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The Sima Piano Trio

Saugerties Pro Musica begins a New Year of auspicious concerts with an appearance by the Sima
Piano Trio (piano, violin, cello) on Sunday, January 23, 2011. They will be performing the classical music of Haydn, Rachmaninoff, and Mendelssohn.
The Sima Trio is praised for their “powerful” and “heartfelt” interpretations of classical and ethnic repertoire. Made up of international competition-winning musicians, the Sima Trio is quickly becoming one of the leading, young trios of its generation. Connected by their Armenian heritage, the members of this New York based ensemble will perform: Haydn’s Piano Trio, No. 39 in G major; Trio Elegiaque, Rachmaninoff’s No. 1 in g minor; and Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2 in c minor, Op. 66.
FUTURE CONCERTS in the Saugerties Pro Musica series include a February 13 folk concert by Mark Rust; a March 13 Voice, Violin, and Piano concert by the mother and son duo of Iva Bittova and Tony Fajt; and an April 3 performance by the Piano Trio di.vi.sion.
In addition, a West Point Brass Ensemble will perform a FREE Concert on Sunday, February 20 at 3pm.
To learn about all five concerts scheduled for the first half of 2011, visit saugertiespromusica.org.
All concerts are on Sunday at 3pm at Saugerties United Methodist Church on the corner of Washington Avenue and Post Street. Admission is $12 for Adults, Seniors $10. Students are always FREE. For more information call 845-246-5021 or visit saugertiespromusica.org.

–originally published in the January 2011 issue of CWN