The Peabody Trio To Perform at Hamilton

The Peabody Trio, winners of the 1989 NaumbergChamber Music Award, will perform at Hamilton College on Friday, March 29, at 8p.m., in Wellin Hall of the Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.Admission to the concert is $13 for the general public and $4 for students.

Formed in San Francisco in 1986, the trio made its New York debut in April,1990 at Alice Tully Hall, and has since performed on many of North America'smost prestigious stages, including the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., theAmbassador Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif., and in Denver, Indianapolis andChicago. They have also performed in Canada and Japan, and have been heard onnumerous radio broadcasts, including NPR's Performance Today, CBC and MorningPro Musica.

Beginning a full-time residency at the Peabody Institute of Baltimore, Md., in1987, the Peabody Trio is very active in commissioning and performing new musicfor the piano trio, as well as performing the standard literature. With thePeabody Institute, they have established a program which enables them tocommission new works by contemporary composers.

The Washington Post says "The Peabody Trio is an outstanding ensembleof young musicians who play with the romantic fervor of the early 20th centurygreats, and the fact that among their specialties is the performance of newmusic does not seem to have tempered these inclinations at all."

The program will include: Trio in E Minor, Hoboken XV:12 by FranzJoseph Hayden, a trio by Charles Ives and a trio by Maurice Ravel.

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