Trio con Brio Copenhagen returns to Seattle
Korean sisters Soo-Jin and Soo-Kyung Hong and Danish pianist Jens Elvekjaer created the Trio con Brio Copenhagen in 1999, and since then Soo-Kyung Hong and Elvekjaer married, the trio has taken numerous first-place prizes in European competitions, played prestigious concert halls and founded the Copenhagen Chamber Music Festival. They return to Seattle for a concert featuring Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66 and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97, as well as Per Nørgård’s “Spell,” composed in 1973. Note: Soo-Jin Hong will not perform in this tour; Natalia Prishepenko, (not shown) violinist for the Artemis String Quartet for 18 years, will perform in her stead. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, Meany Hall, University of Washington, Seattle; $34-$39 (206-543-4880 or www.uwworldseries.org).
Melissa Davis, NWArts&Life editor