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 Chamber Music Festival 2015
The Mimir Chamber Music Festival is over for 2015.
It's been a great festival and we are now looking forward to Mimir Australia and Mimir USA 2016.
Thank you to everyone who made this year's event such a success.
Mimir Festival Artists
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...
Nicolas Tsolainos joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 1995 and was appointed principal bass in 1999. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Tsolainos' desire to play the double bass was piqued by an interest in jazz at age 14. After graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music in 1984, he participated in the National Orchestral Association's Symphonic Institute at Columbia University. The following fall, he won a position with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Ohio and was a...