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The Cliburn in Concert, April 15

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April concert features Cliburn pianist, Dallas musicians

2017-04-15 Cliburn Caryatid sqIn partnership with the Cliburn in the Community program, Fine Arts Chamber Players is pleased to announce The Cliburn in Concert, the next free Bancroft Family Concert on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Held in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art (1717 N. Harwood Street, Dallas 75201), the program begins at 3 p.m. with doors opening at 2:30 p.m. The concert is FREE TO THE PUBLIC with no tickets required.

The afternoon’s performers are Claire Huangci, piano, 2013 Cliburn Competition semi-finalist and Jury Discretionary Award recipient; Emmanuelle Boisvert, violin, Associate Concertmaster-Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO); Lucas Aleman, DSO violin; and Jeff Hood, DSO cello. The program includes the last movement of Erik Korngold’s dynamic Suite for Piano (Left Hand), Two Violins and Cello. The piece was commissioned by pianist Paul Wittgenstein after losing an arm in World War I. After the concert, audience members are invited to visit the Dallas Museum of Art’s Wittgenstein Vitrine, a jewel-encrusted masterpiece of early 20th century Viennese design, once owned by Paul Wittgenstein’s family.

Solo piano works on the program include Domenico Scarlatti’s Four Sonatas, K. 443, 208, 29, and 435; Sergei Prokofiev’s excerpts from Romeo and Juliet; and Johannes Brahms’ Handel Variations, op. 24.

Immediately following the performance, audience members are encouraged to stay for CODA: a moderated Q&A conversation with Claire Huangci.

The Cliburn in Concert – Saturday, April 15, 2017

  • Concert begins at 3 p.m., doors open at 2:30 p.m.
  • Horchow Auditorium in the Dallas Museum of Art (1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201)
  • No tickets required. General admission to the DMA is also free.
  • Families with children are welcome.

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