Piano Trios of Beethoven & Arensky
ARTISTS Fabio Bidini, piano Musicians from the San Diego Symphony REPERTOIRE BEETHOVEN: Variations on “Là ci darem la mano” for Two Oboes and English Horn BEETHOVEN: Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano in B-flat Major ARENSKY: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor ABOUT Acclaimed pianist Fabio Bidini gives us a sneak peek at our January Beethoven Festival with Ludwig van Beethoven’s early trio that includes a jaunty set of variations on a popular opera aria from his time. Anton Arensky’s popular First Piano Trio - full of dramatic and passionate melodies of Russian Romanticism – concludes the program. This concert is part of the San Diego Symphony's season-long celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday.