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2017 Basically Beethoven Festival

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Sun Jul 30 2017 2:30 pm

Date: Sunday 30 July 2017

2017 Basically Beethoven Festival

Sundays in July: 9, 16, 23, & 30

2:30 pm – Rising Star Recital

3 pm – Feature Performance

Dallas City Performance Hall

2520 Flora Street

All concerts are FREE and family-friendly.

July 9, Dances & Romances:  Chloe Trevor, violin, and Jonathan Tsay, piano, play Brahms, Beethoven and more! Ms. Trevor has performed with orchestras across the world (and boasts over 100,000 followers on Instagram). Mr. Tsay is a founder of ensemble 75, a local chamber music project, and has performed as a soloist in the U.S., Canada, and Taiwan. Rising Stars: Marlon Florez, cello; Regina Lin, piano.

July 16, A Spirited Afternoon:  A string sextet presents Tchaikovsky‘s exuberant Souvenir de Florence: Sean Riley, violin; Grace Kang Wollett, violin; Rachel Li McDonald, viola; Imelda Tecson, viola; Jonah Kim, cello; Joseph Kuipers, cello; and Basically Beethoven Festival Director Alex McDonald, piano. Rising Stars: Yong-Ha Jung, viola; Patrick Magee, piano.

July 23, Stephen Nielson and Friends:  Steinway Artist Stephen Nielson, piano, is joined by Dallas Symphony Orchestra member Motoi Takeda, violin, and Caroline Nielson, mezzo soprano, in works by Beethoven, Poulenc, Beach, and two of Mr. Nielson’s own arrangements. Rising Stars: Daniel Che, piano; Alice Zhang, piano.

July 30, Americana!:  A chamber arrangement of Copland‘s masterpiece Appalachian Spring, played by an ensemble including Dallas and Ft. Worth Symphony members, and Jennifer Higdon‘s Piano Trio close the Festival. The musicians are Lucas Aleman, violin (DSO); Mariana Cottier-Bucco, violin (DSO); Shu Lee, violin (DSO); Grace Kang Wollett, violin (Dallas Opera); Christine Hwang, viola (DSO); Rachel Li McDonald, viola; Lesley Cleary, cello (FWSO); Craig Leffler, cello (faculty, UT Arlington); William Clay, bass (FWSO); Margaret Shin Fischer, flute; Jonathan Jones, clarinet (Dallas Chamber Symphony, Las Colinas Symphony); Peter Unterstein, bassoon (FWSO); Buddy Bray, piano (FWSO); and Daniel Black, conductor (FWSO). Rising Stars: Subin Cho, flute; Hannah Kim, flute.


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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