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Kandinsky Trio

Dec 3rd 2016 @ Roanoke College, Olin Hall Theater

Salem, VA
I Was There
Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
7:30 PM
Roanoke College, Olin Hall Theater
240 High Street, Salem, VA 24153
One of Beethoven’s first published works in 1795 was a set of piano trios, which established him as a bright and powerful voice in Vienna. The fiery Trio in C minor especially pushed the established sonata allegro form in revolutionary ways. 31 years later Mendelssohn, working within the same compositional frameworks, demonstrated a complete mastery of this form in his Trio in C minor.  Both works will be performed, showcasing the masters at the beginning and end of their illustrious careers.  Mozart’s sunny Trio in B-flat Major opens the program. A work that exemplifies perfection of the classical style!