The Beaux Arts Trio Celebrates Fifty Years of Music

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Pianist Menahem Pressler founded the Beaux Arts Trio fifty years ago with a Beethoven concert. Pressler and the trio's current violinist and cellist — Brazilian cellist Antonio Meneses, and British violinist Daniel Hope — recently played the Beethoven piano trio that launched the Beaux Arts Trio as an ensemble, the "Ghost" Trio. We hear it in concert in Bloomington, Ind.

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Violinist Daniel Hope, pianist Menahem Pressler and cellist Antonio Meneses of the Beaux Arts Trio. Melody Kokoszka, NPR hide caption

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