New York Empire Trio Presents Brooklyn Concerts on October 18 and 19
The New York Empire Trio will present two concerts in Brooklyn, New York
this coming weekend:
Saturday, October 18 - 12:30 PM at the Brooklyn Center For Performing
Arts, Sam Levenson Recital Hall, 2900 Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, New
York. This program is presented by the Brooklyn College Preparatory
Center for Performing Arts.
Sunday, October 19 - 4 PM at Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library -
Dweck Center, Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn.
Repertoire for these concerts will be Haydn's Trio in D, Hob. XV:16,
contemporary Bulgarian composer Roumi Petrova's Eastern Connection Trio
for Violin, Cello and Piano, Rachmaninov's Trio Elegiaque in G minor and
Dvorak's Trio "Dumky" in E minor, op. 90.
Both of these events are free and open to the public. For more
about the October 19 program, directions or other information,
please call Brooklyn Library at 718-230-2100 or visit
New York Empire Trio members Hristo Popov - violin, Kalin Ivanov - cello,
Joshua Pierce - piano are winners of many distinguished awards and have
had prominent careers. 'Virtuoso-violinist extraordinaire', Hristo
Popov, is a prizewinner at the Kozian International Violin Competition,
Silver Medalist at the California Young Artist Competition, winner of
the Grand Prize at the International Institute of Music (Germany, USA),
first place at the American String Teachers' Association Chamber Music
Competition. Kalin Ivanov, cellist, is a prominent soloist, recitalist,
chamber musician, and recording artist who performs with: 'dramatic
urgency and expressive tone'(The Strad, London). A winner of the C.W.
Post Chamber Music Festival Concerto Competition, he has performed in
major performing centers in Europe and the United States. Grammy nominated
pianist Joshua Pierce has performed with many orchestras including the
Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonia, Moscow State Philharmonic,
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, among others. He has recorded over 200
works for MSR Classics, EMI Classics, Koch International Classics, Sony
Classics, Vox and other labels.
Future plans include a European tour in the summer of 2009, and debut
concerts in Washington D.C. and at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
For more information on upcoming performances visit
For press inquiries about the New York Empire Trio, please contact Jeffrey
James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
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