"The Great Romantics"


Taija Warbelow, violist

Eric Tran, pianist-composer

Oct. 29

 at 7:30 p.m.

tickets available now at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2676340

Piedmont pianist-composer Eric Tran and violist Taija Warbelow will perform a

recital at the Piedmont Center for the Arts on Saturday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.

They will play Schumann’s Fairy-Tale Pictures, Brahms’ Sonata in E-flat Major,

pieces by Vieuxtemps and Wieniawski, and a world premiere composition by Tran.


Tran, a Piedmont native, is known for his friendly stage manner, thoughtful

programming, and bold risk-taking. He has appeared in music festivals such as

PianoTexas, Aspen, as well as festivals in Europe. His principal studies were

with pianists Sharon Mann, Thomas Schultz, and composer Jaroslaw

Kapuscinski. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the San Francisco

Conservatory of Music.

Warbelow, originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, has a long history in chamber

music. At the age of 5, she was placed in her first quartet which ended up staying

together for 11 years as Quartetto Polare. She has participated in many summer

festivals including the Encore School for Strings, the Zephyr International

Chamber Music Festival, the Moritzburg Festival Academy, and the Fairbanks

Summer Arts Festival where she has been a returning guest artist. She studied

at the Juilliard Pre-College with Toby Appel and at the San Francisco

Conservatory of Music with Jodi Levitz.

Tickets are $25 general admission and $15 for Students

Available at the door or online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2676340