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CONTACT: Sarah Snyder
October 25, 2012 – College Park, MD – Cellist Carter Brey, violinist Elena Urioste and pianist Gabriela Martinez will perform works by Beethoven, Arensky and Ravel in their first trio appearance at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, November 1 at 8 p.m. The concert will take place in the Center’s intimate 297-seat Gildenhorn Recital Hall.
About the Martinez-Urioste-Brey Trio
The artists — each of whom has a wealth of musical experience and numerous accolades — formed as a chamber trio in the summer of 2011 and within days were invited to perform at the 2012 Ravinia Festival.
Brey, the 1981 prizewinner in the Rostropovich International Cello Competition, has also received the Gregor Piatigorsky Memorial Prize, an Avery Fisher Career Grant and Young Concert Artists’ Michaels Award. Martinez is a prizewinner in the Anton G. Rubinstein and Van Cliburn international piano competitions and Urioste is a two-time laureate of the Sphinx Competition, which recognizes exceptional talent among young musicians from Black and Latin communities.
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Learn more about the Clarice Smith Center's donor support.