World-class Eroica Trio to perform in Eureka Springs during CICA Festival

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

EUREKA SPRINGS -- The Eroica Trio -- pianist Erika Nickrenz, violinist Susie Park and cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio -- are called the "most sought-after trio in the world," and are lauded for their flawless technical virtuosity, their passionate performances and contagious enthusiasm. These internationally acclaimed musicians have played around the globe, been honored and feted in Europe and the States, and now they're bringing their distinctive sound to the Eureka Springs, Arkansas in June.

The Trio will perform two shows at The Auditorium on Thursday, June 21 and Saturday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. both evenings. There will also be a more intimate afternoon performance and high tea at the Grand Central Hotel on Friday, June 22 at 2 p.m.

The Eroica Trio is is presented in conjunction with the CICA Summer Music and Arts Festival taking place in Eureka Springs from June 11 to July 7.

Critics from such esteemed publications as The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle and The Wall Street Journal have praised the trio for their musical skill, their "rhythmic vitality and melodic grace," and their "electrifying performances."

They have individually and jointly garnered many prestigious awards, from two Grammy nominations and the Naumburg Award, (given to young classical musicians in the United States), to having Seattle wine company Chateau Sainte Michelle dub a vintage Riesling in their honor; Grand Marnier also created a new cocktail named "the Eroica" when the trio released their "Pasiὁn" recording.

The group has also been profiled in such popular magazines as Elle, Glamour, Vanity Fair, among other, as well as numerous magazines meant for music professionals and aficionados.

They've also been guests on numerous television programs, from The View to news shows on major channels and programs devoted to the arts.

To learn more about the Eroica Trio, visit www.Eroicatrio.com. For more information on the performances and tickets visit www.theaud.org.