The Lions Gate Trio, an internationally-acclaimed ensemble in both the U.S. and Europe, has enjoyed a combination of performing, recording, and working with young musicians in educational settings for over 23 years. Winners of the Koussevitsky Award for recording and lauded by the press for their CD’s, the Trio has recorded for Triton and Centaur labels, featuring new American trios, duo and trio music of French composer Nicolas Bacri, and the complete trios of Robert Schumann. Centaur has just released their latest CD of trios by Ravel, Ives and Rebecca Clarke. Also passionate advocates of new music, the Lions Gate Trio has worked closely with a number of leading composers, among them Ralph Shapey, Andrew Imbrie, Alexander Goehr, Augusta Read Thomas, Robert Helps, Eric Moe, Tamar Diesendruck and Nicolas Bacri. The Trio has performed across Europe and the U.S., and has served residencies at Tanglewood, Yale University and the University of Pittsburg. The Lions Gate Trio is the trio in residence at the Hartt School and the Fairfield Library . They have presented live broadcasts on Norddeutscher Rundfunk in Hamburg, Radio France in Paris, and NPR stations in the US. Their performances at the Organization of American States was televised in nine states and sixteen Latin American countries. They have recently presented the complete cycles of the piano chamber music of Schumann, Fauré, Brahms, and Beethoven.