Public Radio Exchange (PRX) has added the Poulenc Trio’s recent live recording from Center Stage at Wolf Trap to its catalog of performances available to public radio and satellite radio stations for broadcast all across the United States. The performance, recorded live from The Barns at Wolf Trap, features works by Poulenc, Beethoven, Octavio Vazquez and Alfred Schnittke. The performance also features the Trio’s collaboration with Guggenheim-winning poet Lia Purpura, and an onstage interview with radio host Rich Kleinfeldt. The program has already been broadcast numerous times by radio stations all over America.
The program can be heard in its entirety at PRX: https://beta.prx.org/stories/164631
PRX boasts the largest on-demand catalog of public radio programs available for broadcast by public radio and XM-satellite stations nationwide. The Barns at Wolf Trap, located outside of Washington, DC in Vienna, VA is owned and operated by the Wolf Trap Foundation, and is a part of the US National Park Service.
Since its founding in 2003, the Poulenc Trio has performed in 45 U.S. states and at music festivals around the world, including the Ravello Festival in Italy, the San Miguel de Allende Festival in Mexico, and the White Nights Festival in Russia, where the group toured with and premiered two new works with violinist Hilary Hahn. In a recent review, the New York Times praised the Trio for its “elegant rendition” of Piazolla’s Tangos. The Washington Post said the trio “does its namesake proud” in “an intriguing and beautifully played program” with “convincing elegance, near effortless lightness and grace.”