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2023-24 Concert Season


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2023-24 Season Overview

Concert 1Saturday, November 11, 2023St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 2Saturday, December 9, 2023St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 3Saturday, February 17, 2024St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 4Saturday, March 16, 2024St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 5Saturday, April 20, 2024St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church
Concert 6Saturday, May 25, 2024St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

2023-24 Season Concert Details

Concert 1

Join us for an evening of intense, Russian Romanticism
Program:Nocturne Op. 19, #4....Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op. 19....Sergei Rachmaninoff
Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op. 30....Sergey Taneyev

Performance:Saturday, November 11, 2023 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Jun Iwasaki - Violin
Philip Setzer - Violin
Marcus Thompson - Viola
Anthony Elliott - Cello
Dmitri Vorobiev - Piano


Concert 2

Thrill to an evening of beauty and virtuosity performed by the recent Gold Medalist of the Indianapolis International Violin Competition and Superstar violinist Cho-Liang Lin
Program:Grand Duo Concertante in D Major, Op. 67 #2....Louis Spohr
Sonata for 2 Violins, Op. 56....Sergei Prokofiev
Three Duos for 2 Violins....Dimitri Shostakovich
Suite in G Minor for 2 Violins and Piano , Op. 71....Moritz Moszkowski
Navarra for 2 Violins and Piano, Op. 33....Pablo de Sarasate

Performance:Saturday, December 9, 2023 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Risa Hokamura - Violin
Cho-Liang Lin - Violin
Yurie Iwasaki - Piano


Concert 3

Join us on a Romantic Journey through Germany, Hungary, and Bohemia
Program:Sonata #2 in F Minor, Op. 120 for Clarinet and Piano....Johannes Brahms
Serenade for String Trio, Op. 10....Ernő von Dohnanyi
Piano Quartet in E♭ Major, Op. 87....Antonin Dvořák's

Performance:Saturday, February 17, 2024 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Nai-Yuan Hu - Violin
Susan Dubois - Viola
Ko Iwasaki - Cello
Joyce Yang - Piano
Kimberly Cole-Luevano - Clarinet


Concert 4

World renowned Sitkovetsky Trio in a concert of fun, beauty, and impeccable artistry
Program:Piano Trio “Freak Show”....Sam Perkin
Piano Trio in A Minor....Maurice Ravel
Piano Trio #2 in C Minor, Op. 66....Felix Mendelssohn

Performance:Saturday, March 16, 2024 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Alexander Sitkovetsky - Violin
Isang Enders - Cello
Qian Wu - Piano


Concert 5

This concert features artists from France, Israel, Venezuela, and Russia performing works of composers from Germany, Israel, Armenia, and Russia. Well, we are Chamber Music International
Program:Sonata “Arpeggione” in A Minor for Viola and Piano, D. 821....Franz. Schubert
Caprice #7, “Franz” for Solo Viola....Atar Arad
Piano Trio in F# Minor....Arno Babadjanian
Piano Quartet No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 15....Gabriel Fauré

Performance:Saturday, April 20, 2024 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Chloé Kiffer - Violin
Atar Arad - Viola
Horacio Contreras - Cello
Alexandre Moutouzkine - Piano


Concert 6

Two Jazz twin Superstars and Friends—an unforgettable evening that you won’t want to miss
Program:Program to be announced...
Performance:Saturday, May 25, 2024 - 7:30PM
St. Barnabas Presbyterian Church

Artists: Scott Tixier - Violin
Tony Tixier - Piano


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 season of concerts presents superstars of classical music in 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 Season 0 presents a once-in-a-lifetime experience with timeless music.

 

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Atar Arad - Viola
Atar Arad was born in Tel Aviv and began his early musical education and violin studies there. In 1968 he was one of a select few young virtuosos to be invited to study under the patronage of the Queen of Belgium in the renowned Chapelle Musicale Reine Elizabeth. In 1971, drawn by the deep, warm sound of the viola and its broad but unfamiliar repertoire, he decided to devote himself to this instrument and its music. In July 1972, in his first appearance as a violist, he won the City of London prize as a laureate of the Carl Flesch...more

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