SMETANA PIANO TRIO
SWEENEY CONCERT HALL, SAGE HALL AT SMITH COLLEGE (144 GREEN STREET, Northampton, MA 01060, Northampton MA)
The Smetana Trio, founded in the year 1934 by the legendary Czech pianist Josef Páleníček, is today one of the foremost Czech ensembles. In 2014 the Smetana Trio celebrates 80th jubilee of its foundation. It can be seen frequently on leading concert stages both in the Czech Republic (Prague Spring, Janáček May, Moravian Autumn, Concentus moraviae, Malá Strana Chamber Festivities) and abroad (France, Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, Benelux, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Japan, Brazil, USA, Canada, South Korea, Egypt).In 2015 the Smetana Trio won the Czech Philharmonic Chamber Music Association Award.
Program:Rachmaninoff, Trio élégiaque No. 1
Martinů, Piano Trio in C Major
Smetana, Piano Trio in G Minor.