Bancroft Family Concert features Violin and Percussion Extravaganza
DALLAS – Fine Arts Chamber Players invites you to a FREE Bancroft Family Concert at the Dallas Museum of Art on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 3:00pm featuring violinist Angela Fuller and friends in an unusual concert of music for strings and percussion. The museum is located at 1717 North Harwood, Dallas, TX 75201. Admission to the concert is free with no reservations or tickets required. Auditorium doors open at 2:30pm for the 3:00pm concert. For more information, please call 214.520.2219 or visit www.fineartschamberplayers.org
This dynamic program begins with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s String Duo No. 1 in G Major for Violin and Viola, K.423 and Bohuslav Martinu’s Three Madrigals for Violin and Viola, H.313 ‘Duo No.1’ performed by Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Second Violinist Angela Fuller and DSO Associate Principal Violist Ann Marie Hudson. The concert concludes with Concerto for Violin with Percussion Orchestra by Lou Harrison. Ms. Fuller will be joined by the entire percussion section of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra – Dan Florio, Doug Howard, Brian Jones, Ron Snider – and Jon Lee, Director of the Percussion Ensemble at Southern Methodist University (SMU). Harrison’s Concerto which requires a stage filled with multiple gongs, tam tams, tuned flower pots, brake drums, bass drum and tom toms will be conducted by Paul Phillips, Professor of Music and Music Director of the Meadows Symphony Orchestra at SMU.
Bancroft Family Concerts are made possible in part by the Sue & Christopher Bancroft Family, Arts District Foundation, the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, TACA, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and WRR-FM Classical 101. For over 31 years, FACP has presented free classical music programs for the enrichment of North Texas area residents. In addition to the free Bancroft Family Concerts, FACP presents the free Basically Beethoven Festival in July. 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 210,000 children and performed for over 530,000 residents of North Texas.
Fine Arts Chamber Players (FACP)
Sammons Center for the Arts
3630 Harry Hines Blvd., Ste. 302
Dallas TX 75219-3201