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Artists of the Season:

Joyce Yang

Augustine Hadelich

Chamber Music International's 31st Season - 2016-2017 featured artists, Joyce Yang and Augustine Hadelich

Chamber Music International Honors Augustin Hadelich and Joyce Yang as Artists of the Season. CMI selects Artists of the Season based upon extraordinary artistry over several seasons of performances with CMI, active support and performances of Chamber Music as a major part of their careers, and friendship and support of the mission of CMI over the years. Joyce and Augustin have appeared together in recitals for CMI since 2012. "It is with great pleasure that we honor these two exceptional artists as Artists of the Season 2016/2017" - Philip Lewis


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Individual Concert Tickets"A Duo, a Trio, and a Quintet take CMI on a wonderful journey through Austria, Russia and Belgium with the artistry of 5 Spectacular Superstars."


Program:Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 32....Anton Arensky
Piano Quintet in F Minor....César Franck


Performances:Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 2:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Zhang Zuo - Piano
Stephanie Jeong - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Clive Greensmith - Cello



Season 31 Overview

Concert 1Sunday, September 18, 2016Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 2Saturday, October 29, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, December 2, 2016Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 18, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Friday, March 17, 2017Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 6Saturday, April 22, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 7Friday, May 12, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, May 13, 2017Dallas City Performance Hall



Complete 2016-2017 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
"A Duo, a Trio, and a Quintet take CMI on a wonderful journey through Austria, Russia and Belgium with the artistry of 5 Spectacular Superstars."


Program:Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 32....Anton Arensky
Piano Quintet in F Minor....César Franck


Performances:Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 2:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Zhang Zuo - Piano
Stephanie Jeong - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Clive Greensmith - Cello



CONCERT #2
"A beautiful and intense Romantic Sonata, an edgy Hungarian Duo, and a beloved Piano Trio plus some stunning violin virtuosity will create an evening you will never forget!"


Program:Sonata No. 1 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, Op.105....Robert Schumann
Duo for Violin and Cello....Zoltán Kodály
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso....Camille Saint-Saëns
Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49....Felix Mendelssohn


Performances:Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Chih-Yi Chen - Piano
Clara-Jumi Kang - Violin
Bion Tsang - Cello



CONCERT #3
"The Tour de Force Duo of violinist Augustin Hadelich and pianist Joyce Yang was the #1 concert pick from the Top Ten (2014) of Scott Cantrell and the Dallas Morning News!"


Program:Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Berlin Music for Violin and Piano (2010)....Brett Dean
Sonata in D major, K. 306....Wolfgang A. Mozart
Divertimento after ͞The Fairy’s Kiss͟ (homage to Tchaikovsky)....Igor Stravinsky
Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34....Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky


Performances:Friday, December 2, 2016 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano
Augustin Hadelich - Violin



CONCERT #4
"International Violin Competition of Indianapolis Gold Medalist Jinjoo Cho performing Romantic works of Schubert and Schumann with a fun side trip to England."


Program:Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano, ͞Duo͟, D. 574....Franz Schubert
Suite Op. 6 for Violin and Piano....Benjamin Britten
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 47....Robert Schumann


Performances:Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Hyun Soo Kim - Piano
Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello



CONCERT #5
"Thrill to the virtuosic beauty of Martinů and the ever-popular German Romanticism that includes the most popular Piano Quintet of all time."


Program:Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola....Bohuslav Martinů
Sonata #1 in G Major, Op. 78....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in E♭, Op. 44....Robert Schumann


Performances:Friday, March 17, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Martin Beaver - Violin
Philip Lewis - Violin
Phillip Ying - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello



CONCERT #6
"CMI is proud to present the award-winning Zorá String Quartet in their Southwestern debut performance."


Program:String Quartet No. 2 in A Minor, Op. 13....Felix Mendelssohn
Whims for String Quartet....Atar Arad
Viola Quintet No. 3 in E♭ Major, Op. 97....Antonín L. Dvořák 


Performances:Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Atar Arad - Viola
The Zorá String Quartet - Various



CONCERT #7
"Chamber Music International presents the Naumburg Piano Trio and Friends in an
exquisite dance through Hungary, Germany, and Russia."


Program:Serenade in C Major, Op. 10 for Violin, Viola, and Cello....Ernő Dohnányi
Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 57....Dmitri Shostakovich


Performances:Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
Ayano Ninomiya - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello



 

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 31st season presents 30 superstars of classical music in seven 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 31st Season presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Violinist Cho-Liang Lin, is lauded the world over for the eloquence of his playing and for the superb musicianship that marks his performances. In a concert career spanning the globe for thirty years, he is equally at home with orchestra, in recital, playing chamber music, as in a teaching studio.

Mr. Lin’s recent and upcoming concerts reflect his wide-ranging musical activities. Performing on several continents, he appears as soloist with orchestras of Dallas, Toronto, Houston, Nashville, Detroit, San Diego and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra; in Europe with the Bergen Philharmonic, Stockholm Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, and the English Chamber Orchestra...more

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