Melbourne Chamber Music Society: Hermitage Piano Trio Concert

Melbourne Chamber Music Society presents…

February 24, 2023

Hermitage Piano Trio has solidified its place as one of the world’s leading piano trios, garnering multiple GRAMMY® Award nominations and receiving both audience and press accolades for their performances that The Washington Post singled out for “such power and sweeping passion that it left you nearly out of breath.”

The Trio is a champion of immense repertoire ranging from the works of the great European tradition to more contemporary American pieces. Hallmarks of the Hermitage Piano Trio is their impeccable musicianship, sumptuous sound and polished skill, which have led to demand for many repeat performances. They have appeared on major chamber music series and festivals in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Tucson, Portland (OR), Tulsa, San Diego, Corpus Christi, Newport (RI), San Miguel de Allende (Mexico), and New Orleans. Highlights of the 2021-2022 concert season include Dallas Chamber Music Society, Arizona Friends of Chamber Music, University of Iowa, Chamber Music Oklahoma, Waterford Concert Series (VA) and The Morgan Library & Museum (NY).

The Trio began its multiple-album recording deal with Reference Recordings, debuting its CD titled “Rachmaninoff,” which features Sergei Rachmaninoff’s two trios and his unforgettable Vocalise. Echoing many other enthusiastic reviews, The Strad lauded the Trio’s “outstanding playing in intense, heartfelt performances,” and American Record Guide praised that “the Hermitage wants to burst forth with passion, to let the whole world know! I am really glad that someone can still play that way in our utterly unromantic age. “

Program:

Rachmaninoff: Piano Trio #1 in g minor, “Elegiaque”
Shostakovich: Piano Trio #2 in e minor, Op. 67
Intermission
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio #2 in c minor, Op. 66

Date

Feb 24 2023

Time

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location

St. Mark's United Methodist Church
2030 North Highway A1A

Organizer

Melbourne Chamber Music Society
Phone
321-213-5100
Email
mcms@cfl.rr.com
Website
http://www.melbournechambermusicsociety.com/

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