Round Top Festival Institute presents the Round Top Music Festival 2014 June 1 through July 12, 2014.
Founded 44 years ago by concert pianist James Dick, the Round Top Music Festival annually has selected 92 students (from over 500 applicants) who study with master faculty and perform in the Texas Festival Orchestra and the Texas Festival Chamber Orchestra.
Programs for the two dozen concerts include works by composers ranging from Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Tchaikovsky to Elgar, Britten, Strauss, Vaughn Williams, Walton, Bartok, Lutoslawski, and many others.
Featured soloists include James Dick, piano; Eteri Andjaparidze, piano; Stefan Milenkovich, violin; Brett Deubner, viola; Emilio Colon, cello; Erin Hannigan, oboe; Nathan Hughes, oboe; Kenneth Grant, clarinet; and Benjamin Kamins, bassoon.
Master classes and orchestra rehearsals are open to the public.
Concerts are performed in the fabled Festival Concert Hall (air conditioned, 1,000 seats.)
Food and Drinks are available every Saturday from 2:30 pm to 7:00 pm.
Young Person's Concert
Tuesday June, 10 @ 11:00 AM
Festival Concert Hall
Conductor, Emilio Colón
James VanDemark, narrator
The Carnival of the Animals (1886)
1. Introduction et marche royale du lion (Introduction and Lion's Royal March)
2. Poules et coqs (Hens and Cocks)
3. Hémiones (animaux véloces) (Wild Asses: Swift Animals)
4. Tortues (Tortoises)
5. L'éléphant (The Elephant)
6. Kangourous (Kangaroos)
8. Personnages à longues oreilles (Personages with Long Ears)
9. Le coucou au fond des bois (The cuckoo in the Deep Woods)
10. Volière (Aviary)
11. Pianistes (Pianists)
12. Fossiles (Fossils)
13. Le cygne (The Swan)
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 (1946)
The Young Persons' Concert is presented free of charge as an educational experience for concertgoers of all ages.
2014/06/10 - 2014/06/10
Additional time info:
Doors open one hour prior to the performances.