Charleston Music Fest: The Ellipsis Trio
Charleston Music Fest presents The Ellipsis Trio – Amanda Wang, piano; Patrick Owen, cello; Konstantinos Papadakis, piano – April 23rd at 7:30 P.M. at the Simons Center for the Arts. The Charleston Music Fest is year-round presenter of classical and contemporary chamber music by world-class artists to Charleston audiences. Its goals include developing develop new and younger audiences for chamber music; and to provide educational activities which encourage, broaden and deepen appreciation of the chamber music art form. Since its inception in 2013, The Ellipsis Trio has received the Rosenbloom Foundation Career Grant and has completed a residency at the Avaloch Farm Music Institute. Recently, they worked with composers John Harbison and Tod Machover on their works for piano trio and commissioned a new piano trio from composer D.J. Sparr, which premiered in April 2014. The trio has performed as guests of the Rockport Music Festival and was featured at the St. Botolph Club. This past summer, Ellipsis Trio was in residence at the Archanes Summer Music Academy in Greece.