Sima Piano Trio Caps off Saugerties Pro Musica's Season April 29
04/06/2012 - Saugerties Pro Musica's last classical concert of the season features the return of the Sima Piano Trio (piano, violin, cello) on Sunday, April 29th, 2012, at 3 pm. They will be performing selections from their classical repertoire that are sure to entrance you.
The musicians are: Sami Merdinian, violin - Hailed by La Nacion for his "beautiful sound and exquisite musicality", Argentinean violinist Sami Merdinian has
received worldwide recognition for his outstanding performances as a soloist and chamber musician. Ani Kalayjian, cellist - Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as
"representing the young, up-and-coming generation," cellist Ani Kalayjian has appeared in concert both as a soloist and chamber musician in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Sofya Melikyan, pianist - Born in Yerevan, Armenia, Sofya Melikyan graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Madrid with Highest Honor Prize in 1999, she worked with Galina Egiazarova in Madrid, and Brigitte Engerer in Paris.
The Sima Trio is praised for their "powerful" and "heartfelt" interpretations of classical and ethnic repertoire. Made up of international competition-winning musicians, the Sima Trio is one of the leading, young trios of its generation. Connected by their Armenian heritage, the members of this NY based ensemble will perform with all the talent and passion we heard the last time they graced our stage. They are such a great trio we invited them back! Be sure not to miss them.