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Artist of the Season: Alexandre Moutouzkine

Chamber Music International's 30th Season - 2015-2016 featured artist, Alexandre Moutouzkine




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Individual Concert Tickets"Join CMI in a delicious Classical/Romantic romp through Mozart’s elegant Vienna, Turina’s exotic Spain, and Brahms’ Germany—the heart of Western Music."


Program:Piano Trio in Bb Major, K.502....Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Trio #2 in B Minor, Op.76....Joaquín Turina
Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2:00PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano
Sheryl Staples - Violin
Carter Brey - Cello



Concert 1Saturday, September 12, 2015St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Sunday, September 13, 2015Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 2Sunday, October 11, 2015Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 3Friday, December 4, 2015Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 13, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, March 5, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, April 23, 2016Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 7Saturday, May 21, 2016St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2015-2016 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
"Join CMI in a delicious Classical/Romantic romp through Mozart’s elegant Vienna, Turina’s exotic Spain, and Brahms’ Germany—the heart of Western Music."


Program:Piano Trio in Bb Major, K.502....Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Trio #2 in B Minor, Op.76....Joaquín Turina
Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2:00PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano
Sheryl Staples - Violin
Carter Brey - Cello



CONCERT #2
"CMI presents an evening of time spent in the very heart of France—the Impressionism of Debussy and Ravel and the late Romanticism of Chausson in his rarely-heard Concerto for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet."


Program:Sonata for Violin and Piano....Maurice Ravel
String Quartet in G Minor, Op. 10....Claude Debussy
Concerto in D Major for Violin, Piano, and String Quartet, Op.21....Ernest Chausson


Performances:Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 3:00PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Orion Weiss - Piano
Jonathan Crow - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Andrew Wan - Violin
Eric Nowlin - Viola
Brian Manker - Cello



CONCERT #3
"Come and be a part of a breathtaking concert featuring Indianapolis Gold Medalist Clara-Jumi Kang in a spectacular evening of French music favorites."


Program:Sonata for Violin and Piano in G Minor....Claude Debussy
Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2....Maurice Ravel
Poème élégiaque....Eugène Ysaÿe
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major....Caesar Franck


Performances:Friday, December 4, 2015 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Chih-Yi Chen - Piano
Clara-Jumi Kang - Violin



CONCERT #4
"Join CMI for an wondrous concert of Mozart and Brahms including the greatest Piano Quintet of all time. Saturday, February 13, 2016 - St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church"


Program:Selected Duos for Violin and Viola....Béla Bartók
Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in F Minor, Op. 34....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
Philip Lewis - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Che-Yen Chen - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello



CONCERT #5
"CMI is proud to present a lovely tribute dedicated to the memory of the beautiful harpist Deborah Hoffman written by her brother Joel Hoffman and co-commissioned by Chamber Music International. The program also includes the fiery and Gypsy-inspired G Minor Piano Quartet of Johannes Brahms."


Program:‘of Deborah, for Deborah’....Joel Hoffman
Dance sacrée et danse profane for Harp and String Quartet....Claude Debussy
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Kimura Parker - Piano
Nancy Allen - Harp
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Paul Neubauer - Viola
Bion Tsang - Cello



CONCERT #6
"CMI brings back the Grand Duo of pianist Jon Nakamatsu and clarinetist Jon Manasse in an exotic program that literally spans the globe."


Program:Solo de concours....André Messager
Sonata in Eb Major for Clarinet and Piano....Johannes Brahms
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op. 22....Frédéric Chopin
Premiére Rhapsodie....Claude Debussy
Lecuonerias from The Cape Cod Files....Paco D’Rivera
Four Views for Clarinet and Piano....Gordon Goodwin
Full Stride Ahead + from Four Rags for Two Jons....John Novacek


Performances:Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet



CONCERT #7
"Enjoy the lovely journey of Franz Schubert with violist Paul Coletti and the exoticism of the Eastern Europeans-- Smetana and Dvorak-- in 3 of the most popular works of all time."


Program:Sonata “Apreggione” for Viola and Piano....Franz Schubert
String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor....Bedřich Smetana
Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major, Op. 81....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Gregory Allen - Piano
Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Felix Olschofka - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - 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 28th season presents 30 superstars of classical music in six 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 29th Season presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

Sheryl Staples - Violin
Violinist Sheryl Staples was appointed Principal Associate Concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic in 1998 and currently serves as Acting Concertmaster. She made her solo debut with the Philharmonic in 1999 with conductor Kurt Masur, performing the Tchaikovsky Concerto. Since that time she has been featured in over 25 performances, playing concertos of Mendelssohn, Mozart, Haydn, Bach, and Vivaldi with conductors including Alan Gilbert, Lorin Maazel, Yaap van Zweden, Kent Nagano, Jeffrey Kahane and Sir Colin Davis. In addition she has performed as soloist with more than 45 orchestras nationwide, including The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony,...more

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