Classical trio to perform in Weston
Published 4:31 pm, Thursday, April 26, 2012
The Connecticut Alliance for Music will present the classical ensemble Trio Traverso in a house concert in Weston on Sunday, May 6.
The concert is planned at 3 p.m. at the home of Joy and Howland Blackiston, 11 Lilac Lane, Weston. Tickets are $25, and reservations are required.
Trio Traverso is a flute, cello and piano ensemble whose members have performed internationally as soloists and with groups, such as the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Musicians from Marlboro, and the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, the music alliance said in a news release.
The alliance's house-concert series allows audiences to hear rising young musicians in an intimate venue. A reecption will follow the performance.
Flutist Tanya Dusevic Witek has made solo and ensemble appearances at Alice Tully Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and Weill Recital Hall, the alliance said. She has been principal flutist in the New York Chamber Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Luke's and the Greenwich Symphony.
Cellist Katherine Cherbas has played in New York City's major halls and has appeared on WNYC and BBC3 radio and on PBS and BRAVO television networks, the alliance said. She is also a Baroque continuo player, and helped to form the Neue Bach Band.
Pianist Stephanie Shih-yu Cheng has played in the U.S., France, Italy, Japan and Taiwan. She has distinguished herself in several international competitions, the alliance said, and won the the Prix-Ville de Fontainebleau.
Reservations may be made by calling the Connecticut Alliance for Music at 203-319-8271. For more information, visit www.camusic.org.