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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

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2008 Immanuel & Helen Olshan Texas Musical Festival 2008
Season Schedule

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

Distinguished Artist Series

June 2, Rudder Theatre, College Station, TX, 7:30 p.m.
June 3, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.

“Summer Salon”

Chamber music to put you in a summer mood, performed by festival faculty and guests. Curated by pianist Brian Suits.

Brian Suits: “Irish” Quartet for strings; Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango for viola and piano; Villa-Lobos: The Jet Whistle for flute and cello; Robert Nelson: Capriccio for violin and piano; Paul Schoenfield: Café Music for violin, cello, and piano

Texas Music Festival Orchestra

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

Franz Anton Krager, conductor
Janina Fialkowska, piano soloist

  • David Heuser Three Dances for Orchestra*
  • Maurice RavelPiano Concerto in G
  • Igor Stravinsky Petrouchka (1911)

* commissioned by the Immanuel and Helen Olshan TEXAS MUSIC FESTIVAL with the generous assistance of the Visionary Initiatives Fund, Vicky and Don Eastveld and Miranda and Dan Wainberg, founders, with additional support from the Houston Arts Alliance.

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Distinguished Artist Series

June 9, Rudder Theatre, College Station, TX, 7:30 p.m.
June 10, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.

TMF Jazz Project

Noe Marmolejo, director
The TMF Jazz Project, Texas’s all-star jazz band, continues its tradition of presenting the best in jazz, both new and old.

Texas Music Festival Orchestra

June 13, Rudder Auditorium, College Station, TX, 7:30 p.m.
June 14, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.

Klauspeter Seibel, conductor
Lucie Robert, violin
Jeffrey Cohen, piano

  • Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme of Haydn, Op. 56a
  • Felix Mendelssohn Concerto for Piano and Violin in D Minor
  • Maurice Ravel Daphnis et Chloé: Suites 1& 2

Distinguished Artist Series

June16, Rudder Theatre, College Station, TX, 7:30 p.m.
June 17, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.

“As American As….”

Curated by violist Rita Porfiris, this faculty chamber music concert features works on an American theme, featuring the original chamber version of Copland’s classic Appalachian Spring, Dvorak’s “American” Quartet for strings, and Robert Erickson’s General Speech for trombone.

Texas Music Festival Orchestra

June 20, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 8 p.m.
June 21, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
Christoph Campestrini, conductor
TBA soloist, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition winner

  • Dmitri Shostakovich Festive Overture, Op. 96
  • TBA Concerto with Competition winner
  • Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27

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Distinguished Artist Series

June 23, Rudder Theatre, College Station, TX, 7:30 p.m.
June 24, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.

“Double Fantasy”

A concert of duos and fantasies to round out the festival’s summer chamber music offerings. Curated by Houston Symphony tubist David Kirk, this program offers an eclectic mix of offerings by Schumann, Elliott Carter, Sarasate, Telemann, Britten, and John Stevens.

Texas Music Festival Orchestra

June 28, Moores Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
Marek Pijarowski, conductor
Kyung Sun Lee, violin
Edward Arron, cello

  • Gioacchino Rossini Overture to La gazza ladra (The thieving magpie)
  • Johannes Brahms Concerto for Violin and Cello in A Minor, Op. 102
  • Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome

“Classical Minds” Guitar Festival (June 27-July 3)

Friday, June 27, 2008, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
RECITAL: Eduardo Costa and Joao Paulo Figueiroa

Saturday, June 28, 2008, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
RECITAL: Isaac Bustos and Adam Holzman

Sunday, June 29, 2008, Dudley Recital Hall, 5:30 p.m.
RECITAL: Klondike Steadman and Bryan Johanson

Tuesday, July 1, 2008, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
RECITAL: Angelo Favis and Randall Avers

Wednesday, July 2, 2008. Dudley Recital Hall, 5:30 p.m.
Young Artist Recital:Tickets: $5

Thursday, July 3, 2008, Dudley Recital Hall, 3:00 p.m.
Student Solo and Guitar Orchestra Recital:Free admission

Ticket Information

Ticket prices are for TMF orchestra and Distinguished Artist Series concerts held at the Moores Opera House (713-743-3313 )

SINGLE TICKETS
$15 – general
$10 – students/ seniors

TICKET PACKAGES
All Season Passes, Mix and Match, and Group Discount Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Season Pass
Good for all TMF orchestra and Distinguished Artist Series Concerts.

$75 – general
$50 – students/ seniors

Mix and Match
Choose 3, get 1 free!

$40 – general
$25 – students/ seniors

Group discounts
Available for groups of 10+.
Contact the Box Office for details. (713-743-3313)

Texas A&M University Tickets
979-845-1234
tickets@MSC.tamu.edu

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