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Fragments of the Past and Present: a Bancroft Family Concert

February concert features music from Bach, Mozart, and Shostakovich

Join us for Fragments of the Past and Present, the next free Bancroft Family Concert on Saturday, February 25, 2017. This program explores the interconnectedness of music from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Held in the Horchow Auditorium at the Dallas Museum of Art (1717 N. Harwood Street, Dallas 75201), the program begins at 3 p.m. with doors opening at 2:30 p.m. The concert is FREE TO THE PUBLIC with no tickets required. 

2017-02-25 Fragment sq TDP

The afternoon’s performers are: Nathan Olson, co-concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Jennifer Humphreys, cello, DSO; Theodore Soluri, principal bassoon, DSO; Christopher Deane, principal percussion with the Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra; Douglas Howard, principal percussion and assistant principal timpani, DSO; Drew Lang, percussion, Dallas Wind Symphony; and Anastasia Markina, piano. The program includes Ms. Markina performing Johann Sebastian Bach’s Prelude and Fugue No. 1 in C major (the first prelude and fugue by Bach) and answering it with Dmitri Shostakovich’s Prelude and Fugue in D minor (his last prelude and fugue). Mr. Solari and Ms. Humphreys partner for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Sonata for bassoon and cello Kv292. The string players, percussionists, and pianist join onstage for a chamber arrangement of Shostakovich’s Symphony N. 15, op 141a, Movement I (Allegretto).


Overview – Fragments of the Past and Present

  1. Saturday, February 25, 2017

  2. Concert begins at 3 p.m., doors open at 2:30 p.m.

  3. Horchow Auditorium in the Dallas Museum of Art (1717 N. Harwood St., Dallas 75201)

  4. No tickets required.

  5. Families with children are welcome.


Our thanks to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation for allowing the use of his piece "Skyway" in our promotional materials:

Robert Rauschenberg; Skyway, 1964 (detail); Oil and silkscreen ink on canvas; 216 x 192 inches (548.6 x 487.7 cm); Dallas Museum of Art; The Roberta Coke Camp Fund, The 500 Inc., Mr. and Mrs. Mark Shepherd, Jr. and General Acquisition Fund ©Robert Rauschenberg Foundation


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