Artists in Residence play classical, new
The Mendelssohn Trio will perform at Colorado State University on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in connection with the Lincoln Center and Colorado State University’s Classical Convergence Series.
Tuesday, Dec. 2
Organ Recital Hall
University Center for the Arts
1400 Remington Street
The Mendelssohn Trio will perform:
- Beethoven Trio op. 70, no. 2
- Slow Dance by Kenji Bunch (1996)
- Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy’s Trio op. 66
The trio, formed in 1988, is named after member Barbara Thiem’s great grandfather, Franz von Mendelssohn, nephew of the German composer Felix Mendelssohn of the early Romantic period.
Each musician is a university professor and in residence at CSU where they give frequent concerts and work closely with students on chamber music projects.
Theodor Lichtmann, Piano, was born and educated in Switzerland. He embarked early on an international career as a soloist and collaborative artist.
Erik Peterson, Violin, is an active orchestral and chamber musician and has taught violin, chamber music, and orchestral repertoire at Colorado State University.
Barbara Thiem, Cello, was born and raised in Germany where she trained under a specialist in 20th century cello music.
The Classical Convergence Series
The Classical Convergence Series represents a new collaboration between the Lincoln Center and CSU. Building on the classical concert programs of both organizations, the co-produced season features seven world-class performers and ensembles performing at the University Center for the Arts and the Lincoln Center. Read more.
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