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Date: Sunday 27 July 2014

34TH ANNUAL BASICALLY BEETHOVEN FESTIVAL
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“Beethoven’s Dream” by Mel-Ray Cornelius. Acrylic on Canvas

 
 
Dallas City Performance Hall
2520 Flora Street
Dallas TX 75201
 
FREE Admission
Sundays in July starting at 2:30pm
Doors open at 2:00pm
 
 
 

Fine Arts Chamber Players presents the 34th Annual Basically Beethoven Festival Sunday afternoons on July 6, 13, 20, 27. These free concerts of classical chamber music 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 pre-concert Rising Star Recital showcasing young music artists and competition winners. At 3:00pm, the chamber music performances begin featuring musicians from the Dallas & Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras, The Dallas Opera Orchestra, area university faculties and guests. All concerts are FREE TO THE PUBLIC. No reservations or tickets required. Paid parking is available in surface lots and garages in the Dallas Arts District.  Families with children are welcome. For more information call (214) 520-2219, email music@fineartschamberplayers.org.

July 6        

2:30pm           Rising Star Recital      

Harpist Juanito Riveros, 2014 Texas Young Master Award by the Texas Commission on the Arts

3:00pm           Feature Performance

The Wyeth String Quartet, principal strings of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, presents works of Mozart, Herrmann and Beethoven

 

July 13       

2:30pm           Rising Star Recital     

Soprano Audra Methvin, 1st Prize Winner, 2014 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition

3:00pm           Feature Performance    

Pianist Eduardo Rojas performs the music of Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin. Tango dancers George and Jairelbhi Furlong join in the music of Piazzolla and Villoldo.

 

July 20

2:30pm           Rising Star Recital    

Andrew Eldridge, finalist in the Southern California International Marimba Competition

3:00pm          Feature Performance   

The Orchard Ensemble, in residence at Mount Vernon Music, performs Beethoven’s Serenade for flute, violin and viola and String Quartet No. 6, Op. 80 by Mendelssohn

 

July 27       

2:30pm          Rising Star Recital       

Violinist Samantha Choo, winner of the 2013-2014 Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition

3:00pm          Feature Performance    

Fort Worth Symphony Principal Horn Mark Houghton, soprano Camille King and pianist Carol Leone perform the rarely heard Schubert Auf dem Strom. Dr. Leone presents Beethoven piano favorites, Moonlight Sonata—1st movement, Für Elise and more.

 

The Basically Beethoven Festival is made possible in part by The Dallas Foundation – Presenting Sponsor, The University of Texas at Arlington, the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, TACA, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, Ben E. Keith, WFAA Channel 8, WRR-FM Classical 101, DART, and Sloan Bergmann Print Services. For over 34 years, FACP has presented free classical music programs for the enrichment of North Texas area residents. In addition to the free Basically Beethoven Festival, FACP presents the free, monthly Bancroft Family Concerts October through May at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each year, FACP’s educational outreach programs, Dream Collectors and Community Classics, provide over 500 free educational classes and performances in area public schools. Since its inception in 1981, FACP has served over 215,000 children and performed for over 540,000 residents of North Texas.

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Parking and Accessibility for Basically Beethoven Festival

There is plentiful paid parking in surface lots and garages in the vicinity of the Dallas City Performance Hall from $5-$15.

Payment for surface lots parking is made at kiosks on each lot. Please allow extra time when paying at a kiosk.

Covered parking is available in the One Arts Plaza Garage. Entrance to this garage is located on the east end of Wade St. near Arts Plaza St.

Valet parking is available at One Arts Plaza on Routh St. at the circular drive in front of One Arts Plaza.

Entrance to the Lexus Silver Parking Garage is located on Jack Evans St. between Flora St. and Ross Ave. There is no access to the CPH lobby from the garage elevator. Take the elevator up to street level and enter the Hall through the front doors on Flora St.

For patrons with limited mobility, please contact us at 214-520-2219.

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