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Los Angeles Piano Trio to Perform at W&L’s Lenfest Center The chamber ensemble’s performance is sponsored by the Concert Guild.

LAPT-Group-Headshot-3-600x400 Los Angeles Piano Trio to Perform at W&L’s Lenfest CenterThe Los Angeles Piano Trio: Fabio Bidini, Margaret Batjer, Andrew Shulman

The Lenfest Center at Washington and Lee University presents the Los Angeles Piano Trio in concert on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Wilson Concert Hall, followed by a reception in Lykes Atrium.

The performance is sponsored by W&L’s Concert Guild, which brings professional performing artists to campus each year for concerts and master classes. Tickets are required and available online or in person at the Lenfest Box Office.

The Los Angeles Piano Trio brings a new level of refinement, emotional depth and artistry to the traditional repertoire of piano trios, reflecting L.A.’s rich cultural legacy, global impact and vibrant energy. Pianist Fabio Bidini, violinist Margaret Batjer, and cellist Andrew Shulman founded the ensemble in 2020, building upon their distinguished international careers as critically acclaimed soloists, chamber musicians, recording artists and pedagogues. Martin Beaver will replace Batjer as the violinist in the Sept. 30 concert.

The ensemble performs the core piano repertoire of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and Dvorak, as well as 20th-century favorites by Shostakovich and Ravel, transporting audiences with their inventive interpretations, exceptional technical prowess, and tangible passion for the music. Featured works in the Sept. 30 concert will include Haydn’s Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major, Debussy’s Piano Trio in G Major, and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50.

Order your tickets online today or call the Lenfest Center box office at 540-458-8000 for ticket purchase information. Box office hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for W&L faculty and staff; students receive free tickets by showing their student identification.

For a full list of this season’s performances, visit the Lenfest Center’s website.

The Lenfest Center for the Arts, home of the Department of Theater, Dance, and Film Studies and the Department of Music and Department of Art and Art History is a multi-use facility designed and equipped to accommodate a broad spectrum of the performing arts, including theater, musical theater, opera and operetta, choral and band music, dance and performance art in one energizing complex.