Music specifically composed for piano, violin and cello ensembles will come alive in a performance by violinist Aaron Jacobs from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, pianist Tatiana Shustova, and cellist Amy Catron from Millikin University. The Trio will perform renowned mid-20th century works by Russian composers Prokofiev , Stravinsky and Shostakovich.
As an active chamber and solo recitalist, Mr. Jacobs has performed throughout the U.S. and Europe, have received honors and awards too numerous to list, and has been a prizewinner at international competitions. Ms. Shustova, a native of St. Petersburg, Russia, has received numerous awards for her sparkling piano performances in solo and chamber music competitions in the U.S., Italy, and Russia. Ms. Catron is a versatile cellist appearing as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician; her credits include being principal cellist with several Ohio Symphonies, and performing as soloist with a variety of orchestras in Illinois and Florida.
In addition to performance at Millikin University, Illinois Arts Trio will be performing at the Illinois State University on March 1 and at Middleburg VA for Middleburg Recital Series on March 22nd .