Round Top Music Festival

Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 at 3:30pm

Festival Concert Hall
248 Jaster Road
Round Top, TX 78954


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Thirty-seven young talented artists chosen from more than 350 applicants from all over the world will convene at tiny Round Top, Texas on Sunday June 6 till Sunday July 18, 2021 for the 50th Round Top Music Festival. The 6-week intensely concentrated course supervised by its Founder and Artistic Director James Dick, includes orchestra rehearsals and performances, chamber music coaching and performances, master classes, and private lessons. Thirty-four faculty members and six conductors will mentor the participants.

Alumni of the previous 49 years are to be found at any corner of the planet playing in great symphony orchestras and teaching in leading universities and conservatories. Fourteen of them are now teaching at Round Top!

Everyday, visitors and music lovers can join and attend rehearsals, master classes and/or performances at the beautifully crafted and acoustically peerless Festival Concert Hall or at the more intimate Edythe Bates Old Chapel. The 210-acre campus offers shaded picnic areas and free parking.


3:30pm - 5:15pm: Opening Chamber Music Concert

Septet in E-flat, Op. 65
Regis Pasquier, violin
Christiano Rodrigues, violin
Roger Myers, viola
Young Artist, cello
James VanDemark, double bass
Kevin Finamore, trumpet
*Kelly Lenahan, piano
Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D, Op. 25
Entrata, Allegro
Tempo ordinario d'un Menuetto
Allegro molto
Andante con Variazioni - Allegro scherzando e vivace
Allegro vivace e dis in volta
Alexa Still, flute
Christiano Rodrigues, violin
Roger Myers, viola
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)


Wind Quintet No. 1 (1948)
Andante tranquillo - Allegro assai
Tema con variazioni. Andante
Tempo di Marcia Francese   
Alexa Still, flute
Nancy Ambrose King, oboe
Jonathan Gunn, clarinet
Drew Pattison, bassoon
Maura McCune, horn
Jean Francaix (1912-1997)

7:30pm - 9:15pm: Texas Festival Orchestra

Conductor - Gregory Vajda

Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C, Op. 56 (1803)
Largo (attacca)
Rondo alla polacca 
James Dick, piano
Regis Pasquier, violin
Jesus Castro-Balbi, cello
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)


Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 36 (1801-02)
Adagio molto – Allegro con brio
Scherzo. Allegro
Allegro molto 
L. van Beethoven (1770-1827)

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