Trio Settecento, a group comprised of world-class musicians Rachel Barton Pine, David Schrader, John Mark Rozendaal will perform on April 2 as the third offering of the Presbyterian Church of Barrinton’s Music on the Hill concert series. Slated to perform English Baroque selections, their appearance gives attendees the chance to enjoy international stars in their own backyard.
Of the three musicians, Violinist, Pine is perhaps the most well known. She has performed throughout the world as a solo artist with some of the most prestigious orchestras.
Pine has garnered many top honors for her violin virtuosity, including a gold medal at the 1992 J. S. Bach International Violin Competition in Leipzig, Germany, making her the first American and Youngest performer, at 17, to achieve this honor.
Schrader, the groups keyboardist, has also seen success throughout the world, having performed with Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco and Colorado Symphonies and appearing as soloist at four national conventions of the American Guild of Organists.
Rozendaal is both a performer and teacher of stringed musical instruments music from the Baroque and Renaissance eras. He is also the founding Artistic Director of The Chicago Baroque Ensemble and has performed solo and continuo roles with many ensembles
Trio Settecento was first formed in 1996 and has recorded two albums.
The Music on the Hill Concert Series is in its third year, according to Curt Moore, spokesperson for the Presbyterian Church of Barrington. “We’ve got a great program here,” he said. “It’s in the sanctuary which seats about 225 people and we’d love to fill it up.”
If You Go:
What: Trio Settecento
Where: The Presbyterian Church of Barrington, 6 Brinker Road, Barrington Hills
When: April 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: Individual tickets: $15 each, seniors (60 and older): $10 each, students and children: Free
For more information, call the church at 847-381-0975