All Bancroft Family Concerts are free and open to to the public. No reservations or tickets are required! Concerts start at 3 p.m., doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Concerts for the 2016-17 season are:
October 15: Harps in Harmony
A dazzling quartet of Dallas' newest professional harpists led by recently appointed Dallas Symphony Orchestra harpist Emily Levin gather to perform harp chamber music.
November 12: Haven Trio
The award-winning Haven Trio (Professor of Clarinet at University of North Texas Kimberly Cole Luevano, soprano Lindsay Kesselman, and pianist Midori Koga) present contemporary classical music.
January 28: Passing the Torch
DSO members perform side-by-side with their students in woodwind octets by Haydn and Mozart.
February 25: Fragments of the Past and Present
DSO musicians perform the first movement of Shostakovich's chamber arrangement of Symphony No. 15 in A major for violin, cello, piano, celesta, and percussion, with commentary written by the composer.
March 25: Brahms Trio
Violinist Filip Fenrych and horn player Yousef Assi, both of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, join concert pianist Zahari Metchkov for a spectacular performance of Brahms' beloved Horn Trio.
April 15: The Cliburn in Concert—part of the Cliburn in the Community program
This performance features award-winning pianist Claire Huangci in Erik Korngold’s dynamic Suite for Piano (Left Hand), Two Violins and Cello, which was commissioned by pianist Paul Wittgenstein after losing an arm in World War I. After the concert, visit the DMA’s Wittgenstein Vitrine, a jewel-encrusted masterpiece of early 20th century Viennese design once owned by the Wittgenstein family.
May 13: The Cézanne Quartet
The Charles Barr Memorial Concert features the Cézanne Quartet, Peak Fellowship Ensemble- in-Residence at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, performing music by Schubert, Mozart, and Bartok.