Music eX Series
The mission of The Music X Series is:
- To eXplore different repertoire and composers ranging from the Baroque era to the current days.
- To eXpress the composer’s and musician's musical intentions.
- To eXemplify the outstanding quality that the University of Louisville School of Music has to offer.
- To create a new musical eXperience for new audiences which will reconnect them to classical music.
All proceeds from subscriptions and ticket sales will be used for piano and string scholarships and support of the piano program at the University of Louisville School of Music.
Individual Subscription for 4 Concerts: $50
Individual Concert: $15
Student tickets: $5 (Note: Must show student ID to receive the discounted student rate.)
Series subscribers will receive tickets for all four concerts at will call on the afternoon of the first concert, October 14.
To purchase a subscription to The Music eX Series, please call 502-852-6907 or to donate to the string or piano scholarship fund at the University of Louisville School of Music office, please call 502-852-0516.
Music Ex Series Brochure
All performances will take place in Comstock Concert Hall at the School of Music. A pre-concert lecture will be given at 2:15 p.m., prior to each event. Series subscribers will receive tickets for all four concerts at will call on the afternoon of the first concert, October 14.
Pre-concert Lectures will be given by Dr. Douglas Shadle (Bio)
Concert Dates and Repertoire:
Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 3:00 p.m. - Germany
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio Op. 1, No. 3 in C Minor
Handel-Halvorsen: Passacaglia Duo for Violin & Cello in G
Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio Op. 66, No. 2 in C Minor
Keith Robinson, cello, Cathy Meng Robinson, violin, & Dror Biran, piano
Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 3:00 p.m. - France
Claude Debussy: Violin Sonata in G Minor
Maurice Ravel: Violin Sonata in G
Cesar Frank: Violin Sonata in A Major
Brittany MacWilliams, violin, & Dror Biran, piano
Sunday, February 24, 2013 - 3:00 p.m. - Russia & U.S.A
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 3, No.1 in C# Minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 23, No. 5 in G Minor
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Prelude Op. 32, No. 12 in G# Minor
Marc Satterwhite: Nightmare Fantasies (World Premier)
Nikolai Medtner: Sonata Op. 11, No. 3 in C Major
Sergei Prokofiev: Piano Sonata Op. 84, No. 8 in B-flat Minor Dror Biran, piano
Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 3:00 p.m. - Czech Republic
Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quartet Op. 87, No. 2 in E-flat Major
Antonin Dvorak: Piano Quintet Op. 81a, No. 2 in A Major
J. Patrick Rafferty & Brittany MacWilliams, violins Paul York, cello, & Dror Biran, piano
Cathy Meng Robinson, violin Keith Robinson, cellist
View the Performers' Bios