The Emerald Trio Opens New Season of Bancroft Family Concerts

The Emerald Trio Opens New Season of Bancroft Family Concerts

DALLAS – Fine Arts Chamber Players invites you to a new season of FREE Bancroft Family Concerts beginning on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Dallas Museum of Art.

This concert features music for strings and piano performed by the Dallas-based Emerald Trio.  Horchow Auditorium doors open at 2:30pm for the 3:00pm concert. The museum is located at 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201. Admission to the concert is free with no reservations or tickets required.  For more information, please call 214.520.2219 or visit www.fineartschamberplayers.org.

The outstanding professional musicians of the Emerald Trio begin the program with Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49. This 28-minute work is paired with Dvorak’s Trio No. 4 in E minor, op.90, “Dumky, “ a dizzying, emotional piece based on a “dumka,” or Slavic folk song. Members of the Emerald Trio include Dallas Symphony violinist Aleksandr Snytkin, cellist Marie-Thaïs Levesque Oliver, former principal cello of the Akron and Canton Symphonies, and pianist Andrey Ponochevny, international soloist and Bronze Medal Winner of the 2002 Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, Russia.

Future 2015-2016 season Bancroft Family Concerts include free performances on November 21, January 23, February 20, March 12, April 2 and May 14 at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Bancroft Family Concerts are made possible in part by the Sue & Christopher Bancroft Family, Dallas Museum of Art, Union Pacific Foundation, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, TACA, Texas Commission on the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts and Sloan Bergmann Print Services. Since its inception in 1981, FACP has provided music education experiences for more than 215,000 children and performed for over a half-million residents of North Texas. In addition to the Bancroft Family Concerts, FACP presents the free Basically Beethoven Festival in July.