Six musicians and two major works by Brahms which is aptly titled “Strings Rejoice” will be presented in concert by the Chamber Music Society of Fort Worth. Gary Levinson, violinist and Artistic Director for CMSFW has assembled a stellar ensemble of musicians for this one of a kind concert. This formidable group includes key members of major orchestras, soloists, recording artists, and dedicated chamber musicians.
Joining Levinson on violin is Yuriy Bekker who is also the concertmaster and pops conductor for the Charleston S.C. Symphony. The violists on the program are Richard Young, former violist for the renowned Vermeer Quartet, and Michael Klotz a member of the Amernet Quartet. Cellists are Robert deMaine, principal for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Allan Steele, principal for the Fort Worth Symphony.
Preceding the concert is the highly popular Pre-Concert Conversation co-hosted by Gary Levinson, Artistic Director for CMSFW and Till Meyn. Dr. Meyn is Professor of Theory and Composition at Texas Christian University whose works have been performed on the international stage and around the United States. This discussion will begin at 1:15 also in the auditorium.
Brahms String Quintet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 111 “Prater”
Brahms String Sextet No. 2 in G Major, Op. 36
Parking at the Museum
Parking is free at the museum, however, valet parking is also available. You are invited to come early and enjoy lunch in the Museum Café. Your concert ticket will give you a 10% discount. The Modern Art Museum is handicap accessible.