PR RELEASE: THE BAKKEN TRIO PRESENTS: THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Sunday, April 13th at 4 PM at MacPhail Center for Music (501 S. 2nd Street, Mpls.)
The Bakken Trio announces its last concert of the 2013-14 series Sowing the Seedsof Beauty to be held Sunday, April 13th at 4 PM in MacPhail Center for Music’s
Acclaimed pianist Judy Lin has curated a program called The French Connectionfocussing on music from France in the pre-World War I era. Guest cellist
Wilhelmina Smith, a frequent soloist at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
and Boston Chamber Music Society, will perform Debussy’s Cello Sonata as well as
joining Bakken’s violinist Stephanie Arado and University of Minnesota viola professor
Korey Konkol to perform the Faure Piano Quartet in c minor. Ms. Arado collaborates
with Judy Lin on Ravel’s jazz-based Violin Sonata.
Maurice RavelClaude Debussy
Piano Quartet in c minor
As part of their mentorship of young chamber musicians, the Bakken will present TheFabulous Appoggiatura Quartet, winners of the 2014 SPCO Youth Chamber Music
Competition, at 3:15 PM, prior to the Trio concert at 4 PM.
The Bakken Trio chamber music experience is called gorgeous and intense,innovative and accessible and warm and committed. The Bakken Trio series is one of
the longest standing chamber music series in Minneapolis. First a quartet in residence
at the Bakken Museum of Electricity, then a piano trio at the Southern, it is now a trio
of impresaria who each build concept-driven programs designed to showcase their
repertoire of new and old music.
Tickets are available at www.bakkentrio.org or by calling 612 374 3175 ($15-$25).
Mina Fisher, Producing Artistic Director
2450 Girard Ave. South, Mpls., Mn. 55405