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PERSPECTIVES 1: Faculty Artist Chamber Music - Grace, Wit, and Fire

Tuesday, June 4, 2013, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
A season of Dynamic Duos and mixed chamber music, curated by pianist Brian Suits, featuring the faculty artists of the Texas Music Festival performing music by Dring, Barber, Suits, Stravinsky, and Saint-Saëns.

Repertoire:

Madeleine Dring: Trio for Oboe, Flute, and Piano
Samuel Barber: Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op. 6
Brian Suits: March March!
Igor Stravinsky: Suite from The Soldier’s Tale
Camille Saint-Saëns: Septet in E flat Major for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings, Op. 65

Performers include:

Andrzej Grabiec, Lucie Robert, violin
Sheldon Person, viola
Anthony Kitai, cello
Eric Larson, double bass
Aralee Dorough, flute
Anne Leek, oboe
Randall Griffin, clarinet
Mark Hughes, trumpet
Brian Suits, piano
Blake Wilkins, percussion

PERSPECTIVES 2: Faculty Artist Chamber Music - Mostly Strings

Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
A season of Dynamic Duos and mixed chamber music featuring the faculty artists of the Texas Music Festival performing music of Schubert, Martinu, Tchaikowsky, and Britten.

Repertoire:

Franz Schubert: Duo Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano
David Anderson: Sonata for Double Bass and Piano (1989)
Bohuslav Martinu: 3 Madrigals for Violin and Viola
Tchaikovsky: Waltz-Scherzo for Violin and Piano
Antonin Dvorak: Songs My Mother Taught Me
Benjamin Britten: Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op. 65 (1961)

Performers include:

Zuo Jun, Lucie Robert, Kirsten Yon, violin
Ivo-Jan van der Werff, viola
Norman Fischer, cello
Dennis Whittaker, double bass
Timothy Hester, Tali Morgulis, piano

PERSPECTIVES 3: Faculty Artist Chamber Music - 2+2+3+4

Tuesday, June 18, 2013, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
A season of Dynamic Duos and mixed chamber music featuring the faculty artists of the Texas Music Festival performing music of Schubert, Poulenc, Mozart, with a world premiere by Peter Lieuwen (Texas A&M University).

Repertoire:

Franz Schubert: Fantasie in F Minor for Piano Four Hands, D.940
Peter Lieuwen: Rhapsody for Violin and Piano (world premiere)
Francis Poulenc: Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano, FP 43
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-Flat Major, K.493

Performers include:

Andrzej Grabiec, Lucie Robert, violin
Wayne Brooks, viola
Lachezar Kostov, cello
Robert Atherholt, oboe
Elise Wagner, bassoon
Jeffrey Cohen, Timothy Hester, Tali Morgulis, piano

PERSPECTIVES 4: Faculty Artist Chamber Music - Grand Finale

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, Dudley Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m.
A group of evocative musical portraits by Toldra, Trimble, and Coleman, and a lush piano quartet by Gabriel Fauré round out the season’s chamber music series featuring the faculty artists of the Texas Music Festival.

Repertoire:

Eduardo Toldrà: Oratio al Maig
Joan Trimble: The County Mayo for Voice and Two Pianos
Valerie Coleman: Portraits of Langston for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano (2007)
Gabriel Fauré: Quartet No. 1 in C Minor for Piano and Strings, Op. 15

Performers include:

Timothy Jones, baritone
Kirsten Yon, violin
Wayne Brooks, viola
Kevin Dvorak, cello
The Webster Trio (Leone Buyse, flute; Michael Webster, clarinet; Robert Moeling, piano)
Richard Beene, bassoon
Timothy Hester, Lisa McCarroll, Geraldine Ong, piano