Jacques Thibaud String Trio To Perform at Denison
Date of Event: March 7, 2005
Posted: February 28, 2005
The internationally renowned Jacques Thibaud String Trio from Berlin, Germany, along with Denison oboe instructor Steve Rosenberg, will perform in a Vail Visiting Artist concert at 8 p.m., Monday (March 7) in Burke Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Trio, comprised of Burkhard Maiss on violin, Philip Douvier on viola, and Uwe Hirth-Schmidt on cello, will perform Beethoven'sTrio in C minor, Op. 9 no. 3, String Trioby Jean Francaix, andSerenade in C Major, Op. 10by Ernst von Dohnanyi. Rosenberg will join the Trio in a performance of Mozart's famousQuartet in F Major, K.370for oboe and strings.
The young Jacques Thibaud String Trio has delighted audiences of all ages throughout Europe, Asia and North America with their charm, youthful exuberance, and astounding virtuosity. Calling their playing "spontaneous and commanding,"The New York Timessaid, "this could be the first string trio in some time to have a major career."The Los Angeles Timeswrote, "Their playing had authority as well as heat; indeed, it proved both compelling and graceful...an exalted expertise...a triumph."
Highlights of recent and upcoming seasons include a New York debut at the Frick Collection, Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, MIT in Cambridge, Caramoor, Washington D.C.'s National Gallery, Wolf Trap, Canada's major chamber series including Music Toronto, Ladies' Morning Musical Club of Montreal, and the Vancouver Chamber Music Society, and a London debut at Wigmore Hall. The Trio has also played over 300 concerts in the U.S. including Chicago, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Houston, Memphis, Phoenix, and Honolulu, among others. They are regular guests at major European and Asian series and festivals as well.
Rosenberg has been an instructor of oboe at Denison University since 1983. A 10-year member of Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, he has played with the Columbus Symphony, Lancaster Festival Orchestra, Opera Columbus Orchestra, BalletMet Orchestra and in the Broadway Series. In addition to his teaching and performance responsibilities, Rosenberg is also artistic director of CityMusic and orchestra manager for the Lancaster Festival.
CALENDAR INFORMATION: Denison University,The internationally renowned Jacques Thibaud String Trio from Berlin, Germany, and Denison oboe instructor Steve Rosenberg will perform in a Vail Visiting Artist concert; 8 p.m., Monday (March 7) in Burke Recital Hall. Free and open to the public. Please call (740) 587-6220 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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