Sept. 22 at 7pm
Trio Foss to perform at Center for the Arts
Trio Foss – Icelandic violinist Hrabba Atladottir, cellist Nina Flyer and pianist and Steinway Artist Joseph Irrera – will perform the music of Haydn, Crossman and Brahms in their first appearance at the Piedmont Center for the Arts. The concert will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Only in existence for a few months, the trio has already secured concerts throughout the Bay Area and has finalized its first recording project with composer Allan Crossman. The Trio will soon premiere a new piece by Robert Greenberg, and other commissions are also in the works.
A reception will follow the concert.
Tickets are $20 general admission, $15 students/seniors. For tickets, go to:
About the musicians
Icelandic violinist Hrabba Atladottir is in high demand as a soloist and as a chamber musician. She frequently appears in the USA and abroad, and has toured with her fellow Icelander, Björk. Here in the Bay Area, she is a member of the San Francisco Contemporary Players.
Nina Flyer was on the faculty of the University of the Pacific for many years, where she was also a member of the trio in residence there, Trio 180. She has worked and recorded with many record labels including Skywalker Sound, and her 2005 CD with the English Chamber Orchestra was nominated for a Grammy. Locally, Nina is principal cellist of the Pacific Chamber Orchestra, and performs regularly with Composers Inc.
Concert pianist and Steinway Artist Joseph Irrera is new to the Bay Area. Originally from Western, NY, he completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the Eastman School of Music and tours with his brother John, as the Irrera Brothers Piano & Violin Duo. Joseph’s solo and duo concerts have taken him to Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and concert halls abroad. Joseph is represented by Parker Artists.
Trio Foss is a fusion of varying personalities, backgrounds, and nationalities. The name Foss is Icelandic for waterfall.