University of Houston - Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts presents Texas Music Festival: Perspectives Series
Perspectives Series I (June 4) will feature the 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 5): 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 11) will feature 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 “Heavenly Resonance” (June 18) - 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 “Grand Finale” (June 25) will feature 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.