Mimir Chamber Music Festival
Founded in 1998, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival features an outstanding collection of performing artists from the world’s leading orchestras, music schools and concert halls who share a love for chamber music. Named for the Norse god of wisdom, Mimir has garnered praise from critics and audience alike, and has been cited in The New York Times and Travel & Leisure Magazine as a summer “hot spot” for Classical music. The 2013 season was recently included, for the seventh time, in The Dallas Morning News ’ listing of “‘Top 10’ Musical Events of the Year.” The 2016 festival marks our 19th season. Mimir’s 12-day format will feature five Mimir Artists ’ concerts and two Mimir Emerging Artists ’ concerts. This year’s exceptional Mimir Artists will include a familiar cast of Grammy Award nominated recording artists, members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Houston Symphony, Nashville Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, and...
Mimir 2016 Dates Announced
Mimir Chamber Music Festival is excited to announce the dates for its 19th season — July 27 - July 8, 2016.
A big thank you to everyone who helped make 2015 such a resounding success.
We look forward to seeing everyone in 2016.
Mimir Festival Artists
Jun Iwasaki was appointed concertmaster of the Nashville Symphony by Music Director Giancarlo Guerrero at the beginning of the 2011/12 season. A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Music ’s prestigious Concertmaster Academy, he has been hailed for his combination of dazzling technique and lyrical musicianship. In a review of Iwasaki’s performance at the Mimir Chamber Music Festival, the Fort Worth Star Telegram called him “ the magician of the evening....
Violinist Curt Thompson performs throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia as a concerto soloist, recitalist, concertmaster, and chamber musician in such prestigious venues as Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall, Salle Gaveau (Paris), Teatro Naçional de Costa Rica (San José), Shanghai Concert Hall, and others. Thompson’s debut recording of the violin sonatas by Charles Ives (Naxos) has received outstanding reviews worldwide, including...