Music, Gettysburg! Presents
The Eaken Piano Trio in Concert
Music, Gettysburg! brings the John Eaken and the Eaken Piano Trio in concert at the Gettysburg Seminary chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge, in a concert recital Sunday January 16th, at 4:00 p.m.
The Grammy nominated trio includes Eaken on violin, pianist Gloria Whitney and cellist Andrew Rammon. In their third appearance for Music, Gettysburg! the trio will perform the music of Ludwig von Beethoven, Julius Chajes, Ernst Bloch, Antonin Dvorak and much more.
In 2011-2012, the Eaken Piano Trio will mark its 25th season of ac claimed concert appearances across the United States, Europe, and Canada. The trio is noted for its enthusiastic performances and innovative audience-building residencies. The Trio's rigorous touring
schedule includes multiple tours of Europe; in 2007, the trio toured China.
The Trio was in residence at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, in the 1990’s and they continue to provide inspiring residencies through out the United States. Their program was recognized by Chamber Music America as one of the five most successful in the nation.
The Trio is heard regularly on classical radio–including National Public Radio's All Things Considered and Performance Today. For the last eight years, the Trio's holiday radio program, I'll be Home for the Holidays, was aired on over 150 radio stations nationwide,
coordinated with Habitat for Humanity International. Using their music to raise awareness for America's homeless population, The Trio is proud of their involvement in community outreach programs that have generated tens of thou sands of dollars to support organizations that help the homeless and
The Trio has issued numerous recordings to critical praise. In 2005 they re corded Joaquin Turina's Second Piano Trio and the Ravel Piano Trio, on the CD Playing with Fire. Their seasonal recordings, Home for the Holidays and I'll Be Home for the Holidays, were two
of the top five best sellers nationwide for Naxos for the last five years. Other Trio releases include enthusiastically received recordings of American piano trios by Gunther Schuller, Gerald Shipiro, and Lalo Shifrin on the Naxos "American Music Series." They have also re corded works by
Mendelssohn, Arensky, Haydn, and Gershwin.
Music, Gettysburg! is a free concert series featuring international, regional and local musical artists supported by both the Lutheran seminary and the wider Gettysburg community. For more information about this and other concerts in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule,
please call 717-338-3000 ext 2197 or visit our web site: www.ltsg.musicgettysburg.org.
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