Philip Lewis,
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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.


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Season 28 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 27, 2013Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, September 28, 2013St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Saturday, November 30, 2013Moody Performance Hall
Concert 3Friday, January 3, 2014Moody Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 15, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Friday, March 14, 2014Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, March 15, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, May 10, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2013-14 Season

Concert 1

Four superlative musicians will delight you with a delicacy of Mozart, a power lunch of Beethoven, and a deliciously romantic evening of Faure.
Program:String Duo No. 1 in G Major for Violin and Viola, K. 423....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Cello Sonata No. 2 in D Major, Op. 58 ....Felix Mendelssohn
Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15....Gabriel Fauré


Performances:Friday, September 27, 2013 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Scott Lee - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Meng-Chieh Liu - Piano



Concert 2

Join CMI for an absolutely thrilling evening of the Argentinian Tango, performed by the acknowledged best tango musicians in the world today!!
Program:Letters from Argentina....Lalo Schifrin
Selections by Ástor Piazzolla....Ástor Piazzolla


Performances:Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Octavio Brunetti - Piano
David Shifrin - Clarinet
Pablo Aslan - Doublebass
Héctor Del Curto - Bandoneon
Satoshi Takeishi - Percussion



Concert 3

CMI is proud to present two of the finest young artists – violinist Augustin Hadelich and pianist Joyce Yang – ever to grace the concert stage in a rare recital appearance.
Program:Sonata in No. 6 in A Major Op. 30/1 ....Ludwig van Beethoven
Three Songs for Piano Solo ....Sergei Rachmaninoff (arr. Earl Wild)
Sonata for solo violin No. 6 in E major Op. 27/6....Eugène Ysaÿe
Sonata for violin and piano....Leoŝ Janáèek
Tango Song and Dance (1997) ....André Previn


Performances:Friday, January 3, 2014 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Augustin Hadelich - Violin
Joyce Yang - Piano



Concert 4

Be with CMI for the greatly anticipated return of the Nakamatsu/Manasse Duo. The concert will include the greatest Piano Quintet of all time!
Program:Trio in Bb, Op. 11 for Piano, Clarinet and Cello....Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano....Francis Poulenc
Passacaglia for Violin and Viola....Handel / Halvorsen
Quintet in F Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 34....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Ik-Hwan Bae - Violin
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet



Concert 5

Thrill to Clara Jumi Kang, one of the greatest young violin virtuos0s of today, in a concert that will include the gypsy-inspired G Minor Piano Quartet of Brahms.
Program:Sonata in G Minor “Devil’s Trill” for Violin and Piano....Giuseppe Tartini
Märchenbilder (Fairy Tale Pictures) for Viola and Piano....Robert Schumann
Caprice Ten (Robert)....Atar Arad
Sonata in F Minor, Op. 80 for Violin and Piano....Sergei Prokofiev
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Clara-Jumi Kang - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Chih-Yi Chen - Piano



Concert 6

Join CMI’s Season Finale as wind, strings and harp provide a delicious journey through Mozart’s Austria, Debussy’s France, and the Germany of Brahms.
Program:Flute Quartet in D major, K.285 ....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp....Claude Debussy
Sextet in G Major, Op 36....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Daphne Gerling - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Eugene Osadchy - Cello
Jaymee Haefner - Harp
James Scott - Flute





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 28 presents 28 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 28 presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

Featured Artist

James Scott - Flute
James Scott´s distinguished musical career includes both performance and academic positions. After earning a bachelor of music degree from Oberlin Conservatory, a master of music in flute, a master of music in piano, and a doctor of musical arts from Peabody Conservatory, Scott spent nearly 30 years at Rutgers University as a full-time faculty member.

In 1994, Scott became associate dean for instruction and professor of flute at Indiana University. Three years later he became director for the School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During this time Scott also performed with the Atlanta Symphony, Camerata...more

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