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February 19 | 7:00
Music & Arts Community Center
13411 Shire Ln, Fort Myers

Anchored on the great piano trio in C minor by Mendelssohn, the program will also include works by the Spanish composer Joaquín Turina, as well as the “Gypsy” trio by Haydn. From the great pioneer of the piano trio, to the poetry of a Romantic giant, to the irresistible flavor of Spanish music, this evening is certain to inspire. Pianist Catherine Lan will be joined by violinist Huifang Chen and cellist Claudio Jaffe. These veteran artists will bring the music to life through their passion, dynamism, and virtuosity.

Tickets only $30!

Meet the Musicians

Dr. Catherine Lan

Born in Taiwan, Dr. Catherine Lan has concertized across the US, Canada, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Mexico, Thailand, China, United Kingdom, Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia at prestigious venues such as the Carnegie Hall in New York and Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

Claudio Jaffé

Cellist Claudio Jaffé launched his solo performance career at the age of 11 with an orchestral debut in his native Brazil. His recitals and guest solo appearances with multiple orchestras have brought him to play in prestigious artistic centers around the world including those in New York City, London, Tokyo, Ottawa, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Buenos Aires.

Huifang Chen

As an international violin soloist, Chen has appeared with many orchestras around the globe including New Taoyuan Philharmonic and Taipei Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan, Brno Philharmonic in Czech Republic, Macomb, Rochester, and Warren Symphony Orchestras in Michigan, Alhambra Orchestra, Dreyfoos Philharmonic, Florida Youth Orchestra, Frost Symphony of University of Miami and the Greater Miami Youth Symphony in Florida among others. She was the recipient of the 1999 Young Concert Artist of the Year awarded by the National Concert Hall of Taipei, Taiwan and a Concerto Competition Winner at the University of Miami in 2003.

Series Sponsored in part by
Douglas & Linda Garde

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