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Sunday August 9, 2020 — 7:30 PM EST

Emerson Avenue Salonline Proudly Presents
a live YouTube broadcast…

Ann Street Trio

Erik Franklin, clarinet
Katlyn DeGraw, cello
Hui-Chuan Chen, piano

“Portraits in Sound”

Like expert painters whose colored canvases capture the array of human experiences, composers of instrumental music capture the ear and the imagination of the listener with melody and harmony as their medium. Join the Ann Street Trio as they present a variety of colorful portraits: from the fire and heroism nascent in early Beethoven to Mademoiselle Tailleferre’s cool post-war nostalgia for the Parisian Belle Époque. This evening of music promises to delight — enjoy with a glass of champagne to match Poulenc’s effervescent trio or some whiskey for those who prefer the boldness and American stick-to-itiveness of Mucyznski (Moo-CHIN-ski).



Beethoven – – – Trio Op. 1, No. 1

Taillefferre – – – Trio (1917/1978)

Muczynski – – – Fantasy Trio

Poulenc – – – Trio, FP 43


Meet the Trio

The Baltimore-based Ann Street Trio is devoted to performing chamber music from the classical era to the 21st century. Comprised of several of Baltimore’s finest musicians, the Ann Street Trio believes in engaging their audience through creative programming and conversation, and strives to give them an up-close look at the creativity and excitement of chamber music. The Ann Street Trio reaches audiences through chamber music series in the region, university engagements, and private salon concerts. With years of diverse performance experience, each member brings a particular expertise to their interpretation. Erik Franklin teaches clarinet at Towson University, Katlyn DeGraw is the Associate Principal Cellist of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and Hui-Chuan Chen performs recitals nationally and internationally alongside teaching at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

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We are delighted with how many of you have come along with us on our venture into the “virtual” online world (here’s to virtue!)  We hope to continue to host and broadcast Salonlines approximately every other Sunday evening at 7:30 until this dreaded situation eases.

This is the new “normal” Emerson Avenue Salonline — the performance is obviously free but you can send the Ann Street Trio a donation via PayPal to my personal email, or by mailing a check to Bill Ewing, 1508 Emerson Avenue, Mclean VA 22101. Our artists REALLY appreciate your show of support!


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7:30 Sharp! Performance
8:30 Online “Reception” (Zoom participants only)

“What about food”, you say? Are you imagining that strangers might come together — within inches of one another — and share food? Not wearing mask or gloves? Who can imagine doing such a thing!

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