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Texas Music Festival
The University of Houston
Moores School of Music
120 School of Music Bldg
Houston, TX 77204-4017
Phone: 713-743-3313
Fax: 713-743-3166

2007 Season Schedule

2007 Immanuel & Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival Concert Calendar
May 29 – June 30, 2007

All Texas Music Festival programs and artists are subject to change.

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Institutes

“Classical Minds” Guitar Institute Concerts

(Ticket prices are (unless noted otherwise) $20 – general, $15 – students/seniors/Guitar Houston/Katy Guild/family of student participants)

Valerie Hartzell, director

  • Tuesday, May 29, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Dudley Recital Hall
    Randall Avers and Stephen Aron
  • Thursday, May 31, 2007, 5:30 p.m., Dudley Recital Hall - $5
    Alejandro Montiel, Kithara Duo, Jonathan Gangi
  • Friday, June 1, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
    Duo Athena and Lucia y Valdemar Gitanerias Flamenco
  • Saturday, June 2, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
    Richard Todd and Andrew Zohn
  • Sunday, June 3, 2007, 4:00 p.m., Dudley Recital Hall – FREE
    Student recital

High School and College Jazz Institute

Noe Marmolejo, director

  • Friday, June 15, 2007, 7:00 p.m., Moores Opera House – FREE
    Student concert

High School Piano Institute

Nancy Weems, director

  • Sunday, June 24, 2007, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Moores Opera House – FREE
    Student concert

“Floot Fire” Flute Institute

Kimberly Clark, director

  • Friday, June 22, 2007, 6:00 p.m., Moores Opera House – FREE
    Student concert

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ORCHESTRAL SERIES CONCERTS

(Ticket prices listed on the main page. To order tickets, please call 713-743-3313)

Saturday, June 9, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Franz Anton Krager, conductor

  • Mahler Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor

Thursday, June 14, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
Friday, June 15, 2007, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Bryan, TX

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Horst Foerster, conductor/leader

  • Trio NOVA, soloist (Andrzej Grabiec, violin; Stefan Reuss, cello; Joseph Werner, piano)
  • Schubert Overture in D Major, D.590 “In the Italian style”
  • Beethoven Concerto in C Major for violin, cello, piano and orchestra, Op. 56 “Triple Concerto”
  • Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian”

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Christoph Campestrini, conductor

  • Robert Atherholt, oboe soloist
  • Paula Page, harp soloist
  • Prokofiev Suite to Lieutenant Kije
  • Lutoslawski Concerto for oboe, harp, and chamber orchestra (1980)
  • Dvorak Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, “From the New World”

Thursday, June 21, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Franz Anton Krager, conductor

  • Melissa Givens, soprano soloist
  • TMF faculty and guest performers
  • Mahler Symphony No. 4 (chamber version, arr. Erwin Stein)

Friday, June 22, 2007, 8 p.m., Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Saturday, June 23, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition Winner, soloist

  • Borodin Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
  • TBA – with Competition Winner
  • Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 in D Minor, Op. 47

Thursday, June 28, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Rista Savic, conductor

  • Grieg Holberg Suite, Op. 40
  • Haydn Symphony No. 73 in D Major, “La chasse”
  • Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60

Saturday, June 30, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
Joel Smirnoff, conductor

  • Roberto Diaz, viola soloist
  • Strauss Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28
  • Maroney Märchenbilder (Fairytale Pictures), world premiere
  • Berlioz Harold in Italy, Op. 16

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Distinguished Artist Series Concerts

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  • Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
  • Chamber music and jazz with TMF faculty, guests, and the TMF Jazz Project.

Monday, June 4, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Presidential Conference Center – Texas A&M
Tuesday, June 5, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House

TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL JAZZ PROJECT

Noe Marmolejo, director; Yvonne Washington, vocalist

Presenting the best of big band and new jazz, this collection of Texas all-stars is a must see and hear. Featuring the incomparable vocals of Yvonne Washington.

Monday, June 11, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Presidential Conference Center – Texas A&M
Tuesday, June 12, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
Trio NOVA and Karen Ritscher

Trio NOVA (Andrzej Grabiec, violin; Stefan Reuss, cello; Joseph Werner, piano) Karen Ritscher, viola

  • Mozart Piano Quartet in G Minor, K. 478
  • Shostakovich Trio in E Minor, Op. 67
  • Dvorak Trio in E Minor, Op. 90 “Dumky”

Monday, June 18, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Presidential Conference Center – Texas A&M
Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
“From Bach to Borodin”

  • Gudny Gudmundsdottir, Kyung Sun Lee, Lucie Robert, violin
  • Matthew Dane, Rita Porfiris, viola
  • Edward Arron, cello
  • Christina Jennings, flute
  • Randall Griffin, clarinet
  • Timothy Hester, piano
  • Bach Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins, BWV 1043
  • Durufle Prelude, recitatif et variations
  • Prokofiev Sextet, Op. 34 “Overture on Jewish Themes”
  • Borodin String Quartet No. 2 in D Major

Monday, June 25, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Presidential Conference Center – Texas A&M
Tuesday, June 26, 2007, 7:30 p.m., Moores Opera House
“Bohemian Rhapsody”

  • Gudny Gudmundsdottir, Kyung Sun Lee, Lucie Robert, violin
  • Matthew Dane, viola
  • Edward Arron, cello
  • Eric Larson, double bass
  • Christina Jennings, flute
  • Anne Leek, oboe
  • Randall Griffin, clarinet
  • Jeff Robinson, bassoon
  • Roger Kaza, french horn
  • Jeffrey Cohen, piano
  • Golijov Lullaby and Doina for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cellos, bass
  • Dvorak Terzetto Op. 74 (for 2 violins and viola)
  • Legetti Six Bagatelles for woodwind quintet
  • Ravel Tzigane
  • Hummel Piano Quintet, Op. 87

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Student Chamber Music Concerts

(Student Chamber Music Concerts are FREE and open to the public.)

Wednesdays, June 13, 20, and 27, 2007, 7:30 p.m.
Dudley Recital Hall


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