Kristin Lee
Kristin Lee, violin

“Kristin Lee gave a sterling performance…the performance was beautifully integrated and seamless.” — Oberon’s Grove

Nicholas Canellakis
Nicholas Canellakis, cello

“impassioned … the audience seduced by Mr. Canellakis’s rich, alluring tone.” — The New York Times

Michael Brown
Michael Brown, piano

“Fearless performances…one of the leading figures in the current renaissance of performer-composers.” — The New York Times


Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel were mutual admirers and rivals who resided on opposite sides of the early 20th-century French musical spectrum. Debussy, the dreamy symbolist, conjured mesmerizing sonic landscapes, while Ravel, the glittering perfectionist, explored kaleidoscopically colorful musical worlds.

These brilliant young musicians will collaborate in four of the most beguiling works of the French chamber repertoire.

Claude Debussy Violin Sonata in G minor, L. 140 Program Notes Coming Soon
Maurice Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello Program Notes Coming Soon
Claude Debussy Cello Sonata in D minor, L. 135 Program Notes Coming Soon
Maurice Ravel Piano Trio in A minor Program Notes Coming Soon

Watch Kristin Lee, Nicholas Canellakis, and Michael Brown perform the first movement of Ravel’s Piano Trio in The Cathedral of Taormina (Sicily):