Experience music by one of the most dazzling chamber ensembles in the world when Cranbrook Music Guild presents the Morgenstern Trio. Comprised of pianist Catherine Klipfel, violinist Stefan Hempel and cellist Emanuel Wehse, the Morgenstern Trio performs in concert Tuesday, March 19 in Christ Church Cranbrook. The program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Details from Cranbrook Music Guild:
Due to popular demand, we have invited the Morgenstern Trio to once again electrify our audience with their superb musical imagination.
To name a piano trio after the popular nineteenth century German poet Christian Morgenstern was the inspiration of Catherine Klipfel, piano, Stefan Hempel, violin, and Emanuel Wehse, cellist, who met during their studies at the Folkwang Conservatory in Essen, Germany. After only two short years of working together, the Morgenstern Trio emerged on the German Music Scene by being awarded top prizes and awards, such as the prestigious US Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio Award in 2010. The Morgenstern Trio has received important musical insights from Vladimir Mendelssohn, Menahem Pressler, Vesselin Parashkerov and Dirk Mommertz.
“The Morgenstern’s clarity of musical detail and technical excellence made this a night to remember. This was one of the best concerts I’ve heard all season.” — Washington Post.
Program–subject to change
Trio on Popular Irish Tunes (1925) Frank Martin (1890-1974)
Piano Trio op. 49 in d minor (1839) Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Molto Allegro agitate
Andante con moto tranquillo
Scherzo Leggiero e vivace
Allegro assai appassionato
Klavierto D929 e-flat major (1827) Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Andante con moto