march, 2024

14mar7:30 pmChien-Kim-Watkins TrioBeethoven’s Complete Piano Trios (2)Live or Recorded:Live Event


Event Details

Combine three of today’s most luminary chamber musicians with ALL NINE of Beethoven’s masterful Piano Trios, and there are sure to be fireworks! CMNW’s Artistic Directors, pianist Gloria Chien and violinist Soovin Kim, have joined forces with cellist Paul Watkins of the Emerson Quartet to create a new powerhouse: the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio. Together, these three thrilling musicians will take us on a week-long musical journey exploring the genius and virtuosity of some of Beethoven’s greatest chamber works.

“…the trio played with elegance, a beautiful sound, and a natural sense of ensemble. Actually, the passion grew from restrained beginning with the opening Allegro, moving to a deeply intimate Adagio cantabile, picking up with the Scherzo and letting loose with the final Presto.”
— Rutland Herald


BEETHOVEN Variations on an Original Theme in E-flat Major for Piano Trio, Op. 44 (1792) 14’
I. Tema – Andante
II. Variazioni I-XIV
III. Andante

BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 3 (1794-95) 28’
I. Allegro con brio
II. Andante cantabile con Variazioni
III. Minuetto – Quasi allegro
IV. Finale – Prestissimo

BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, No. 2 (1794-95) 33’
I. Adagio – Allegro vivace
II. Largo con espressione
III. Scherzo – Allegro
IV. Finale – Presto

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