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2005

Jacques Thibaud String Trio to perform at FMU, Oct. 24
  
    FLORENCE, S.C. – The Jacques Thibaud String Trio will perform in concert as part of Francis Marion University’s Artist Series, Monday, Oct. 24.
 
    The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the Hyman Fine Arts Center’s Kassab Recital Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
 
    Prize-winners in the prestigious 1999 Bonn Chamber Music Competition, the Jacques Thibaud String Trio was founded at the Berlin School of Art in 1994. Since then, the ensemble has performed throughout Europe, Japan and in more 40 U.S. states, receiving tremendous acclaim from audiences and critics alike. was founded at the Berlin School of Art in 1994. Since then, the ensemble has performed throughout Europe, Japan and in more 40 U.S. states, receiving tremendous acclaim from audiences and critics alike.
 
    Calling its playing "spontaneous and commanding," the New York Times said, "This could be the first string trio in some time to have a major career."
 
    With its charm, youthful exuberance and astounding virtuosity, the trio has delighted audiences of all ages in large and small venues. In the U.S., the trio has appeared at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, New York City’s Frick Collection, Washington D.C.’s National Gallery, hundreds of other venues including Stanford University, the Caramoor Festival, the Cleveland Museum of Art, and cities including Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Milwaukee, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, Memphis, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Tucson, Salt Lake City and Honolulu.
 
     As Ensemble-in-Residence at the 2001 Florida International Festival, the trio drew an audience of more than 2,000 to its final concert. The group has also given successful residencies in settings ranging from conservatories to music camps to an Indian reservation in Arizona. Internationally, the trio has appeared at London’s Wigmore Hall, throughout Germany, in major Japanese cities on several tours, and at some of Europe’s most prestigious festivals including Belgium’s Musica Mundi and Gidon Kremer’s Echternach Festival in Luxembourg.
 
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Last Published: February 22, 2007 9:49 AM
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