UT Dallas’ Clavier Trio In Concert Feb. 3

January 12, 2007

The University of Texas at Dallas’ Chamber Ensemble in Residence, the Clavier Trio, will present Brahms and Around at the university’s Jonsson Performance Hall at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3.

The Clavier Trio includes UT Dallas faculty member Arkady Fomin, who also is a distinguished violinist in the Dallas Symphony Orchestra; pianist David Korevaar, a professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder; and cellist Jesus Castro-Balbi, a professor at Texas Christian University.  

The concert will feature Franz Joseph Haydn’s Trio in E, Hob. XV: 28, Zoltán Kodály’s Duo for Violin and Cello, Opus 7 and Johannes Brahms’ Trio in B, Opus 8

Edith Eisler of the New York Concert Review stated that a previous performance “was romantic, warm, flexible, expressive.”  
 
Fomin has collaborated in performances with Pinchas Zukerman, Yefim Bronfman, Emanuel Borok, Schlomo Mintz and Andrew Litton, and has performed as violinist/conductor in Russia, Latvia, Europe, Japan and throughout the United States.  He is artistic director of the New Conservatory of Dallas and the Conservatory Music in the Mountains in Durango, Colorado, and is guest professor and artist-in-residence at Colorado State University.  Fomin was awarded the Cowlishaw Artist-in-Residence Award for artistic achievement and contributions to the City of Dallas. 

Korevaar began music training at age six.  He has performed with the Takacs, Manhattan, Lark, Colorado, Chester, and Shanghai Quartets and presented recitals in the United States, Australia, Japan, Korea and Europe.  Korevaar has been commissioned to perform and has premiered the works of George Rochberg, Aaron Copland, Ned Rorem, Stephen Jaffe, Scott Eyerly, Libby Larson and Lowell Liebermann.

Castro-Balbi performs internationally as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician.  He has had engagements with the Symphony Orchestras of Corpus Christi, Dallas, Fort Worth, Cannes (France), Aarhus (Denmark), Xalapa, Aguascalientes (Mexico), the National Symphony in Lima (Peru), the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra and the Texas Christian University Symphony.  Castro-Balbi’s performances have been broadcast nationally and internationally on television, radio and on the Internet.

Tickets for the concert are $15 for general admission and free at the door to UT Dallas students with a valid identification.  Ticket office hours for advance purchase are from 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.  To purchase tickets using Visa, MasterCard or Discover, please call 972-883-2552.

For information about the many musical, arts, theatre, dance and other performances and exhibitions held throughout the year at UT Dallas, please call 972-UTD-ARTS (972-883-2787), e-mail utdarts@utdallas.edu, or visit the School of Arts and Humanities’ website at http://ah.utdallas.edu/.  Persons with disabilities needing special accommodations may call 972-883-2982, Texas Relay Operator: 1-800-RELAYVV.

About UT Dallas

The University of Texas at Dallas, located at the convergence of Richardson, Plano and Dallas in the heart of the complex of major multinational technology corporations known as the Telecom Corridor®, enrolls more than 14,500 students.  The school’s freshman class traditionally stands at the forefront of Texas state universities in terms of average SAT scores.  The university offers a broad assortment of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs.  For additional information about UT Dallas, please visit the university’s website at www.utdallas.edu.


Contact Kristi Barrus, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2972, kristi.barrus@utdallas.edu

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