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World Rhythms Performance Lecture Series presents Seraphine Trio

Seraphine Trio will give a free concert on February 13 at 7:30pm

As part of the World Rhythms Performance Lecture Series, the Department of Humanities is pleased to present a free concert by Seraphine Trio on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 7:30pm in AA 303.

As part of the performance lecture, Seraphine Trio – composed of Sarah Fraser Raff on the violin, Amber Ghent on the cello, and Brett Kingsbury on the piano – will perform a selection of classical pieces, including Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Piano Trio in E major, KV 542, Dumky Trio Op. 90 by Antonin Dvorak, and Piano Trio in Eb Major, D.929, Op. 100 by Franz Peter Schubert.

Admission to the event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, or to reserve seats, please contact Arts & Events Programming at aep@utsc.utoronto.ca or at 416 208 4769.

About Seraphine Trio

Originally created in the fall of 2010, Seraphine Trio is composed of Sarah Fraser Raff on the violin, Amber Ghent on the cello and Brett Kingsbury on the piano. The group offers a wide variety of musical activities to their audience including chamber music, solo and orchestral performance, teaching, coaching and consulting.  

The name “seraphine” comes from the Hebrew word “seraphina” meaning “the fiery ones” which refers to the feminine equivalent of the seraphim angels from Jewish biblical scripture that have six wings and a passionate temperament.  Sarah and Amber are the original founders of the group, having played together for years in the Madawaska String Quartet.  Brett is the newest member of the group who has known Sarah since they were students at the University of Toronto.




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