Junction Trio

Junction Trio
Stefan Jackiw, violin Conrad Tao, piano Jay Campbell, cello

Thursday, December 1, 2022 |  7:30pm

Herbst TheatreVenue Information


About This Performance

“Watching the trio perform, one really couldn’t tell who was happier to be there—the rapt audience or the musicians, who threw themselves into repertoire they clearly love,” reported the Boston Globe. This is an eclectic new group that re-envisions the concept of the piano trio. They raise the bar to a new level of performance excitement.


TAO: Eventide
IVES: Trio for Violin, Cello, and Piano
RAVEL: Piano Trio in A Minor

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Artist Information

Performer Biography

Three visionary next-generation artists combine internationally recognized talents in the eclectic new ensemble, Junction Trio. The Trio has performed at Washington Performing Arts, Portland Ovations, Rockport Music, Chautauqua Institution, Royal Conservatory in Toronto, and the Aspen Music Festival.

This season, the Junction Trio gives performances in Rockport, Moab, New Orleans, Key West, Eugene, Shriver Hall in Baltimore, at Duke Performances and Cliburn Concerts in Ft. Worth. The Junction Trio was selected by New York’s classical music radio station, WQXR, to be part of their inaugural Artist Propulsion Lab, which allowed them to engage collaborators and commission works. The opportunity also allows them to take advantage of WQXR’s various outlets to reach audiences via Greene Space performances, on-air curation opportunities, and more.

In the 2020–21 season, live and virtual performances were presented by Caramoor, Harvard Musical Association, Corpus Christi, Cleveland, and Philadelphia Chamber Music Societies, Syracuse Friends of Chamber Music, and Emory University. Highlights of the 2019–20 season included debuts at the Orange County Philharmonic Society and BIG ARTS Sanibel.

Admired for combining poetic interpretation with impeccable technique, violinist Stefan Jackiw joins cellist Jay Campbell and pianist and composer Conrad Tao, whom the New York Times has called a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision.” Campbell, too, has been praised by the New York Times as “electrifying,” approaching old and new works with the same curiosity and emotional commitment while Jackiw has been celebrated for his “remarkable purity of tone.”

Artist Video

Junction Trio plays Dvořák Piano Trio No. 3 in F Minor, Op.65