Fine Arts Chamber Players present The Cliburn in Concert
In partnership with the Cliburn in the Community program, Fine Arts Chamber Players will present The Cliburn in Concert, the next Bancroft Family Concert.
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 the pianist’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.