Centrum’s Chamber music series is in-person again at the Wheeler Theater in 2022, starting with Merz Trio, winners of one of the world’s most prestigious chamber music competition, the Naumberg.
The chamber music series curates the brilliant talent of the finest classical artists and most promising young artists in the field today, where they perform in the intimacy and warmth of the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater.
February 20, 2 p.m.
Sponsored by Anne and Dick Schneider
Hailed as “artists in the deepest sense of the word” and lauded for their “stunning virtuosity,” Merz Trio won the prestigious 2021 Naumberg competition, as well as at the Concert Artists Guild, Fischoff, and Chesapeake Competitions. Their narrative programming style juxtaposes classical standards, new music, and their own arrangements interwoven with introductions and context from the Trio’s members. Enjoy witnessing their rapid rise in the world of chamber music.
Lee Dionne, piano
Brigid Coleridge, violin
Julia Yang, cello
Nicola Matteis: Preludio e fantasia
Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Trio No. 45 in E-flat Major, Hob. XV/29 (1797)
Jeffrey Mumford: undiluted days
Alma Mahler: Laue Sommernacht
Piaf / Louiguy / Mannot: La vie en rose (Life in pink)
Carlo Gesualdo: Moro, lasso, al mio duolo
Irish Traditional: Samradh Samradh
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50
Richard Strauss: Morgen! Op. 27 No. 4
The Port Townsend Chamber Music Series
Lucinda Carver, Artistic Director
Sponsored by Leah Mitchell and Nancy McLachlan
Merz Trio – February 20
Brasil Guitar Duo – April 3
The Dover Quartet – June 12