Saturday March 11, 2023
James Dick, Piano Recital
August to April Series
Festival Concert Hall
3:00 PM
Festival Institute founder James Dick
Piano playing at its keenest and most stirring conveyance!

James Dick, Founder and Artistic Director of Round Top Festival Institute will perform on the Festival Concert Hall stage. He is hailed by audiences and connoisseurs as an outstanding artist able to enrapture listeners through the infinite colors he summons from the keyboard. The program will begin at 3:00 pm

To include works by
  • Bach
  • Beethoven
  • Chopin

Adult $40. Student $10. Tickets will be sold at the door. Doors open one hour prior to the concert at 2 PM. Tickets are non-refundable. All sales final.

After the concert, spend an evening with James Dick and friends at an elegant reception and buffet dinner in the Menke House Parlours. By advance reservation only. $80.00 plus tax per person. Purchase meals here or when you purchase your tickets over the phone.

Overnight accommodations are available on campus for this concert weekend.

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

BIOGRAPHY

review - "What the best performances achieve is the opposite of interpretation; the musician becomes as close a thing to the composer as is possible. And that is what pianist James Dick achieved..." New York Classical Review, October 11, 2019

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. On March 2, 2022, James Dick received the History-Making Texan Award from the Texas State History Museum Foundation. Biography

LOCATION:

Concert Hall Location: 248 Jaster Rd, Round Top, TX 78954
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Italian Concerto in F, BWV 971 (1735)
Allegro
Andante
Presto
J.S. Bach
(1685-1750)
Sonata No. 3 in C, op. 2/3 (1795)
Allegro con brio
Adagio
Scherzo
Allegro assai
L. van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
Scherzo No. 1 in b, op. 20 (1833)
Frederic Chopin
(1810-1849)
Intermission

Sonata No. 8 in c, op. 13, "Pathetique" (1798)
Grave - Allegro di molto e con brio
Adagio cantabile
Rondo: Allegro
L. van Beethoven
(1770-1827)
Rhapsody No. 3 in C, op. 11 (1903)
Ernst von Dohnányi
(1877-1960)