Beloved Piano Trios of Ravel and Arensky

International award-winning concert pianist Evelyn Chen joins Eric and Brinton, Musica Tra Amici artistic directors, in a program featuring Maurice Ravel’s beloved piano trio, a masterpiece of French Impressionism, paired with with the beautiful piano trio of Russian romantic composer Anton Arensky, a link between the worlds of Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff. Evan, Musica Tra Amici […]

A Trip to Warrenburg, Missouri

Last week, Musica Tra Amici Artistic Director Eric Halen returned to his alma mater, University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg MO for a concert on the UCM Performing Arts Series. In addition to giving a recital, UCM students had the opportunity to attend a masterclass and Q&A session with Eric. Performing alongside Eric for the […]

Music For Violin And Piano On The Next Musica Tra Amici Recital

Eric Halen and Scott Holshouser present music by Janáček, Vaughan Williams and Ravel.  By: St.John Flynn, April 25th, 2015 10:30 AMMusica Tra Amici’s Eric Halen and Scott Holshouser  The Musica Tra Amici (Music Among Friends) recital series continues Monday, April 27th, 7:30PM, at Gallery M Squared in the Heights. Artistic director Eric Halen, associate concertmaster […]

Musica Tra Amici Chamber Series Debuts In The Heights

Houston Symphony Associate Concertmaster Eric Halen has begun a new chamber music series in Houston designed to recreate the intimate settings and musical experience of the times when the bulk of classical chamber music was written. The inaugural Musica Tra Amici (Italian for “Music Between Friends”) recital takes place Monday, September 29th, 7PM, at Gallery […]