June 29th 2014

Season Five (2014-2015) concerts coming soon!

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Ensemble75 was founded in the summer of 2010 when a group of young professional musicians met at steinway hall dallas with a goal in mind: to create a playground and laboratory where local emerging classical musicians could collaborate, hone, and share their skills.

Recent Concerts

  • No.21 - Trio of Trios (5-18-2014)

    Antonín Dvořák (1841 - 1904)
      Piano Trio No.4 in E Minor, Op.90 "Dumky"

        I. Lento maestoso
        II. Poco adagio
        III. Andante
        IV. Andante moderato
        V. Allegro
        VI. Lento maestoso
            - Jacqueline Audas, violin
            - Katherine Audas, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano K.498

        I. Andante
        II. Menuetto
        III. Rondeaux: Allegretto
            - Stephen Ahearn, clarinet
            - Christine Hwang, viola
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Horn Trio, Op.40

        I. Andante
        II. Scherzo (Allegro)
        III. Adagio mesto
        IV. Allegro con brio
            - David Cooper, horn
            - Florence Wang, violin
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

  • No.20 - The People United Will Never Be Defeated! (4-13-2014)

    Frederic Rzewski (1938 - )

      Piano Piece IV (1979)

      The People United Will Never Be Defeated! (1975)
        Thema: With determination
        Variation 1: Weaving: delicate but firm
        Variation 2: With firmness
        Variation 3: Slightly slower, with expressive nuances
        Variation 4: Marcato
        Variation 5: Dreamlike, frozen
        Variation 6: Same tempo as beginning
        Variation 7: Lightly, impatiently
        Variation 8: With agility; not too much pedal; crisp
        Variation 9: Evenly
        Variation 10: Comodo, recklessly
        Variation 11: Tempo I, like fragments of an absent melody — in strict time.
        Variation 12
        Variation 13
        Variation 14: A bit faster, optimistically
        Variation 15: Flexible, like an improvisation
        Variation 16: Same tempo as preceding, with fluctuations
        Variation 17: L.H. strictly: R.H. freely, roughly in space
        Variation 18
        Variation 19: With energy
        Variation 20: Crisp, precise
        Variation 21: Relentless, uncompromising
        Variation 22
        Variation 23
        Variation 24
        Variation 25
        Variation 26: In a militant manner
        Variation 27: Tenderly, with a hopeful expression: cadenza
        Variation 28
        Variation 29
        Variation 30
        Variation 31
        Variation 32
        Variation 33
        Variation 34
        Variation 35
        Variation 36
        Cadenza (optional improvisation)
        Thema (reprise)
            - Brendan Kinsella, piano

  • No.19 - The Marinus Ensemble (3-8-2014)

    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Sonata for Piano and Cello in E Minor, Op. 38

        I. Allegro non troppo
        II. Allegretto quasi menuetto
        III. Allegro

    Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
      Sonata for Cello and Piano

        I. Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto resoluto
        II. Sérénade: Modérément animé
        III. Finale: Animé, léger et nerveux
            The Marinus Ensemble
            - Joseph Kuipers, cello
            - Alex McDonald, piano

    Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
      Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, op.67

        I. Andante
        II. Allegro con brio
        III. Largo
        IV. Allegretto
            - Jesus Saenz, violin
            - Oliver Schlaffer, cello
            - Alex McDonald, piano