The Debussy Trio

The Debussy Trio biography

Now in its 26th year, The Debussy Trio (Marcia Dickstein, harp; Angela Wiegand, flute; and David Walther, viola) presents a unique repertoire of 20th/21st Century music which brings a refreshing and exciting change of pace to concert-goers of all ages.

Audiences love the dynamic expressive performances and enjoy the relaxed informal commentary from the stage. The Trio’s charismatic programming includes musical styles from French Impressionism through American jazz-fusion, and from famed American film composers.

Additionally, the Trio offers narrated, interactive Musical Adventures which have been presented in more than 1,500 programs to over 400,000 young people nationwide.

Recent career highlights are the Trio’s performance at the World Harp Congress in Vancouver, Canada, soloist with the Los Angeles Master Chorale at Walt Disney Concert Hall and tours coast-to-coast. Appearances on the international concert scene include: Festivals in Copenhagen, Geneva and Prague; Major Venues: Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl and Orange County (CA) Performing Arts Center; Universities in states such as, California, Hawaii, West Virginia and Oregon; general audiences in 39 states; and on NPR’s St. Paul Sunday, Sundays Live, Performance Today, and PBS TV.

The Trio’s many CDs, on the RCM, Koch, Harmonia Mundi and Klavier labels, are also available as MP3 at www.fatrockink.com. The latest albums feature new works written for the Trio by 15 American composers. The Trio has an international reputation for having inspired and commissioned a new repertoire for chamber music with harp, especially flute, viola and harp.

Flute

Angela Wiegand

Angela Wiegand of The Debussy Trio

Angela Wiegand of The Debussy Trio

Angela is a member of the LA Opera Orchestra, and is principal flutist with the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra. A founding member of The Debussy Trio, she has also played chamber music with…

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Viola

David Walther

David Walther of The Debussy Trio

David Walther of The Debussy Trio

David joined The Debussy Trio in 1999, having received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Southern California. Since then, he has performed and recorded with …

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Harp

Marcia Dickstein

Marcia Dickstein of The Debussy Trio

Marcia Dickstein of The Debussy Trio

Marcia Dickstein, renowned harpist, is enticing new audiences to harp in chamber music and harp solo with orchestra, and inspiring composers to write new works in classical and …

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Harp Column

“[The program is]…full of excitement and will quickly change one’s notion of how pleasurable ‘new music’ can be.”

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