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Please join CMI at The Briggs Estate as we kick off the 29th season with Better Than One: An Afternoon with Two Inspirational Harpists, Jaymee Haefner and Emily Mitchell. All proceeds during this concert will benefit CMI's 2014-2015 concert series. To purchase tickets, please click on the link below or call 972-385-7267

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Artist of the Season: Paul Rosenthal

Chamber Music International's 29th Season - 2014-2015 featured artist, Paul Rosenthal

Paul is a violin virtuoso and prominent ambassador of chamber music over the past 50 years throughout the world. He is a prize winner at the Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium Competitions. Subscribe today and save 10-40% when you purchase a subscription series in advance!




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Individual Concert Tickets"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
Dallas City Performance Hall

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

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



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



Complete 2014-2015 Concert Season Listing

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
Dallas City Performance Hall

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

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



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
Dallas City 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 haunting nostalgia of Schubert, the romantic flair of Brahms, and the highly-charged Franck Quintet."


Program:Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major, K. 423....W.A. Mozart
Piano Trio in C Major, Op. 87....Johannes Brahms
Piano Quintet in F Minor....César Franck


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

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Philip Lewis - Violin
Paul Rosenthal - Violin
Paul Coletti - Viola
Jungshin Lim Lewis - Cello



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
Dallas City Performance Hall

Artists: Joyce Yang - Piano
Augustin Hadelich - Violin



CONCERT #6
"CMI is proud to present the 2014 Gold Medalist of the 9th Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis."


Program:TBA....TBA


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

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

Artists: Chih-Yi Chen - Piano
Indianapolis Competition Winner (to be announced) - Violin
 

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

 

Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano
The Dallas Morning News said Russian-American pianist Alexandre Moutouzkine, “played Brahms’ Op. 117 Intermezzi more beautifully, more movingly, than I’ve ever heard them. At once sad, tender and noble, this was playing of heart-stopping intimacy and elegance.” Mr. Moutouzkine has toured throughout Germany, France, Spain, Russia, Italy, and North and South America, as well as in China and Japan. In recent seasons, he has appeared as soloist with the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, the Radio Television Orchestra of Spain, Cleveland Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Valencia Philharmonic, the Gran Canaria and Tenerife symphonies in the Canary Islands, the National Symphonic Orchestra of Panama,...more

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