Mimir Chamber Music Festival
Founded in 1998, the Mimir Chamber Music Festival features outstanding 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 2014 festival marks our 17th season. Mimir will return to its usual 12-day format and 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 Cavani String Quartet, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Houston Symphony, Nashville Symphony, The Cleveland...
Mimir Chamber Music Festival 2014
The Mimir Chamber Music Festival is over for 2014.
It's been a great festival and we are now looking forward to Mimir Australia and Mimir USA 2015.
Thank you to everyone who made this year's event such a success.
Mimir Festival Artists
Piano Pianist Alessio Bax is praised for creating “a ravishing listening experience” with his lyrical playing, insightful interpretations, and dazzling facility. First Prize winner at the Leeds and Hamamatsu international piano competitions – and a 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant recipient – he has appeared as soloist with over 100 orchestras, including the London and Royal Philharmonic orchestras, the...
Violin 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...