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Horszowski Trio

Horszowski Trio

When: Friday, January 20, 2023
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM CT

Where: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive , Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Single tickets are $30 for the general public and $10 for students with valid ID.

Contact: Concert Management Office   (847) 467-4000

Group: Bienen School of Music Concerts and Events

Category: Fine Arts


Part of the 2023 Winter Chamber Music Festival

Jesse Mills, violin; Ole Akahoshi, cello; Rieko Aizawa, piano

The Los Angeles Times declares, “The Horszowskis are power players… Memorably monumental.” Taking its inspiration from pianist Mieczysław Horszowski, who instructed the trio’s pianist Rieko Aizawa at the Curtis Institute, the ensemble’s repertoire includes music of Fauré, Granados, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Martinů, and Villa-Lobos—composers who collaborated with Horszowski during his lifetime. The group has performed the complete cycles of piano trios by Beethoven, Schumann, and Brahms, and actively cultivates lesser-known treasures from the trio repertoire by Arno Babajanian, Leonard Bernstein, Vincent d’Indy, and Morton Feldman, among others. Their collaborations have included composers John Harbison, Charles Wuorinen, and Joan Tower, and chamber musicians such as the Escher Quartet’s Aaron Boyd, the Tokyo String Quartet’s Kikuei Ikeda, Masumi Per Rostad, and the Ying Quartet’s Phillip Ying. The trio is Ensemble-in-Residence at the Longy School of Music of Bard College and at the Leschetizky Association in New York City.

Bedřich Smetana, Piano Trio in G Minor, Op. 15

Music from the Fantasiestücke Project (Chicago premiere):
Derek Bermel, Remembrance
David Fulmer, Eldorado
Paul Chihara, Fantasy "Little Red Dragonfly"

Robert Schumann, Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 63

2023 Winter Chamber Music Festival subscription renewals are now available to current subscribers. Renew by September 9, 2022 to continue receiving subscriber benefits.

New subscriptions available August 19, 2022.

Single tickets available October 31, 2022.

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