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Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble Offers Virtual Summer Festival – A Beethoven Festival to honor his 250th Birthday

The City Sentinel Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Next week, the Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present its 17th annual chamber music festival, an all-Beethoven program celebrating the 250th birthday of one of classical music’s seminal figures, Ludwig van Beethoven.  For the safety of our patrons and musicians, the festival will be offered by live stream through […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble 2019-20 Season will celebrate women composers

The City Sentinel, Staff Report Oklahoma City, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will celebrate the contribution of notable women composers, from Clara Schumann to contemporaries such as Libby Larsen, during its 2019-2020 season. This year the ensemble marks Brightmusic’s 17th as Oklahoma City’s premier classical chamber music presenter. The five-concert regular season will also include […]

TONIGHT! “Beloved of God’ — Mozart’s music a highlight of Brightmusic Concert No. 4

  Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor All good things eventualy come to an end, and thus the Brightmusic Summer Festival concludes TONIGHT — Tuesday, June 11 — at 7:30 p.m. with Concert No. 4 – Quartets. The finale commences with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Quartet in F Major for Oboe, Violin, Viola & Cello, K.370. […]

Great musicians perform at Brightmusic Festival: Again with feeling, Concert #2 – and then #3 with gusto!

The City Sentinel Online Staff Report   Oklahoma City – The Brightmusic 2019 Summer Festival, which began on Thursday evening, continues Saturday, June 8 and Sunday June 9 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral (127 NW 7th St, 73102) in downtown Oklahoma City. The theme for this year’s Festival is “Intimate Portraits in Chamber Music.” Saturday’s […]

Four Acclaimed Musicians kick off Brightmusic Summer Festival Thursday at St. Paul’s

The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report Oklahoma City – The first concert of the 2019 Brightmusic Summer Festival (“Intimate Portraits in Chamber Music”) is slated for 7:30 p,.m. Thursday, June 6, when the subject will be “Sonatas.” Several of the best musicians performing in the United States today will present Francis Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet […]

‘Russian Romantics’ – January 15 Brightmusic concert to enliven a New Year

Staff Report The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present significant works by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Sergei Taneyev in “Russian Romantics,” its third concert of the 2018-19 season Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Rachmaninoff’s sonata for cello and piano, completed in 1901, is his most famous piece of chamber music. Taneyev’s expansive work for piano and strings, composed […]

Brightmusic: Savoring memories of a March “Montage” – anticipating April’s “old and the new”

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In wake of the stirring “Montage of Sound” concert held in March, Brightmusic is preparing for an April 17 concert celebrating a range of “Old and New” works building on the chamber music tradition. The March performance, at downtown’s St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral, brought to stirring life a diverse […]

‘Montage of Sound’ on March 20 from Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic

Staff Report   On Tuesday, March 20, Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the fourth concert of its 2017-18 season, “Montage of Sound.”  An ensemble of winds, accompanied by viola and piano, will present a collection of significant but rarely-heard shorter chamber pieces by an eclectic mix of 19th- and 20th-century European composers. The […]

To study “String Theory,” simply enjoy it: Brightmusic’s January 23 concert

Staff Report On Tuesday, January 23 (yes, it’s 2018 already), Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the third concert of its 2017-18 season, “String Theory.”  Although this is not physics, although you might hear, in the course of the lovely sounds, the music of the spheres. The evening of excellent music will feature chamber […]

Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble’s ‘Masterworks for Three’ set for St. Paul’s on November 7

Staff Report On Tuesday, November 7, Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present its second concert of the 2017-18 season, “Masterworks for Three,” featuring chamber works by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century composers, all of whom wrote extensively in the genre. The Ensemble will present trios by Mozart, Mendelssohn and Brahms. The Mendelssohn trio is one of […]

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