Arts Council presents Argenta Trio
March 29, 2007
In the tradition of their free concert series, the Carson Valley Arts Council presents the Argenta Trio in concert on April 7 at 6 p.m. in the CVIC Hall in Minden.
This is the fourth in a series of concerts to promote the purchase and rehabilitation of the Copeland Lumber building in Minden for the use of a Carson Valley Performing Arts Center. A $500,000 down payment is needed to get the ball rolling on this multi-million dollar project.
“At the last concert, donations at the door exceeded $1,400,” said CVAC President Brian Fitzgerald.”
Architect Ralph Eissmann has challenged the CVAC to come up with $3,000, which he will match.
“We’re almost half-way there,” said Fitzgerald, who is planning two more concerts after this.
“The Argenta Trio is a classical ensemble comprised of critically acclaimed faculty musicians from the University of Nevada, Reno,” said Fitzgerald.
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The trio features violinist Phillip Ruder, cellist John Lenz and pianist James Winn. They will be performing a selection from Ludwig van Beethoven. After a brief intermission, the trio will perform a selection from Johannes Brahms.
The Tahoe Ridge Winery & Marketplace continues to partner with the CVAC and will provide free wine and appetizers. Desserts will be served at 9 p.m. by Sweetie Pies by Wendy.
“The arts council invites interested participants to come and enjoy music and hear the latest news about the proposed performing arts center,” said Fitzgerald. “This is a series of events to bring awareness to the arts council and its efforts to create a home for the arts in Carson Valley.”
The event is sponsored by: Tahoe Ridge Winery & Marketplace, Bing Materials, Carson Valley Medical Center, Stockdale Creative Marketing & Advertising, Sweetie Pies by Wendy, The Historian Inn, Maytan Music, Douglas County, Town of Minden, R&S Optimum Offset and Explicit Media.
For more information call 265-3529.