Calliope Trio:
Beethoven Kakadu Variations

Beethoven Seven Variations on a Theme from Mozart’s Magic Flute, WoO 46

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Noted for his passionate and expressive performances, Dr. Adam Riggs has played the cello since he was four years old.  In addition to his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Colorado Boulder, Adam holds a Master of Music, Performance degree from the Hartt School, a Bachelor of Music, Honours Performance degree and a Diploma in Chamber Music from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. A devoted chamber musician he has been heard on Colorado Public Radio and has worked with members of the Takacs, St. Lawrence, Emerson, Juilliard, Tokyo and Penderecki String Quartets and currently performs in a piano duo with pianist Christina Lalog Seal.

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Martinu Variations on a Theme by Rossini - with Christina Lalog Seal, piano (live)

J. S. Bach 6th Suite for Unaccompanied Cello - Gigue (live)

Raw footage recording Unmasked: Jean Daniel Braun 5 Suites for Solo Cello 1740

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