Telluride Musicfest Opens Its 8th Season
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Trio Solisti
Trio Solisti
NEW YORK CITY – “We are so glad to be back in Telluride playing and enjoying wonderful music – as the composers intended – surrounded by friends and music lovers! We all feel we have come home,” says Trio Solisti Artistic Director Maria Bachman, violinist with the critically acclaimed New York City-based chamber music ensemble that is coming to the Telluride region for its eighth straight year.

Trio Solisti, described by critics as “three of the most sought after artists of their generation,” and called the most exciting piano trio in America by The New Yorker magazine. Two of their concerts will take place at the Mai Home; the trio performs a third concert at the Michael Palm Theatre, in Telluride. Additionally, the summer program offers an amateur night featuring musically talented non-professionals, a children’s concert in conjunction with the Telluride Academy and open rehearsals for subscribers.

As always, Bachman adds: “What you will hear at our concerts are the pieces we most enjoy playing.”

Musicfest kicks off the 2010 season with a Russian program selected by the performers to provide a sampling of the styles, colors, textures and instrumental effects found in the chamber music literature. The June 23 concert will feature the works of Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, and Chopin; June 27, Schumann, Faure, Shostakovich, and Prokofiev; June 30. Schubert, Shostakovich, Lyapunov; and July 3 Beethoven, Arensky and Tchaikovsky. Performers in addition to the Trio Solisti Founding Ensemble include Hsin-Yun Huang, viola; David Harding, viola; Kathryn Lockwod, viola;

Jesse Mills, violin; Adam Neiman, piano and Wendy Sutter, cello.

For more information, visit triosolisti.com and telluridemusicfest.com. For tickets, please visit tellurideticket.com or call the Musicfest office at 970/369-1351.
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