Connecticut Alliance for Music will present a performance by Trio Calvino on Sunday, March 17. It will be held at 3 p.m. at the home of Geraldine Klein Robbenhaar, of Fairfield, followed by a reception. It had been originally scheduled for Nov. 4, but was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy.
Founded by pianist Xun Pan, clarinetist Doris Hall-Gulatir and violinist/violist Simon Maurer, the trio is the artists-in-residence of the gifted and talented program at Millersville University in Millersville, Pa.
Hall-Gulati is principal clarinet in The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, based in Philadelphia. She is also the bass clarinetist in The Opera Company of Philadelphia. An advocate for new music, she has performed in music festivals and on multiple series as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States, China and Russia, according to a news release.
Maurer performs chamber music and solo and orchestra concerts throughout the eastern United States and Switzerland. He has played as feature soloist in France and Switzerland with the St. Jean Orchestra of Geneva, Switzerland. He is concertmaster of the Schuylkill Symphony Orchestra and assistant concertmaster of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia, the release states.
Pan, a Chinese-American, is an adjunct professor of piano and director of the University of Pennsylvania's gifted and talented program. He also serves as a visiting professor at the China Conservatory of Music, China Northwest University for Nationalities, Fuzhou University, Yantai University, Shandong University, Qinghai Normal University and Wenzhou University. He has won many international piano competitions and awards and performed solo recitals worldwide from Carnegie Weill Hall to the Beijing National Center for Performing Arts, the release states.
Tickets are $25 per person. Reservations are required, and may be made by calling the alliance's office at 203-319-8271.