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Classical & Contemporary Music: Stamford Symphony Piano Trio at Grace Farms
Friday,Sep, 23, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm$35
Join us for Bridges, Stamford Symphony at Grace Farms. The program, pairing classical and contemporary music, will feature Grammy®-winning contemporary music composer, Joan Tower. The audience will have the unique opportunity to hear Ms. Tower address her work prior to and during the performance.
Stamford Symphony’s Piano Trio is comprised of pianist, Molly Morkoski; cellist, Caroline Stinson; and violinist, Erica Kiesewetter. The program will include Ms. Tower’s For Daniel and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat Op. 97, Archduke.
Joan Tower is widely regarded as one of the most important American composers living today. During a career spanning more than 50 years, she has made lasting contributions to musical life in the United States as composer, performer, conductor, and educator.
Her works have been commissioned by major ensembles, soloists, and orchestras, including the Emerson, Tokyo, and Muir quartets; soloists Evelyn Glennie, Carol Wincenc, David Shifrin, and John Browning; and the orchestras of Chicago, New York, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and Washington DC among others.
About Stamford Symphony:
Led by Music Director Eckart Preu, the Stamford Symphony aspires to build a lifelong appreciation of classical music among all populations of Fairfield County.
It fulfills this mission through passionate, professional performances of the highest caliber, diverse and innovative programming, and inspiring educational initiatives.
The orchestra is an ensemble of professional musicians from the tri-state area. In addition to the Stamford Symphony, these musicians perform with some of the metropolitan area’s premier ensembles, including the orchestras of the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, the American Symphony Orchestra, the New York Pops, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. For more information, please visit www.stamfordsymphony.org.