Mar 12 2024


7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Classical Music,

Berkeley Chamber Performances to Present Acclaimed Zodiac Trio (Clarinet-Violin-Piano) in a Program Titled “American Stories” on March 12, 2024, at 7:30 PM

Berkeley Chamber Performances, a long-standing chamber music presenter in the East Bay area, will showcase the internationally acclaimed clarinet-violin-piano ensemble, Zodiac Trio, on March 12, 2024, at 7:30 PM.

The program, titled “American Voyages,” invites the audience on a musical journey throughout the Americas with music by George Gershwin, Arturo Marquez, Peter Schickele, Astor Piazzolla, and John Novacek. A special feature of the program is an original tribute to Benny Goodman – a collection of famous jazz tunes popularized by the King of Swing, arranged specifically for the Zodiac Trio.

The complete program is as follows:

George Gershwin – American in Paris (arr. Riko Higuma)

Peter Schickele – Serenade for Three

  • I. Dances
  • II. Songs
  • III. Variations

Astor Piazzolla – Angel Series

Benny Rides Again – An homage to Benny Goodman (arr. Jean-Marc Brisson)

  • The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
  • Night and Day
  • Dinah
  • Goodbye
  • Ding Dong Daddy

John Novacek – Four Rags for Two Jons

  • I. Schenectady
  • II. 4th Street Drag
  • III. Recuperation
  • IV. Full Stride Ahead

Arturo Marquez – Danzon No. 2

Event Details:

  • Date: Tuesday, March 12
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Venue: Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Ave 2nd floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
  • Tickets: Available at Ticketing Website
  • Contact: You may contact Berkeley Chamber Performances at (510) 525-5211

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