Announcements

Final two concerts of the 2017-2018 Season

March 15th, 2018

Come join us for the final two concerts of our 8th season!

April 22, 2018 at Collora Piano – Curated by Margaret Fischer, “Water Music” dives into the depths of the various mythologies that surround this vital yet dangerous element. Featured on this program is American composer Kevin Puts’s “Seven Seascapes,” a lush evocation of the sea, each movement accompanied by an excerpt from various poetry.

May 14, 2018 at Christ United Methodist Church (Plano) – “Haute Hot” – Showing off the diverse capabilities of the piano quintet, E75 Artistic Director joins the Cezanne Quartet in a concert of concerti by Mozart and Gershwin, as well as performing the epic Piano Quartet in C minor by Johannes Brahms.



Benefit Concert - Sunday November 12th, 2017 - 7:30PM




 



Double Treble - Saturday September 30th, 2017 - 8:00PM - Sammons Center for the Arts

September 21st, 2017



Ensemble75 is proud to present the first concert of the 2017-2018 season. E75 newcomer Stirling Trent is a Texas native, born and raised in Colleyville, Texas and whose primary teachers include Jan Sloman, Itzhak Perlman, and Midori Goto. He will be joined by violinist Chloé Trevor ("musical ambassador to Generation Z" and the most followed classical musician on Instagram [over 130,000 followers!]) and E75 Artistic Director Jonathan Tsay in a program featuring music for every combination including two violins and piano by Handel, Chopin, Prokofiev, Kreisler, Miklós Rózsa, and Moszkowski.



Ensemble75 Vol.1: Harmonic Allusions - on sale now!

September 1st, 2017

 

Ensemble75's first album is on sale now!

Harmonic Allusions explores music by 20th century masters Debussy, Barber, William Grant Still, Rebecca Clarke, Schoenberg, and Messiaen - all who make references (implicitly or explicitly) to works of literarture and visual art.

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Ensemble75 artists featured on Harmonic Allusions:

Jolyon Pegis, cello (Debussy: Cello Sonata)

Margaret Shin Fischer, flute (Barber: Canzone)

Eleanor Dunbar, violin (William Grant Still: Suite for Violin and Piano)

Steven Juarez, viola (Rebecca Clarke: Morpheus)

Corrie Donovan, soprano (Schoenberg: Cabaret Songs)

Chloé Trevor, violin (Messiaen: Louange à l'immortalité de Jésus)

Jonathan Tsay, piano

2017-2018 Season Flyer

August 2nd, 2017

Check out our lineup for our Eighth Season (2017-2018) (click image to enlarge) - mark your calendars!



Reviews

 

Review: "Room for Women" - November 6th, 2015

Review: "New Old School" - June 22nd, 2015



Ensemble75

Ensemble75 was founded in the summer of 2010 when a group of young professional musicians met at steinway hall dallas with a goal in mind: to create a playground and laboratory where local emerging classical musicians could collaborate, hone, and share their skills.

Upcoming Concerts

  • No.41 - Haute Hot (05-14-2018)

    Presented at Christ United Methodist Church
    3101 Coit Rd, Plano, Texas 75075
    7:00PM


    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
      Piano Concerto in Eb Major, K.449

        I. Allegro vivace
        II. Andantino
        III. Allegro ma non troppo

    George Gershwin (1898 - 1937)/arr. Patti Rudisill
      Rhapsody in Blue


    Johannes Brahms (1833 - 1897)
      Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 60

        I. Allegro non troppo
        II. Scherzo: Allegro
        III. Andante
        IV. Finale: Allegro comodo

            - Eleanor Dunbar, violin
            - Lauren Densinger, violin
            - Steven Juarez, viola
            - Elizabeth White, cello
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano

  • No.40 - Water Music (04-22-2018)

    Presented at Collora Piano
    1451 Wycliff Avenue Dallas, Texas 75207
    7:00PM


    Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937)
      "Ondine" from Gaspard de la nuit


    Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
      Syrinx
      La cathedrale engloutie


    Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
      "The Swan" from Carnival of the Animals


    Kevin Puts (1972 - )
      Seven Seascapes

        I. “Exultation is the going of an inland soul to sea…”
        II. “A lone gray bird…alone in the shadows and grandeurs and tumults of night and the sea”
        III. “A fragrant breeze wandered up from the quiet sea”
        IV. “Out of the darkness…jets of sparks in fountains of blue come leaping”
        V. “So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric”
        VI. “I, while the gods laugh, the world's vortex am; maelström of passions in that hidden sea”
        VII. “…let us find a place ‘neath ocean’s breast and bid her lie where waves are kind.”

            - Chloé Trevor, violin
            - Erica Zappia, viola
            - Oliver Schlaffer, cello
            - Jack Unzicker, bass
            - Julee Kim Walker, flute
            - Kevin Haseltine, horn
            - Jonathan Tsay, piano