Saturday March 9, 2019
James Dick, Piano Recital
James Dick, piano
August to April Series
Festival Concert Hall
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

James Dick Recital Poster
An afternoon of Solo Piano Virtuosity from the Founder and Artistic Director of Round Top Festival Institute

Steinway pianist, James Dick, will once again marvel his audience with a stunning performance on the Festival Concert Hall stage.

From his early years as prize winner of some of the world's most prestigious piano awards to his current successful career as an international guest artist, James Dick is well known to music lovers as a man of great talent, vision and class. His playing melds modern-day energy and technique with an Old World graciousness and civility, resulting in a passionate sound that keeps audiences engrossed.

Adult $30. Student $10. General seating. Concert tickets will be held at will call on the West side of the concert hall. Doors open 1 hour prior to the concert.

After the concert, spend an evening with James Dick and friends at an elegant reception and buffet dinner to benefit student scholarships, starting at 6:00 PM in the Menke House Parlours. By reservation only. $48.00 plus tax per person. Purchase meals here.

Overnight accommodations are available on campus for this concert weekend.

Office/Information/Room Reservations: 979-249-3129

Concert Hall Location: 248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954
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Menke House Location: 141 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954      #16 on Campus Map

James Dick biography

Top of Page   Repertoire
Sonata No.47 in b, Hob.XVI:32 (1774-76)
Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Allegro moderato
Tempo di minuetto
Presto


Bagatelles, Op.126 (1825)
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Andante con moto, Cantabile e compiacevole
Allegro
Andante, Cantabile e grazioso
Presto
Quasi allegretto
Presto - Andante amabile e con moto


The Birth of Shiva, based on themes from Piano Concerto, "Shiva's Drum" (1999)
Dan Welcher (b.1948)


Intermission


Carnaval, Op. 9 (1834-35)
Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
1. Préambule
2. Pierrot
3. Arlequin
4. Valse noble
5. Eusebius
6. Florestan
7. Coquette
8. Réplique
9. Papillons
10. A.S.C.H. – S.C.H.A: Lettres Dansantes
11. Chiarina
12. Chopin
13. Estrella
14. Reconnaissance
15. Pantalon et Colombine
16. Valse allemande - Intermezzo: Paganini - Valse allemande.
17. Aveu
18. Promenade
19. Pause
20. Marche des "Davidsbündler" contre les Philistins