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Dutch chamber ensemble performs at Piedmont
Piedmont-College-Storioni Trio
Members of the Storioni Trio include Marc Vossen, Bart van der Roer and Wouter Vossen.

The Storioni Trio, one of the leading Dutch chamber music ensembles, will present a concert of classic, romantic and contemporary music at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Piedmont College Chapel in Demorest.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors at the door. Piedmont students, faculty and staff are admitted free.

The Storioni Trio was founded in 1995 by Bart van de Roer (piano), Wouter Vossen (violin) and Marc Vossen (cello). The trio derives its name from the Laorentius Storioni violin from Cremona, which dates from 1794 and is played by Wouter Vossen. Marc Vossen plays a Giovanni Grancino cello from Milan, dating from 1700.

To develop its ensemble-playing, the trio has worked over the years with musicians including Isaac Stern, Mstislav Rostropovich, Menahem Pressler and Ralph Kirshbaum, as well as members of the Emerson Quartet and the Vermeer Quartet.

The Storioni Trio offers an expansive repertoire ranging from Haydn and Mozart to Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Ravel and Shostakovich, to works by contemporary composers. The trio has received various prizes and awards, and performs regularly on radio and television and its CDs have earned critical acclaim.

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