Wyeth String Quartet Opens Basically Beethoven Festival 2014


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Wyeth String Quartet

Fine Arts Chamber Players presents the free 34th Annual Basically Beethoven Festival Sunday afternoons starting July 6. Held at the Dallas City Performance Hall in the Dallas Arts District at 2520 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201, doors open at 2:00pm for the 2:30pm Rising Star Recital featuring outstanding harpist Juanito Riveros. Awarded by the Texas Commission on the Arts and Texas Cultural Trust, Riveros is a recipient of the Young Masters Program, a grant given to a group of 20 gifted student artists across the state. His program includes: Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op.2 by Sophia Dussek, La Source, Op.44 by Alphonse Hasselmans, and Gabriel Pierné’s Impromptu-caprice, Op.9. At 3:00pm, the Wyeth String Quartet performs Mozart’s Quartet No.4 in C major, K.157; Echoes by acclaimed film composer and conductor Bernard Herrmann; and Beethoven’s Quartet Op. 18, No. 4. All concerts are FREE TO THE PUBLIC. Paid parking is available in surface lots and garages in the Dallas Arts District. Families with children are welcome. For more information call (214) 520-2219, email music@fineartschamberplayers.org or visit our website at www.fineartschamberplayers.org. Basically Beethoven Festival recitals and concerts continue on July 13, 20, and 27.

The Basically Beethoven Festival is made possible in part by the The Dallas Foundation – Presenting Sponsor, City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, TACA, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, WFAA Channel 8, WRR-FM Classical 101, DART, and Sloan Bergmann Print Services. For over 34 years, FACP has presented free classical music programs for the enrichment of North Texas area residents. In addition to the free Basically Beethoven Festival, FACP presents the free, monthly Bancroft Family Concerts October through May at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each year, FACP’s educational outreach programs, Dream Collectors and Community Classics, provide over 500 free educational classes and performances in area public schools. Since its inception in 1981, FACP has served over 215,000 children and performed for over 540,000 residents of North Texas.


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