The Front Row

The Front Row – International Festival-Institute at Round Top

Michael Guettler is Permanent Guest Conductor of Russia�s premiere opera house, the Mariinsky Theatre. He talks about conducting this summer’s final orchestral concert at Round Top, Texas. We also hear Festival-Institute founder and director, James Dick, playing a movement from Frederic Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.1, a performance he’ll repeat on Saturday night, in concert, with the Texas Festival Orchestra


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The concert is this Saturday evening at 8:00PM. The Festival-Institute’s schedule is packed full of additional performances during its final days. The Young Artist-Participants present chamber-music recitals Friday night at 8:00PM in the Festival Concert Hall. The annual Percussion Showcase is set for Saturday afternoon at 1:30PM. And Faculty and Young Artists sit down together to perform Richard Strauss’s Serenade for Wind Instruments and Quartets for Piano and Strings by Robert Schumann in the closing Chamber-Music Program, Saturday afternoon at 3:30PM.