August 19th, 2013 by Monrovia Weekly
Experience the dramatic hues of Arensky’s masterpiece for piano, violin, and cello. Slavonic folk idioms and lilting rhythms are featured in this entertaining, four-movement work. The Haydn C. Major Trio starts the program with an up-beat flair!
Paul Stein has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1981 and was featured soloist at the Hollywood Bowl. Mark Robson has been on the music staff of the Los Angeles Opera since January 1991, working as an assistant conductor and coach, and has been a musical assistant at the Salzburg and Spoleto (Italy) festivals. Maksim Velichkin has been a solo performer chamber and orchestra musician, both locally and throughout the world. He has appeared as a soloist with the Uzbekistan National Symphony, Duquesne Contemporary Ensemble, and has toured extensively with the prestigious Verbier Chamber and Verbier Festival Symphony Orchestras. All three musicians are not to be missed in this family concert.
The concert will take place at the Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, in the Cay Mortenson Auditorium on Wednesday, August 21. Doors will open at 6:30PM.
Following the program, you are cordially invited to meet and speak with the musicians.
The series of unique and memorable free Classical Kaleidoscope concerts are generously brought to you by the Arcadia Public Library Foundation.
Starbucks Store #5297 will furnish their delicious brew. Admission is free.