Dallas Opera Orchestra Principal Cello Mitch Maxwell is joined by Calgary Opera General Director and CEO (and former General Director and CEO of the Dallas Opera) Keith Cerny on piano for Beethoven’s Variations on a Theme from The Magic Flute. The afternoon includes The Dallas Opera Orchestra’s Stewart Williams on English horn performing an excerpt from Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde with Ricardo Burgess performing original choreography. And Dallas-based ensemble Trio Kavanah will play Bartok’s Contrasts for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, and Poulenc‘s L’invitation au Chateau, Op. 138. The members of Trio Kavanah are Daniel Goldman, clarinet, Dallas Opera; Grace Wollett, violin, Dallas Opera; and Trevor Hale, piano.
The program begins at 3 p.m., with seating opening at 2:30. Seating is general admission, and our performances often fill to capacity (we recommend you arrive before 3:00).
Bancroft Family Concerts are a free chamber music series presented in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art on Saturday afternoons from October—May, excluding December. Each concert features local professional performers who play in a wide range of ensembles. Repertoire runs the gamut from Baroque violin to modern percussion.
More info can be found on our website, www.FineArtsChamberPlayers.org/concert-faqs/