Odysseus Trio

August 19, 2017, 11:00 am

Odysseus Trio

On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature the Odysseus Trio of Midwest Young Artists Conservatory in Highwood, Illinois.

The members of Odysseus Trio include 15-year-old pianist Alice Zhang, 17-year-old violinist Anna Stenzel, and 17-year-old cellist Adam Lee, and they are coached by Lyudmila Lakisova. The trio competed in the semifinals of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, and they were also awarded honorable mention  at the Discover National Chamber Music Competition.

Odysseus Trio has participated in masterclasses with May Phang of DePauw University and Shmuel Ashkenazi, formerly of the Vermeer String Quartet.

Music

Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11, Ludwig van Beethoven
I. Allegro con brio

Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49, Felix Mendelssohn
II. Andante con moto tranquillo

Piano Trio in G Major, Claude Debussy
III. Andante espressivo
IV. Finale: Appassionato

Triptych: The Mirror with Three Faces, Lera Auerbach
IV. Tell ’em What You See