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Individual Concert Tickets"Join us for an Ultra-Romantic journey through Germany, Poland and Bohemia with four outstanding artists including the Fischer Duo."


Program:String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65....Frédéric Chopin
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jeanne Kierman - Piano



Season 32 Overview

Concert 1Friday, September 22, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Saturday, September 23, 2017Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 2Saturday, December 2, 2017St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Friday, January 12, 2018Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 4Saturday, February 10, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 28, 2018Dallas City Performance Hall
Concert 6Friday, May 18, 2018Dallas City Performance Hall
Saturday, May 19, 2018St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church



Complete 2017-2018 Concert Season Listing

CONCERT #1
"Join us for an Ultra-Romantic journey through Germany, Poland and Bohemia with four outstanding artists including the Fischer Duo."


Program:String Trio in G Major, Op. 9 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata for Cello & Piano in G Minor, Op. 65....Frédéric Chopin
Piano Quartet No. 2 in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonín Dvořák


Performances:Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Norman Fischer - Cello
Jeanne Kierman - Piano



CONCERT #2
"Violinist Cho-Liang Lin and pianist Jon Kimura Parker present three of Beethoven's greatest works for piano and violin."


Program:Sonata No. 6 in A Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 1....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 8 in G Major for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 3....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sonata No. 7 in C Minor for Piano and Violin, Op. 30 No. 2....Ludwig Van Beethoven


Performances:Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Jon Kimura Parker - Piano



CONCERT #3
"Experience the scintillating magic of Mozart, the elegant-delicious sonata of Fauré and the dramatic fun of Dohnányi's Opus 1."


Program:Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, K. 493....Wolfgang Mozart
Sonata for Violin and Piano in A Major, Op. 13....Gabriel Fauré
Piano Quintet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 1....Ernő Dohnányi


Performances:Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Jinjoo Cho - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Hyun Soo Kim - Piano



CONCERT #4
"Join us for Mozart's "Michael Haydn Impersonation", Clancy Newman's Collision Course and the great Gypsy-inspired piano quartet in G Minor by Johannes Brahms."


Program:Duo for Violin & Viola in G Major, K.423....Wolfgang Mozart
Collision Course for Clarinet, Cello & Piano....Clancy Newman
Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25....Johannes Brahms


Performances:Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Martin Beaver - Violin
Phillip Ying - Viola
Clancy Newman - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet



CONCERT #5
"Back by popular demand ˗˗ Three Principal Players of the New York Philharmonic join piano virtuoso Joyce Yang in an inspired evening of Mozart, Schumann, and Fauré."


Program:Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478....Wolfgang Mozart
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 47....Robert Schumann
Piano Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 45....Gabariel Fauré


Performances:Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

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



CONCERT #6
"Here come the winds with pianist Jon Nakamatsu in a Trio of Mendelssohn, a Quintet of Beethoven, and a Sextet of Ludwig Thuille."


Program:Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano....Felix Mendelssohn
Quintet in E♭ Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon, Op. 16....Ludwig Van Beethoven
Sextet in B♭ Major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Piano, Op. 6....Ludwig Thuille


Performances:Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30PM
Dallas City Performance Hall

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Jon Manasse - Clarinet
Elizabeth Mann - Flute
Eric Reed - French Horn
Roni Gal-Ed - Oboe
Cynde Iverson - Bassoon



 

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.

 

Andrés Cárdenes - Violin
Recognized worldwide as a musical phenomenon, Grammy-nominated Andrés Cárdenes parlays his myriad talents into one of classical music’s most versatile careers. An intensely passionate and personally charismatic artist, Cuban-born Cárdenes has garnered international acclaim from critics and audiences alike for his compelling performances as a violinist, conductor, violist, chamber musician, concertmaster, and recording artist.

Since capturing Second Prize in the 1982 Tchaikovsky International Violin Competition in Moscow, Mr. Cárdenes has appeared as a soloist on four continents with over 100 orchestras including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, St. Louis Symphony, Moscow Philharmonic, Dallas Symphony, Helsinki...more

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