Monday, February 4, 2008

Nicole Cash, Horn Player, Solos in Dallas Concert

[Nicole Cash, Horn Player, Dallas Symphony Orchestra]

Feb 23 St. Paul United Methodist Church @ 1816 Routh
Celebrating African heritage in classical music featuring chamber music by George Walker and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Beginning with a well-known chamber music selection, the concert opens with Mozart’s Quintet, K. 407, for horn and strings featuring Dallas Symphony Orchestra horn player Nicole Cash. Then, two rarely heard but important works will be presented –Lyric for Strings which is the second movement of String Quartet No 1 by George Walker and Quintet for clarinet and strings by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor with Gregory Raden, principal clarinetist of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. George Walker is the first African-American composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. For more composer information, visit: and String musicians for the concert include Dallas Symphony Orchestra members Maria Schleuning and Kaori Yoshida – violins, Barbara Sudweeks and Ann Marie Roeske – violas, with Peter Steffens, cello.

Located in the Dallas Arts District, St. Paul United Methodist Church has a rich history. Beginning as a mission of the Wesley Church in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1865, St. Paul was founded by freed slaves of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. For more information about St. Paul, “the SOUL of the Arts District,” and to get directions to the venue, please visit their web site:

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