2015 Basically Beethoven Festival~~~Fine Arts Chamber Players
2015 Basically Beethoven Festival
Closing this week on Sun, Jul 26
Next performance on Sun, Jul 26 at 3pm
Fine Arts Chamber Players
Moody Performance Hall
2520 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201


The Basically Beethoven Festival, a series of free concerts every Sunday afternoon in July, opens its 35th season on July 5th. Presented by Fine Arts Chamber Players, these concerts are held at the Dallas City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District at 2520 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201. Doors open at 2:00pm for the 2:30pm Rising Star Recital featuring outstanding clarinetist Ridge Garner. Garner is the Grand Prize winner of the 2015 Collin County Young Artist Competition and 2015 Juanita Miller Concerto Competition. At 3:00pm, Texas Camerata presents “Baroque and Beyond” with music by Schmelzer, Marais, Telemann, Vivaldi, Mudge and Beethoven performed on authentic Baroque and Classical period instruments. All concerts are FREE TO THE PUBLICPaid parking is available in surface lots and garages in the Dallas Arts District. Families with children are welcome. For more information email, call (214)520-2219, or visit our website at Basically Beethoven Festival recitals and concerts continue on July 12, 19, and 26.





2:30 Rising Star Recital
Clarinetist Ridge Garner, Grand Prize Winner (Winds) in the 2015 Collin County Young Artist Competition performs with pianist Anastasia Markina.

  • Time Pieces by Robert Muczynski
  • Peregi Verbunk, Op. 40 by Leo Weiner

3:00 Feature Performance
Texas Camerata—Baroque and Beyond
Seven musicians dedicated to performing the music of the Baroque and Classical eras with an emphasis on historical style. Selections performed on authentic Baroque and Classical period instruments:

  • Sonata in C Major for Trumpet, Violin, Viola da Gamba, and Basso Continuo by Johann Heinrich Schmelzer
  • Sonnerie de Sainte Geneviève du Mont de Paris by Marin Marais
  • Quartet in D Major TWV 43:D3 by George Philipp Telemann
  • Concerto for Flute, Violin and Continuo, RV 84 by Antonio Vivaldi
  • Six Ländler [German Dances] WoO 15 for Two Violins and Cello by Ludwig van Beethoven 
  • Trumpet Concerto in D Major by Richard Mudge 



2:30 Rising Star Recital
Pianist Hannah Rosen, Grand Prize Winner (Piano) in the 2015 Collin County Young Artist Competition and winner of the 2013 Dallas Symphonic Festival Competition, presents music of Beethoven and Chopin.

3:00 Feature Performance
The Long Duo—Music for Two Pianos
Sisters Christina and Beatrice Long present music for two pianos by Beethoven, Ravel, Mendelssohn, Lutoslawski and Milhaud plus Schumann's rarely performed Andante and Variations for two pianos, two cellos and horn.



2:30 Rising Star Recital 
Violinist Abigail Fuchs, Grand Prize winner in the 2014 Dallas Symphonic Festival Competition performs music by Piazzolla and Sarasate with pianist Deborah Austin.

3:00 Feature Performance
Yuri Anshelevich—It Sounds Better on the Cello
Celebrating his 35-year tenure with Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Yuri Anshelevich perfoms the music of Beethoven, Brahms and Schumann with Steven Harlos, pianist.



2:30 Rising Star Recital
Award-winning Madera Wind Quintet presents music for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn by Don Gillis, a Texas musical legend, plus Quodlibet by Arne Running.

3:00 Feature Performance
Family Favorites
Enjoy an afternoon of classical favorites presented by Alex and Rachel McDonald, Grace and Scott Wollett plus Joseph Kuipers. Selected movements by Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, Bloch and Brahms feature music for violin, viola, oboe, cello and piano.

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