LDPhoto1012BThe North Carolina Premiere of Lawrence Dillon’s GPS Lady for clarinet, viola and piano will be a featured work in a music@watson concert by the Espina-Browne-Shteinberg Trio on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30 PM in Watson Hall on the campus of University of North Carolina School of the Arts, 1533 South Main Street in Winston-Salem.

The piece came about through an innovative composer and performer-developed commissioning idea. Read about it at Lawrence Dillon’s An Infinite Number of Curves blog at http://www.sequenza21.com/dillon/?p=1347.

Performers will be Oskar Espina-Ruiz, clarinet, Sheila Browne, viola and Dmitri Shteinberg, piano.

Also on the program are trios for clarinet, viola and piano by Mozart, Schumann and Kurtág, a North Carolina Premiere by UNCSA composer Kenneth Frazelle and a US premiere of a work by Daniel Weymouth for clarinet solo. The Espina-Browne-Shteinberg Trio made a successful debut at the Treetops Chamber Music Society in 2013.

Tickets are $15 and $13 for students with valid ID. For reservations, call the UNCSA Box Office at 336-721-1945, or visit http://www.uncsa.edu/performances to purchase tickets online.

Naxos has issued Lawrence Dillon Violin Music (Catalogue No: 8.559644), featuring seven chamber works performed by violinist Danielle Belen, 2008 Grand Prize Winner of the Sphinx Competition. His other recent, critically-acclaimed CD release, Insects and Paper Airplanes, is on the Bridge label. His music is published by American Composers Alliance – http://composers.com/ and his website is at http://www.lawrencedillon.com/.

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