Acclaimed Violinist, Pianist & Cellist to Perform at Blak Box Theater

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The dynamic Elixir Piano Trio, winner of the “Most Distinguished Musician Award” at the 2005 IBLA International Competition in Italy, will perform May 15 in a special concer

JOSHUA TREE, CA – The dynamic Elixir Piano Trio, winner of the “Most Distinguished Musician Award” at the 2005 IBLA International Competition in Italy, performs both traditional and modern repertoire with classical, folk, and jazz influences. Concertizing nationally and internationally, the Trio has become instrumental in promoting works by modern composers and is known for its unique and exciting interpretations and passionate performances. Past performances have sold out, and this one-time event is expected to quickly do the same!

The Trio’s matinee concert is a part of the Desert Music Foundation’s Classical Concert Series and will be performed at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 15, 2011 at the Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s Blak Box Theater. This special concert will feature Lucy Nargizyan on Piano, Samvel Chilingarian on Violin and Garik Terzian on Cello. The concert repertoire to be performed includes the following music selections:

Trio in G, Hoboken XV:25 – Joseph Haydn

I.    Andante
II.   Poco Adagio
III.  Finale, Rondo in Gypsies’ style, Presto

Invierno Porteno – Astor Piazzolla

Otono Porteno – Astor Piazzolla


Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66 – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

I.    Allegro energico con fuoco
II.   Andante espressivo
III.  Scherzo: Molto allegro quasi prest
IV.  Finale: Allegro appassionato

The day after, the Trio will be presenting a masterclass concert for Morongo Unified School District children titled “Music Through the Ages” and will take place at 11am on Monday, May 16, 2011.

For more information and/or tickets, call the box office at 760.366.3777 to talk to a “real” person or visit using the new, easy to use Vendini ticketing system.

PICTURE CAPTION (from left): Acclaimed classical musicians Samvel Chilingarian (Violin), Lucy Nargizyan (Piano) and Garik Terzian (Cello) will perform a special concert May 15, 2011 at the Hi-Desert Cultural Center.

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