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Don’t Miss These Events at the Round Top Festival Institute

November 17th, 2016 by Pamela Murski


Round Top Music Institute

Famous for its many talented musicians, inspirational music, beautiful architecture, and culturally-enriching presence, the Round Top Festival Institute in Round Top, Texas is worth your visit. There are many great shows and events to catch, featuring some of the best young talent from around the world. Don’t miss out! Follow our list of events you don’t want to miss at the Round Top Music Institute.

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Round Top Festival Institute Events You Need to See

Valentine’s Concert with Dick Smith and Friends

As a part of the August to April series, the Valentine’s Concert is sure to make you and yours fall in love all over again. Romantic music and a reception with refreshing drinks and Valentine’s treats make this the perfect Valentine’s Day date idea!

16th Annual Poetry at Round Top

Poetry at Round Top is an annual festival celebrating and presenting some of the most prominent poets from around the country. Three days of workshops, conversations, and workshops will have you inspired!

Round Top Music Festival

At the Round Top Music Festival, you’ll experience classical music like you’ve never before. Prolific musical talent and composers come together to perform some of the most time-honored music in history. You’ll want to make it to these performances.

Festival Opening | Conductor: Linus Lerner

Trio for Strings No. 3 in G, Op. 9/1 (1798) | Ludwig van Beethoven

Septet in E-flat, Op. 65 (1880) | Camille Saint-Saens

Grand Septet for Winds, Double bass and Piano in B-flat, Op. 79a (1849) | George Onslow

Come out for the opening performance of the Round Top Music Festival! Conductor Linus Lerner invites you to enjoy the sound of Beethoven, Saint-Saens, and Onslow in the debut of this year’s Round Top Music Festival.

Second Performance | Conductor: Linus Lerner

Requiem (1874) | Giuseppe Verdi

Enjoy the classic Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi as conducted by Line Lerner. This famous requiem was written in honor of Alessandro Manzoni, an Italian poet and novelist. It has been one of the most widely performed requiems since it was composed.

Sixth Performance | Conductor: Christian Arming

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in e, Op. 11 (1830) | Frederic Chopin

La Valse (1919-20) | Maurice Ravel

Bolero (1928) | Maurice Ravel

This is the final performance of the Round Top Music Festival and you don’t want to miss it! Round Top Music Institute’s founder, James Dick, performs in Chopin’s piano concerto for the finale!

Music to Welcome the Holidays

Every year, the Round Top Festival Institute brings in performers to help kick off the holiday season. You can expect acts like The Nutcracker Ballet and holiday choirs singing your favorite Christmas hymns and carols like you’ve never heard before. There’s something for everyone year-round. Just make the short drive from Brenham!

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