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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

Performance:Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Artists:Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet
Ivan Mutuzkin - Flute
Katie Wolber - French Horn
James Ryon - Oboe
Leslie Massenburg - Bassoon



2017-18 Season Overview

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

2017-18 Season Concert Details

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

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

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 7:30PM
Moody 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

Performance: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

Performance:Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody 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

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

Artists: Martin Beaver - Violin
Susan Dubois - 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

Performance:Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Artists: Sheryl Staples - Violin
Cynthia Phelps - Viola
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

Performance:Friday, May 18, 2018 - 7:30PM
Moody Performance Hall

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 7:00PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
John Scott - Clarinet
Ivan Mutuzkin - Flute
Katie Wolber - French Horn
James Ryon - Oboe
Leslie Massenburg - Bassoon




Artists in the Concert

Jon Nakamatsu - Piano
Grand Prize Winner of the 1997 Van Cliburn Piano Competition.
Featured Artist
John Scott - Clarinet
Internationally-known Clarinetist; Professor of Music at the University of North Texas
Ivan Mutuzkin - Flute

A leading soloist and chamber musician, Mr. Mutuzkin has performed with major orchestras in Italy, Spain, Norway, and England as well as throughout his native Russia. In 2012, he made his debut appearance in the United States when he performed in NYC’s Lincoln Center in a flute quartet with members of the Metropolitan Opera. Maintaining an active performing and teaching career, Ivan is also the author of a book entitled "Experimental Flute in Twentieth Century Music" (based on examples of compositions for solo flute by foreign composers).  

Katie Wolber - French Horn

Katie is currently Principal Horn of both The Dallas Opera and the Dallas Chamber Symphony, and she also frequently plays as a substitute or extra horn with the Dallas Symphony and Fort Worth Symphony. Prior to becoming Principal Horn for the opera, she was Third Horn from 2014-2017.

James Ryon - Oboe

James Ryon has appeared as recitalist and soloist in the United States, South & Central America and the Middle East. He currently is Professor of Oboe at the University of North Texas College of Music and he serves as the Principal Oboist of the Baton Rouge Symphony. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in music from the Juilliard School and has received performance fellowships at the Aspen, Berkshire, Blossom, Kneisel Hall and New College Music Festivals. His principal teachers are Robert Bloom and John Mack.

Leslie Massenburg - Bassoon
Leslie Massenburg began her musical studies with piano at the age of 5. She started playing the bassoon in 1995 and continued to Baylor University for her undergraduate degree in bassoon performance and piano pedagogy. She furthered her bassoon studies with a masters degree from Southern Methodist University and three years at the Aspen Summer Music Festival.

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1. Concert Piece No. 1 in F Minor for Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano
2. Quintet in E♭ Major for Piano, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn & Bassoon, Op. 16
3. Sextet in B♭ Major for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon & Piano, Op. 6


1. Felix Mendelssohn
2. Ludwig Van Beethoven
3. Ludwig Thuille

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