Live from Hochstein: The Neave Trio

Live from Hochstein: The Neave Trio

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

The Neave Trio

The Neave Trio brings a program of lively chamber music by Haydn and Shostakovich to Live from Hochstein. The San Diego-based ensemble includes an Eastman alum, pianist Toni James.

WXXI and Hochstein School of Music and Dance present the Neave Trio on October 22nd at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

Hailed by critics for their “bright and radiant music making” (Robert Sherman, WQXR Radio), praised for their “heart on-sleeve performances” (Classical New Jersey), the Neave Trio has been described as “A brilliant trio…” (MusicWeb International), who have “exceeded the gold standard and moved on to platinum.” (Fanfare Magazine).

Trio members hail from the United States, Scotland and Russia, was named the first ever Fisch/Axelrod Trio-in-Residence at San Diego State University in the Fall of 2012.

Graduates of the Eastman, Manhattan and Longy Schools of Music and the Chopin Academy in Moscow, the Neave Trio (violinist Anna Williams, cellist Mikhail Veselov and pianist Toni James) have enjoyed international success at recital and festival performances in the United States, Canada, South America, UK and Europe, performing in some of the world’s finest concert halls.

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.

Live from Hochstein repeats that same day at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

To learn more about the series, and to see a complete schedule of performances, visit