Texas Music Festival: Perspectives Series

June 4, 2019
June 5, 2019
June 11, 2019
June 18, 2019
June 25, 2019
University of Houston - Dudley Recital Hall
Fine Arts Building-UH | Houston, TX
Phone: (713) 743-3388
Times: 7:30 PM to 11:59 PM
Admission: $20 adult/$15 student and senior
Area of Town: Hobby Airport/Third Ward

PERSPECTIVES Series I, June 4th: Works by Bruch, Elgar, and more, performed by Kathleen Winkler (violin), Mark Nuccio (clarinet), Joan Der Hovsepian (viola), and Timothy Hester (piano). Bonus PERSPECTIVES Series Performance, June 5th: Tchaikovsky Competition Send-Off Recital featuring Kenny Broberg, piano. 2017 Cliburn Silver Medal winner, TMF alumnus, and festival soloist presents a recital program in preparation for the 2019 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition in Moscow. Works by Bach, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Chopin, Liszt, Tchaikovsky, Medtner. PERSPECTIVES Series II, June 11th: “3 + 4 + 3” Trios by Menotti and Smetana, and a quartet by Jennifer Higdon, featuring Xiao Wang, Kirsten Yon (violin), Philippe Muller (cello), Timothy Hester, Brian Suits (piano), Benjamin Kamins (bassoon), Michael Webster (clarinet). PERSPECTIVES Series III, June 18th: “Heavenly Resonance” TMF faculty performers and WindSync present a program featuring the heavenly sounds of Mozart’s E-flat Piano Quartet, a new work commemorating the Apollo 11 Moon landing mission, and Beethoven’s grand Septet. PERSPECTIVES Series IV, June 25th: “Grand Finale” Our closing PERSPECTIVES series concert features a TMF Faculty Brass Quintet, the festival premiere of Carl Schimmel’s percussion quartet, POPET (commissioned in honor of our 30th anniversary), performed by TMF Percussion Fellows, and Dvorak’s ever-popular Piano Quintet with Timothy Hester (piano), and festival string faculty.