St. Cecilia Trio to perform concerts

The St. Cecilia Trio, composed of pianist Duncan Cumming, Bates class of 1993; cellist Sölen Dikener; and violinist Hilary Walther, will perform three concerts at Bates College July 13, July 15 and July 17 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $5 for general admission and $2 for students and seniors. Call the Olin Arts Center, 207-786-6135, for more information.

The July 13 concert features works by Mozart and Chopin as well as a composition by David Walther Jr. The July 15 concert features piano quartets of Beethoven and Brahms. Special guests David Walther Jr., viola, and reader Dave Bunker, music director and producer of the Maine Public Radio program “Morning Classical Music,” will join the St. Cecilia Trio in a performance of “Round a Common Center” by Lukas Foss, with text by W.H. Auden. The July 17 concert features cellist Dikener and pianist Cumming performing works by J.S. Bach, Chopin and Piazzolla.

The St. Cecilia Trio performances at Bates are made possible by the Florence Pennell Gremley Endowment Fund, given by Florence Pennell Gremley, Bates class of 1925, in memory of her parents, Walter J. Pennell and Lelia Goff Pennell, members of the Bates classes of 1890 and 1893, respectively.

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