Classical Sound Toby Blumenthal and Bruce Williams

Tiemann Art Gallery

Jul. 25, 2021, 04:00 pm

1706 N. Mays St.
PHONE 512 551-9774

Sunday July 25, 2021, 4pm-6pm

Renowned classical musicians Toby Blumenthal and Bruce Williams, performing together as Duo Amici, are taking classical chamber music out of the concert hall and into mainstream venues with Classical Sound, a concert at Tiemann Art Gallery on Sunday, July 25, 2021, from 4pm – 6pm.

Chamber music is performed by small ensembles, with one musician per part, performed without a conductor. Because of its intimate nature, chamber music has been described as “the music of friends”.

Join us at Tiemann Art Gallery for this rare opportunity to see world-class musicians performing beautiful duets in a small setting surrounded by outstanding art. Classical Sound, the concert, will begin promptly at 4pm on Sunday, July 25, at 1706 N. Mays, Round Rock, Texas.

Come early and join us for a glass of wine! Stay late and visit with the musicians and gallery artists! Tickets available at the door for $45/ticket and for $40 and $35/ticket at Tickets limited to 50 people.

Get friendly with Classical Sound — Texas style!

The Musicians: For the concert Classical Sound, Toby Blumenthal will play a beautiful Steinway grand piano. The amazing Bruce Williams will join her on viola. Bruce is the amazing principal viola of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and violist for the Artisan String Quartet. He also is the Artistic Director and Founder of the Mason Chamber Music Festival and Director of Chamber Music for the Texas Bach Festival. The equally amazing Toby Blumenthal is a piano soloist, chamber music collaborator, Artistic Director of Classic Chamber Concerts, and Steinway Artist.

The Instruments: A Steinway grand piano and Bruce Williams’ amazing viola made over 400 years ago in 1680 in Milano, Italy by the Brothers Grancino.

The Art Gallery: The concert setting is Tiemann Art Gallery, specializing in original fine art by established Texas artists. On display will be works by artists Gaylon Stagner, Monica Puryear, Laura Sturtz, Sonia Borgialli, Matthew Stavrowsky, Gloria Sanchez Hart, Ann Patton, Doretta Conrad, Jerry Seagle, and Daryl Howard.

The Program:
-Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata in D major BWV 1028
-Ludwig van Beethoven 12 variations on a theme by Mozart Opus 66
-Max Bruch “Romance” Opus 85
-Antonin Dvorák Romantic Piece #1
-Claud Debussy Beau Soir
-Frank Bridge Cradle Song
-Robert Schumann Adagio and Allegro Opus 70

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