Northern Lights

Vadim Gluzman, violin & creative partner
Anthony Trionfo, flute
David Schrader, harpsichord


Praised for his “spellbinding” performances with “authoritative intellect” by the Santa Barbara Voice after his performance of the Jolivet Concerto with the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, flutist Anthony Trionfo will make his recital debuts this spring on the Young Concert Artists Series at the Kennedy Center as well as in New York City’s Merkin Concert Hall, premiering a new work by YCA Composer-in-Residence Katherine Balch.

In the 2017-2018 season he appears in recital and conducts educational and community outreach at Chamber on the Mountain, Iowa State University, Southern Adventist University, Saint Vincent College, the Levine School of Music, the Lied Center of Kansas and the Port Washington Library. He performs Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 with Vadim Gluzman and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and appears with Jupiter Chamber Players. He has performed concertos with the Interlochen Symphony Orchestra, the Colburn Symphony Orchestra, Mr. Obama’s “President’s Own” Marine Band, and the Las Vegas Philharmonic.

Recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award in 2012, Mr. Trionfo appeared on From the Top as a Featured Alumni Performer. In 2013, Anthony was a first prize winner of the Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition and a winner of the National Young Arts Foundation Competition. At the Young Concert Artists 2016 International Auditions, Anthony received additional prizes, including the Saint Vincent College Concert Series Prize, the Ruth Laredo Award, the Lied Center of Kansas Prize, and the Michaels Award. He received the further distinction of being the first YCA artist to win the inaugural LP Classics Debut Recording Prize, granting him a commercial recording.

In addition to performing, Mr. Trionfo is committed to community outreach, teaching through the Jumpstart program in LA.

Mr. Trionfo is pursuing his master’s degree under the tutelage of James Walker at the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where he has been a Teaching Fellow. He graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy, having studied with Nancy Stagnitta. He has performed in masterclasses with Emmanuel Pahud, Mimi Stillman and Paula Robison.

Equally at home in front of a harpsichord, organ, piano, or fortepiano, David Schrader is “truly an extraordinary musician … (who) brings not only the unfailing right technical approach to each of these different instruments, but always an imaginative, fascinating musicality to all of them” (Norman Pelligrini, WFMT, Chicago). A performer of wide ranging interests and accomplishments, he also performs regularly with Trio Settecento and Baroque Band.

Mr. Schrader has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and the Colorado Symphony Orchestra. In April of 2002 Mr. Schrader appeared at the Brooklyn Academy of Music with Chicago Opera Theater’s highly acclaimed production of Orfeo. He has also performed at the prestigious Irving Gilmore Keyboard Festival (performing separate concerts on organ, harpsichord and clavichord), and, at the Ravina Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, Oulunsalo Soi Music Festival in Oulu, Finland, the Michigan Mozartfest, the Connecticut Early Music Festival, the Manitou Music Festival, and as soloist and conductor at the Woodstock Mozart Festival.

A resident of Chicago, Mr. Schrader leads an active musical life at home. He has performed on many occasions with Music of the Baroque, the Newberry Consort, Rembrandt Chamber Players, and Bach Week in Evanston. Mr. Schrader has appeared with Chicago Chamber Musicians, Contemporary Chamber Players, Chicago Baroque Ensemble, and The City Musick. He is a frequent guest on WFMT radio (Chicago) on recordings and in live broadcasts as part of WFMT’s “Live From Studio One” programming.

Mr. Schrader’s recording with Grant Park Symphony of music for organ and orchestra by American composers is the first recording of the Casavant Frères organ in Chicago’s Symphony Center. Mr. Schrader has also recorded with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Schrader has many releases on the Cedille label, on organ, harpsichord and fortepiano.

Mr. Schrader is on the faculty of Roosevelt University for academic studies, and for 35 years, he was the organist of the Church of the Ascension in Chicago.

Mr. Schrader received a Doctor of Music degree in organ from Indiana University as well as the coveted Performer’s Certificate. He received a Bachelor of Music in piano and a Bachelor of Music in organ from the University of Colorado.