Dvorák: Piano Trio, Op. 90, "dumky" - Fauré: Pia
Format: COMPACT DISC
The present release features two great piano Trios, beautifully performed by the Andrist-Stern-Honiberg Trio. The Trio is Audrey Andrist, James Stern, and Steve Honigberg. Hailed as a “stunning pianist with incredible dexterity” (San Francisco Classical Voice), Canadian pianist Audrey Andrist has thrilled audiences around the globe, from North America to Japan, China and Germany with her “passionate abandon”, “bright energy”, and “great intelligence.” She currently lives in the Washington, DC area, where she serves on the faculties of the Washington Conservatory and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. James Stern is a multi-faceted musician whose violin playing has been heard worldwide and cited by the Washington Post for “virtuosity and penetrating intelligence.” He has performed at the Marlboro, Ravinia, Banff and Bowdoin festivals as well as at New York’s Alice Tully Hall and Carnegie Hall. He did all of his formal training at the Juilliard School where his teachers were Louise Behrend, Joseph Fuchs and Lewis Kaplan. Steven Honinberg is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music where he studied with Leonard Rose and Channing Robbins. Hired under the leadership of Mstislav Rostropovich, he is currently a member of the National Symphony Orchestra.