Lindsay Deutsch, violin; Lila Yang, cello; and Van-Ahn Nguyen are Take3. With a flair for the wild and unexpected, the genre-bending trio brings the refinement of a rigorous classical background and mixes it with rock star charisma. Whether performing their take on pop, jazz, or classical tunes, they bring enthusiasm to their interpretations and impart their love of music to audiences of all musical preferences.
Their rigorous classical training at Colburn School and The Juilliard School has ignited their passion for musical exploration and is aiding them in revolutionizing the piano trio experience. Take3 is known for their adrenalized performances of classical, movie, tango, pop and oldies music, live on stage as well as through their dynamic music videos.
Take3’s fan base continues to grow around the world through each individual’s solo, chamber, and orchestral engagements, such as Deutsch’s touring with Yanni. Members have appeared in major music venues such as Disney Hall, Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Radio City Music Hall, Venice Performing Arts Center, and the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.
Lindsay Deutsch frequently appears as guest soloist with American and Canadian symphonies. Recent orchestral engagements include the Colorado, Fort Worth, Missoula, New West, Las Cruces, Pensacola, Irving, Cape, Knoxville, South Carolina, and West Virginia Symphonies as well as the Los Angeles, McGill, Portland, and Boulder Chamber Orchestras. Deutsch’s performance of Astor Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra was selected for NPR’s SymphonyCast program. Her movie credits include playing the solo violin soundtrack for the movie The Good Shepherd, starring Robert De Niro.
Australian born Van-Ahn Nguyen gave her Sydney Opera House debut at age 8. Having won several prizes nationally and internationally, her bubbly personality and emotive playing has graced the stages of Australia, Segerstrom Center for the Arts in California, Jones Hall in Houston, and at such events as the Mostly Mozart Series, World Youth Day, the Chinese Chamber Music Festival, AFCM. She regularly guests with the Ho Chi Minh City Symphony Orchestra and Vietnamese American Philharmonic Orchestra.
Lila Yang received scholarship to attend The Juilliard School. Her Juilliard string trio toured internationally to give masterclasses, fundraising concerts, and perform for the Peace Corps and Embassy in Costa Rica in 2011. Her chamber and orchestral performances have taken her to venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, as well as stages across Germany, Spain, and France.
Sunday, February 23, 2020, at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $29 for adults and $22 for students of any age.