Trio con Brio Copenhagen to perform classics Oct. 20

Trio con Brio Co-penhagen will be playing at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater on Oct. 20. The trio consists of Soo-Kyung Hong on cello, Soo-Jin Hong on violin and Jens Elvekjaer on piano. NIKOLAJ-LUND photo

The Maui News

Trio con Brio Copenhagen will be performing at 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center’s Castle Theater.

The trio consists of Korean-born sisters Soo-Kyung Hong on cello and Soo-Jin Hong on violin and Danish pianist Jens Elvekjaer, husband of Soo-Kyung.

One of the world’s finest piano trios, Trio con Brio Copenhagen will be playing a selection by Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

The trio regularly plays at the world’s top venues, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York City, Wigmore Hall in London, Pierre Boulez-Saal in Berlin and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Some of Scandinavia’s top composers have dedicated works to the trio, including Per Norgard, Bent Sorensen and Sven-David Sandstrom.

They are the artistic directors for the Copenhagen Chamber Music Festival, the Chamber Music Festival on Lundsgaard Estate in Kerteminde and the Hellerup Chamber Music Society in Copenhagen, all in Denmark.

Tickets currently are available; they are $40 and $50 with MACC members receiving a 10 percent discount.

Tickets may be purchased at the box office, which is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, by phone at 242-SHOW (7469) or online at mauiarts.org.


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