Educational Outreach

Master Class Recitals

at the Winspear Opera House

Educational Programs

a catalyst for music education in North Texas public schools

Classical Concerts

free and open to the public

Project Workbench

refurbishes donated instruments for student use

Basically Beethoven Festival

Basically Beethoven Festival
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Next Concert
Sun Jul 05 2015 2:30 pm

Date: Sunday 05 July 2015


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 PUBLIC. Paid 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.


The Basically Beethoven Festival is made possible in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, TACA, Texas Commission on the Arts, WFAA Channel 8, DART, Dallas Visitors and Convention Bureau, UTArlington, Ben E. Keith, Dallas Arts District, Sammons Center for the Arts, and Sloan Bergmann Print Services. For over 35 years, FACP has presented free classical music programs for the enrichment of North Texas area residents. In addition to the Basically Beethoven Festival, FACP presents free, monthly Bancroft Family Concerts October – May at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each year, FACP’s educational outreach programs provide over 500 free educational programs in area public schools. Since its inception in 1981, FACP has served over 215,000 children and performed for over a half-million residents of North Texas.


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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