Fine Arts Chamber Players presents Verlaine Trio
Performing works by master composers, the Verlaine Trio features internationally acclaimed artists: Dallas Symphony violinist Maria Schleuning, Associate Principal Cellist Jolyon Pegis and Southern Methodist University piano faculty member Liudmila Georgievskaya. The program will open with Ludwig van Beethoven’s Variations in E flat Major, Op. 44. Composed by a 22-year-old Beethoven, this set of 14 variations precedes his Opus 1 piano trios. Next, the Verlaine Trio will play Dmitri Shostakovich’s single movement Trio No. 1 in C minor, Op. 8. Closing the program is Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66, written in 1845 and dedicated to German composer, conductor, and violinist Louis Spohr.