The Cumberland Piano Trio will perform in Oak Ridge on Saturday, January 21.
The concert is presented by the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association. It starts at 7 p.m. January 21 at the Oak Ridge Unitarian Universalist Church.
The Cumberland Piano Trio includes violinist Susan Eddlemon, cellist Dan Allcott, and pianist Emi Kagawa. It
The January 21 concert will feature Gabriel Faure’s “Piano Trio in D minor” and Johannes Brahms’ “Piano Trio No. 1 in B major.”
The Cumberland Piano Trio was established in 2013 as an outgrowth of the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association’s Isotone series, a press release said. It made its New York recital debut at Symphony Space with Isotone in May 2016. The trio has become well-known for championing the works of 21st century composers, the press release said.
Eddlemon is a graduate of The Juilliard School in New York City. She was the first female violinist to receive a doctor of musical arts degree from Juilliard, the press release said. Eddlemon has performed and taught violin in Knoxville and Oak Ridge for more than 20 years, and she is a member of the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra.
Allcott attended the prestigious Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, where he was the first student to be accepted simultaneously to the doctoral program in both cello and conducting. He is well-known to East Tennessee audiences as the music director for the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, the press release said.
Kagawa is a soloist and chamber musician who has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Italy, and Japan. She has won numerous national and international competitions, including the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition at Juilliard and the Nancy Clark International Piano Competition, the press release said.
It said the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is a proud participant in the Penny4Arts program and offers free admission for students 18 and under to all Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra, Chorus, and Chamber Series performances. Tickets for the concert are $25 for adults and $10 for young adults (19-29 years old). Seating is general admission.
The Oak Ridge Civic Music Association presents professional performances in the Oak Ridge community with its symphony, chorus, and chamber music series. Subscription and individual tickets may be purchased online at www.ORCMA.org or by calling (865) 483-5569.
This performance is sponsored by the Cyrus Feldman Memorial Trust. Cy Feldman was a chemist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and a passionate and committed supporter of music for Oak Ridge, the press release said. After his death in 1990, his wife Rose and their five children established a fund in his memory to support the ORCMA Chamber Series. Support for the Oak Ridge Civic Music Association is also provided by the Tennessee Arts Commission and WUOT FM 91.9.
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