. Paganini
Quintet for Piano and Strings in C Minor, Op. 1....E.von Dohnányi

Performance:Friday, October 22, 2010 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

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

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Gustavo Romero - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet


Concert 3

Chamber Music International proudly presents the exquisite and profound artistry of the legendary pianist, Leon Fleisher—one of the greatest artists of all time—in an exciting solo recital and a stellar collaboration.
Program:Toccata and Fugue for Piano Left Hand, Op. 56....J. Takács
Prelude and Nocturne, Op. 9 ....A. Scriabin
Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52a (duo)....J. Brahms
Chaconne for the Left Hand from the Violin Partita No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1004....J. S. Bach
Fantasy in F minor, Op. 103 (duo)....F. Schubert
Slavonic Dances, Nos. 6, 10, and 8 (duo)....A. Dvorák

Performance:Saturday, January 8, 2011 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Katherine Jacobson Fleisher - Piano
Leon Fleisher - Piano


Concert 4

Jazzy Bernstein, Rags for Jons, and beautiful German Romanticism make up a fun evening that you won’t want to miss.
Program:Rondo Brillante in B Minor for Violin and Piano, D. 895....F. Schubert
Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Orchestra (Piano), Op. 83....M. Bruch
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, (1942)....Leonard Bernstein
4 Rags for 2 Jons....John Novacek
Quintet for Piano and Strings in Eb Major, Op. 44....R. Schumann

Performance:Friday, February 18, 2011 - 8:00PM
Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church

Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Ik-Hwan Bae - Violin
Philip Lewis - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet


Concert 5

The dazzling artistry of 5 of the top virtuosi of today perform the eerie “Ghost” Trio of Beethoven, the brilliant pyrotechnics of Martinù, and the greatest Post-Romantic Russian Quintet of the 20th century.
Program:Piano Trio in D Major, Op 70 #1, "Ghost"....L. van Beethoven
Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola....B. Martinù
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 30....S. Taneyev

Performance:Friday, April 29, 2011 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, April 30, 2011 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Michael Shih - Violin
Paul Neubauer - Viola
Eric Kim - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano


Concert 6

Chamber Music International closes the season with the return of the dramatic, Hungarian husband-wife team performing French and Russian duos and beloved solo works of Fritz Kreisler. The program concludes with the apotheosis of the great 19th century German School.
Program:Sonata for 2 Violins....J. M. Leclair
Sonata for 2 Violins in C Major, Op. 56....S. Prokofiev
Caprice Viennois, Tambourin Chinois, Schön Rosmarin....Fritz Kreisler
Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34....J. Brahms

Performance:Friday, May 27, 2011 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium

Saturday, May 28, 2011 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Gábor Homoki - Violin
Barnabás Kelemen - Violin
Katalin Kokas - Viola
Eugene Osadchy - Cello
Alessio Bax - Piano


Concert 7

CMI presents the incomparable Kelemen String Quartet in a pair of exciting concerts on June 4th and 5th. Each not-to-be-missed concert will be a completely unique program so clear your weekend for two once-in-a-lifetime performances to cap off CMI’s extraordinary 25th Silver Anniversary Season!
Program:String Quartet in e Op. 59. No. 2 "Razumowsky"....L. Beethoven
String Quartet in C "Dissonanzen" KV 465....W.A. Mozart
String Quartet No. 5....B. Bartók

Performance:Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 8:00PM
SMU Caruth Auditorium - Special Event

Artists: Gábor Homoki - Violin
Barnabás Kelemen - Violin
Katalin Kokas - Viola
Dóra Kokas - Cello


Concert 8

CMI presents the incomparable Kelemen String Quartet in a pair of exciting concerts on June 4th and 5th. Each not-to-be-missed concert will be a completely unique program so clear your weekend for two once-in-a-lifetime performances to cap off CMI’s extraordinary 25th Silver Anniversary Season!
Program:String Quartet in B-flat, Op. 76 ,"Sunrise"....F. J. Haydn
String Quartet No. 1, "Metamorphoses nocturnes"....G. Ligeti
String Quartet in c, Op. 51....J. Brahms

Performance:Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 3:00PM
Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church

Artists: Gábor Homoki - Violin
Barnabás Kelemen - Violin
Katalin Kokas - Viola
Dóra Kokas - Cello




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
Philip Lewis - Violin
Founder/Artistic Director of CMI; Professor of Violin, University of North Texas; Performs in festivals worldwide.
Atar Arad - Viola
Distinguished soloist in prestigious festivals worldwide and Professor of Viola at the University of Indiana at Bloomington.
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Grand Prize Winner of the Dong-Ah International Competition in Korea and Principal Cellist with the Richardson Symphony Orchestra.
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Grand Prize Winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Piano Competition.
Featured Artist
Jon Manasse - Clarinet
Principal clarinetist of the American Ballet Theater Orchestra and one of the nation´s most highly sought-after wind players.

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1. Rondo Brillante in B Minor for Violin and Piano, D. 895
2. Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Orchestra (Piano), Op. 83
3. Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, (1942)
4. 4 Rags for 2 Jons
5. Quintet for Piano and Strings in Eb Major, Op. 44


1. F. Schubert
2. M. Bruch
3. Leonard Bernstein
4. John Novacek
5. R. Schumann

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