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DECEMBER 12, 2021

Delphi Trio

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Health and Safety Precautions

All guests must wear masks and present proof of vaccination upon entry. This event is subject to change to comply with all public health guidelines, and may be presented online as a live stream.

The health and safety of our artists, audiences, staff, and community are our top priority. Crowden adheres to all CDC guidelines and local policies, and continues to closely monitor information from public health officials. Please be aware that these safety protocol may change, and that Crowden will communicate additional details if necessary. Please contact us with any additional questions.

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    Who

    Liana Bérubé, violin
    Tanya Tomkins, cello
    Allegra Chapman, piano

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    What

    The Bay's favorite award-winning piano trio is recognized for commanding, compelling performances that draw audiences into their musical world. The trio prioritizes unity, artistry, vulnerability, and musical risk-taking, creating performances that are infused with spontaneity, humor, and joy. 

    "...rich, committed string tone, dazzling pianism, rhythmic flexibility, risky tempi..." - Richard Storm, Sarasota Herald

    "Spot-on ensemble playing and a beautifully blended sound" - San Francisco Classical Voice

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    When

    December 12, 2021 @ 4pm

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    Program

    • Schumann Fantasiestuecke, Op. 88
    • Boulanger D'un Matin de Printemps & D'un Soir Triste
    • Beethoven Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke"

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    Ticket Info

    $25 general admission, $20 seniors/students 18+, and, as always at Crowden, free for children under 18. Reserve your tickets here.

    Seating is limited-capacity to ensure the health and safety of all artists and patrons. Please note this event is subject to change to comply with all public health guidelines, and may be presented online as a live stream.

Praised for “spot-on ensemble playing and a beautifully blended sound” (San Francisco Classical Voice) and their “rich, committed string tone, dazzling pianism, rhythmic flexibility, and risky tempi” (Sarasota Herald Tribune), the Delphi Trio has become a powerfully eloquent voice in the world of chamber music.

Prizewinners of the 2015 Orlando Concours in the Netherlands, the Delphi Trio has performed in Germany, the Netherlands, Portugal, Canada, and across the United States. Venues of note include the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Washington DC), the Green Center (Sonoma CA), the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival (Detroit area, MI), and others. The trio’s debut album, Triptych, has been praised by Classical Music Daily as “an invigorating mixture of past and present, brilliantly executed and sumptuously recorded, which is truly worth investigating.” Their performance of Brahms was described by Gramophone as “completely at one with Brahms’ concentrated writing.”

The Delphi Trio is grounded in the immensely rich classic repertoire for piano trio and is committed to the exploration of its deep, lasting meaning for performers and audience alike. The Trio sees contemporary music as a natural extension of the standard repertoire and is therefore dedicated to the music of our time. Delphi has given acclaimed world premieres of William Bolcom’s Piano Trio (2014), Max Stoffregen’s Coyote Plan (2013), and Sahba Aminikia’s Deltangi-ha (2012) and Shab o Meh (2014). The Trio will be premiering a new triple concerto by Clarice Assad in the 2020-21 season.

The Delphi Trio believes in the power of music to create community and social change. They curate the Practice Project, a social media group dedicated to fostering community, openness, and vulnerability among both professional and amateur artists. As part of the Delphi Prison Project, they bring music to incarcerated individuals with the goal of encouraging emotional self-knowledge and self-expression through art.

Violinist Liana Berube, cellist Tanya Tomkins, and pianist Allegra Chapman are based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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