Rare Music: Classical Piano Trios on Original Instruments with Gabriel Richard, violin; Kivie Cahn-Lipman, cello; David Breitman, piano
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 8:00pm
Classical piano trios on original instruments: Clementi: Trio, Op. 27; Mozart: Piano Trio in G major, K 496; Haydn: Trio in G major, No. 39 "Gypsy"; Beethoven: Trio, Op. 1, No. 3. French violinist Gabriel Richard is a tenure-track first violin at the Paris Orchestra, as well as founder and member of the Thymos String Quartet. He tours regularly in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe. With the Thymos Quartet, he has been invited to tour in the USA and Brazil in 2016. Gabriel Richard plays a beautiful violin by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. Kivie Cahn-Lipman holds degrees from Oberlin and Juilliard and is a DMA candidate at CCM. He is the founding cellist of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) with which he performs regularly to international critical acclaim, as well as gambist, lironist, and director of ACRONYM, a new period-instrument ensemble. Pianist David Breitman directs the Historical Performance program at Oberlin College and Conservatory. Recent seasons have included Beethoven's Fourth Concerto and Choral Fantasy on both historical and modern pianos, and several performances at the renowned Cobbe Collection of historical instruments outside of London. This concert is presented in association with DUMIC (Duke University Musical Instrument Collections).