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Basically Beethoven Festival

Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts 

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Basically Beethoven Festival
& Hallam Concerts

  • Basically Beethoven Festival Sunday, July 28, 2024
    Basically Beethoven Festival Sunday, July 28, 2024
    Sun, Jul 28
    Moody Performance Hall
    Jul 28, 2024, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
    "Grand Pianos" with Featured Performer Eldred Marshall and Rising Star Noah DeGarmo, 2:30pm at Moody Performance Hall, Dallas.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #1
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #1
    Sat, Oct 19
    Central Commons
    Oct 19, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #2
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #2
    Sat, Nov 16
    Central Commons
    Nov 16, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #3
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #3
    Sat, Jan 18
    Central Commons
    Jan 18, 2025, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #4
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #4
    Sat, Feb 15
    Central Commons
    Feb 15, 2025, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #5
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #5
    Sat, Mar 22
    Central Commons
    Mar 22, 2025, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #6
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #6
    Sat, Apr 26
    Central Commons
    Apr 26, 2025, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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  • Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #7
    Basically Beethoven HALLAM Concerts #7
    Sat, May 17
    Central Commons
    May 17, 2025, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Central Commons, 4711 Westside Dr, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
    Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are 7 free chamber music concerts, monthly on Saturdays, 3pm at Central Commons, from October - May, excluding December. This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam.
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About the
Basically Beethoven Festival

Free, classical music concerts on Sundays in July at 2:30 pm in a welcoming environment for all ages.

The Basically Beethoven Festival was Fine Arts Chamber Players’ inaugural concert series. Since 1981, the Festival has provided North Texas with free chamber music concerts during the month of July, a traditionally slow time for arts events in Dallas. The Festival features professional musicians from local ensembles performing a diverse range of music.

Every program begins with a Rising Star recital spotlighting local, gifted young musicians, many of whom are winners of area music contests and concerto competitions; followed by the Feature Performance showcasing professional musicians from across the Metroplex.

 

Admission is free and performances fulfill Basically Beethoven’s commitment to produce classical music concerts with no barriers to attendance. Performances are enjoyed by longtime arts patrons and attendees who are new to classical music. Families with children in particular might find the Festival a good fit. If young children get fidgety, we have a table set up in the lobby with paper, crayons, coloring books, and children's books where they can be creative while listening to the concert.

Since the pandemic, we now offer recordings of these concerts on our YouTube channel HERE.

We are indebted to the past work of Dr. Alex McDonald, Festival Director of the Fine Arts Chamber Players' Basically Beethoven Festival from 2015 - 2023.

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About Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts

The Basically Beethoven Hallam Concerts are monthly on Saturday afternoons at 3 o'clock, October - May (excluding December) and last roughly an hour. During the 2024 - 2025 season, all will be held at Central Commons, 4711 Westside Drive in Dallas. They are completely free of charge and open to all ages. Each concert features local professional performers who play in a wide range of ensembles.

This series is generously sponsored by Fanchon & Howard Hallam. We are grateful to them as well as to many others who give of their time and resources to make our concerts a reality. Your contributions help us keep these concerts free for all.

This concert series began in 1984 as Bancroft Family Concerts through a partnership with the Dallas Museum of Art. The free admission and daytime time slot of the concerts were expressly chosen to support FACP’s commitment to provide professional chamber music to those who would not traditionally be able to attend—particularly older adults and families with children. For nearly four decades, the concerts have consistently attracted full-capacity audiences. Musicians frequently include members of  the Dallas and Fort Worth symphonies, the Dallas Opera orchestra, other professional ensembles, and faculty members from local universities such as Southern Methodist University and the University of North Texas.

We are indebted to the past work of Emily Levin, Artistic Director of the Fine Arts Chamber Players' Hallam Family Concert series from 2019 - 2024.

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