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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CMI Announces NEW Youth Ambassadors Program! The CMI Youth Ambassadors Program is an exclusive program for dedicated high school musicians whose passion for classical music encourages them to connect with the highest standards of performance in the local and global classical music communities.


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Season 29 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 19, 2014Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, September 20, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Friday, October 10, 2014Moody Performance Hall
Concert 3Friday, December 5, 2014St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, March 7, 2015St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 4, 2015Moody Performance Hall
Concert 6Friday, May 22, 2015Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, May 23, 2015St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2014-15 Season

Concert 1

Thrill to the exquisite beauty of the greatest String Trio of all time paired with the intensity of a Bohemian, emotional roller coaster.
Program:Piano Solo....TBA
Divertimento in Eb Major for Violin, Viola, and Cello, K. 563....W.A. Mozart
Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Friday, September 19, 2014 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Carmit Zori - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano



Concert 2

The lovely pairing of Mozart’s imaginative work combining violins, viola, double bass, and horns with a late Brahms String Quintet— this is part of an Austrian/German lineage spanning over 200 years with Brahms representing the end of an era.
Program:Divertimento for Strings and 2 Horns in D Major, K334....W.A. Mozart
String Quintet in G Major, Op. 111....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Susan Dubois - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Michael Morrow - French Horn
William Scharnberg - French Horn
Jeff Bradetich - Doublebass



Concert 3

CMI presents 4 virtuoso violinists frolicking with fantasies on Carmen, Don Giovanni, La Boheme, Rags of Joplin and Jazz of Gershwin!!
Program:Fantasy on Don Giovanni for 4 violins & bass....W.A. Mozart arr.Milone
Sonata for Two Violins....Sergei Prokofiev
Carmen Fantasy for Four Violins & Bass....Georges Bizet arr.Milone
La Bohème Fantasy....Giacomo Puccini arr. Milone
Rags....Scott Joplin arr. Milone
It Ain't Necessarily So....George Gershwin arr. Milone
Czardas....Vittorio Monti arr. Milone


Performances:Friday, December 5, 2014 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: David Chan - Violin
Stephanie Jeong - Violin
Alex Kerr - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Timothy Pitts - Doublebass



Concert 4

An evening of great variety featuring the classic pair of Mozart, the haunting nostalgia of Schubert, and the highly-charged Franck Quintet.
Program:Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423....W.A. Mozart
Four Impromptus for Solo Piano....Schubert
Piano Quintet in F Minor....César Franck


Performances:Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Clare Adkins Cason - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello
Jon Nakamatsu - Piano



Concert 5

Back by popular demand—2 of the finest young artists in the world in another spectacular collaboration.
Program:Suite Italienne after themes by G. Pergolesi (1710-1736)....Igor Stravinsky
Iberia (selection)....Isaac Albéniz
Sonata No. 3 in d minor Op. 27/3, "Ballade" for Violin Solo....Eugène Ysaÿe
Tre Pezzi....György Kurtág
Sonata in A Major....César Franck


Performances:Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Augustin Hadelich - Violin
Joyce Yang - Piano



Concert 6

Thrill to the tonal beauty, stylistic elegance, and virtuosity of 3-time Gold Medalist --(Montreal, Indianapolis, and Buenos Aires)--violinist Jinjoo Cho. She will be joined by pianist Hyun Soo Kim performing works of Dvorak, Strauss, Grieg, and Bizet/Waxman.
Program:Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75....Dvořák
Sonata for Violin and Piano (1963)....Corigliano
Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat major, op.18....Strauss
Carmen Fantasy....Waxman


Performances:Friday, May 22, 2015 - 8:00PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 8:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Hyun Soo Kim - Piano





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 29 presents 29 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 29 presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

Featured Artist

Jinjoo Cho - Violin

Gold Medalist of the Ninth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of the Indianapolis, critically acclaimed violinist Jinjoo Cho has established herself as a leading young violinist of her generation noted for her vibrant musical personality, warm and engaging tone, and sensual phrasing. Praised by the Times Argus of Montreal as possessing “an undeniable charisma and depth...with an intense lyricism and heartfelt tenderness that sent shivers up the spine,” Jinjoo won both the First Grand Prize and Radio Canada’s People’s Choice Award in the 2006 Montreal International Musical Competition. Ever since, she has been performing worldwide, and has won numerous international awards...more

Meet the Artists

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