Date & Time: Saturday May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1750 29th Avenue, San Francisco
Tickets: $20 General, $15 Seniors/Students
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Nino Rota (1911-1979) Trio
Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942) Trio, opus 3
Allegro ma non troppo
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) Trio in A minor, opus 114
About Trio Terme
Trio Terme was formed last summer at the Interharmony International Music Festival in Italy. The three performers, all with extensive solo and ensemble experience, were so delighted playing together at Interharmony, that they decided to continue to explore the rich clarinet, cello, piano repertoire.
About the Artists
Nina Flyer has toured, recorded and taught throughout Europe, Scandinavia and America. She has been Principal Cellist with the symphonies of Jerusalem, Bergen (Norway) and Iceland, the Women’s Philharmonic, and the Bear Valley Orchestra and has held the post of acting Principal Cellist with the San Diego Symphony. She records frequently for the TV and Motion Picture Industry and is presently Principal Cellist of the Pacific Chamber Symphony. Nina was the cello and chamber music professor and founding member of the acclaimed in-residence piano trio, Trio 180, at the University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music, for 20 years. Ms. Flyer has now started another trio, Trio Foss, and noted composer Robert Greenberg has written them a new piece.
As a proponent of contemporary music, Ms. Flyer plays regularly with Composers Inc. and with other new music groups and has had many pieces written for her. Ms. Flyer is a featured soloist on two CDs; a concerto by Shulamit Ran, performed with the English Chamber Orchestra and solo and chamber works by Lou Harrison, both out on KOCH International. These two CDs have met with great critical acclaim and have both been nominated for Grammys. The following quote is from Strings Magazine in 2001:
……….hauntingly beautiful performance………… (Lou Harrison CD review)
Stacey McColley is instructor of clarinet at Florida Southern College and Southeastern University. She is a frequent faculty member at the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Arcidosso, Italy. Stacey serves as Principal Clarinet with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Clarinet, Eb clarinet and Bass clarinet with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, Bass Clarinet with the Sarasota Opera, Principal Clarinet with Opera Naples, is the Solo Clarinetist with the Reflections Chamber Ensemble, an ensemble dedicated to the performance of contemporary chamber music, and served as Principal Clarinet for many years with the Opera Tampa Orchestra under Maestro Anton Coppola. In recent years Stacey has been guest soloist with ensembles in Florida and California, including an appearance as a soloist at the FMEA convention in Tampa, Florida performing Scott Mcnllister’s Concerto X She appeared as a guest artist at the International Clarinet Association’s Clarinet- Fest in Austin, Tx., and was a featured performer at the ICA Festival in Madrid, Spain this summer. An active recitalist, she has appeared on Florida Southern College’s prestigious Festival of Fine Arts, with a second appearance by popular demand. Stacey has her Master’s Degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of California. While in California she studied with Mitchell Lurie, Kalmen Bloch, Michelle Zukovsky and William Powell. She received her BA from the University of South Florida.Stacey’s students have been accepted into prestigious schools such as Julliard, Boston University, California Institute of the Arts, Tanglewood, Florida State University, University of Florida, DePaul University, Indiana University, New York University, and more. Stacey has had a close working relationship with composers for her entire career, and has been involved in many premieres and commissions.
Equally active as a recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician, and jazz performer, Geoffrey Burleson, pianist, has performed to wide acclaim throughout Europe and North America. Current recording projects include Camille Saint-Saëns: Complete Piano Works, on 5 CDs, for the new Naxos Grand Piano label. Volumes 1 (Complete Piano Études), 2, 3 and 4 have been released to high acclaim from Gramophone, International Record Review, Diapason (France) and elsewhere. Other noteworthy recordings by Burleson include Vincent Persichetti: Complete Piano Sonatas (New World Records), which received a BBC Music Choice award from the BBC Music Magazine, and AKOKA (Oxingale Records), featuring Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, as well as companion works, for which Burleson was nominated for a 2015 JUNO Award for Classical Album of the Year. Mr. Burleson’s concerto appearances include the Buffalo Philharmonic, New England Philharmonic, Boston Musica Viva, and the Holland Symfonia in the Netherlands. He has also appeared as featured soloist at the Bard Music Festival, International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York), Monadnock Music Festival, Santander Festival (Spain) and the Talloires International Festival (France). He is a core member of the American Modern Ensemble and Boston Musica Viva. Mr. Burleson teaches piano at Princeton University and is Professor of Music and Director of Piano Studies at Hunter College-City University of New York. He is also on the piano faculties of the CUNY Graduate Center, the International Keyboard Institute & Festival (New York), and the Interharmony International Music Festival (Italy).
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