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Beaux Arts Trio

Beaux Arts Trio

The Beaux Arts Trio are making their farewell tour ending in summer 2008 On Sunday 18 November & Monday 19 November the Beaux Arts Trio gave their final London concerts at the Wigmore Hall. The farewell tour is due the retirement of 84 year old pianist Menahem Pressler who has been with the trio since its first concert in July 1955. This remarkable champion of the Piano Trio has been accompanied in the trio since 1998 by cellist Antonio Meneses and since 2002 by violinist Daniel Hope. The Beaux Arts Trio's two most recent recordings are available on Warner Classics and Jazz: Mendelssohn & Dvorák : Piano Trios Shostakovich : Piano Trios Reviews of their last concerts in London: The Times Daily Telegraph To mark the 50th anniversary of the Beaux Arts Trio in 2005 the trio recorded the programme given at their first concert. Please see this review of the Mendelssohn & Dvorák : Piano Trios London Evening Standard - the "joyful encores of Dvorak and Mendelssohn" as per the Warner Classics recording The Guardian UK farewell notice in The Guardian German farewell notice in Berliner Morgenpost Concert review from 23 November in Berliner Morgenpost Concert review from 21 November in Amsterdam's de Volksrant