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Award-Winning Chamber Trio Will Perform at Bailey Hall

The Claremont Trio performs February 12

Davie, FL (February 3, 2017) – Applauded as “one of America’s finest young chamber groups” by Strand Magazine, The Claremont Trio will be performing at Bailey Hall on Sunday, February 12 at 3:00 p.m.

Sought after for its thrillingly virtuosic and richly communicative performances, the Trio was the first winner of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award and the only piano trio ever to win the Young Concert Artists International Auditions.

Formed in 1999 at the Juilliard School, the Trio features twin sisters Emily Bruskin on violin and Julia Bruskin on cello with pianist Andrea Lam. Based in New York City near their namesake, Claremont Avenue, the Trio continues to maintain a strong New York presence with frequent performances at such venues as Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, Columbia University's Miller Theatre, Music Mondays and Symphony Space. They also appear regularly at festivals such as Ravinia, Saratoga, Mostly Mozart, Caramoor, Rockport, Bard, Orford, and Norfolk.

“The Claremont Trio is justifiably considered as one of the finest chamber groups of our time,” said Dr. Dan Barnard, associate dean of cultural affairs and director of Bailey Hall. “They present elegance and a fresh take on chamber music that engages audiences.”

The Trio has just released a new recording, Spheres, featuring three trios by Robert Paterson: Sun Trio, Moon Trio and Elegy for two cellos and piano. Deeply committed to expanding the trio repertoire, the Trio has an ongoing collaboration with innovative composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain and has commissioned new trios by Nico Muhly, Gabriela Lena Frank, Mason Bates, Sean Shepherd, Helen Grime, Judd Greenstein, Donald Crockett, Robert Paterson, Paul Chihara, Sharon Farber, Howard Frazin, Daniel Kellogg, and Hillary Zipper.

In reviewing a concert by the Trio, The Washington Post reported, “Claremont is a sensitive group that plays with passion… As finely as the trio performs dramatics, it is in the execution of atmospheric material that it is most
captivating.”
Tickets are available for $5-$19 and can be purchased by visiting www.baileyhall.org or contacting the Bailey Hall box office at (954) 201-6884. The box office and phone lines are open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and one hour prior to an event.

The flagship venue of Broward College, Bailey Hall is located on the A. Hugh Adams Central Campus at 3501 Davie Rd. in Davie and offers free parking.

 

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