TAKE3 Dazzled ARCA audience w/”Where ROCK meets BACH”

On Sunday afternoon, December 17, TAKE3 trio dazzled Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts (ARCA)‘s sold-out Lincoln Hall audience with world class artistry and entertainment, bringing the refinement of their rigorous classical music backgrounds infused with rock-star charisma – in “O Holy Night”, “Ave Maria” and “Silent Night” to a “Nutcracker Medley”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” in their Christmas portion of the program PLUS “Amazing Grace”, “Misirlou”, Pirates of the Caribbean, Game of Thrones and their exquisite arrangement of Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” and “Orange Blossom Special”.

The audience was thrilled, giving them multiple standing ovations, and on the way out of the hall, beaming with gratitude, exclaimed: “Please bring them back next year!” “Next year no matter what my great granddaughter is going to be here!” “The best ever – my favorite of all ARCA’s amazing artists.”

The group’s epithet is “Where ROCK meets BACH’ and their crossover artistry and ingenious musical arrangements ignited the audience with blazing technical virtuosity one moment followed by the most tender, poignant sensitivity the next, that touched the heart.

The incandescent energy of violinist Lindsay Deutsch is phenomenal and unequaled in any contemporary classical artist – truly “rock star charisma” – while having the virtuosity and “chops” of legendary violinists of the past. Her communication and visceral-emotional reach into the audience are consummate – a skill Lindsay said she learned in her many tours of the world with the master entertainer Yanni.

ARCA’s founder and President, Dr. Arthur Steffee congratulated the artists on their performance after the concert.


Afterwards, as many in audience went to The Allegheny Grille for supper, Lindsay, Ting and Izzy went from table to table as people applauded them, posing for photos.


Great thanks to Donna and Larry Edmonds for their very generous gift sponsoring the return of TAKE3 to Lincoln Hall.

And – they invited their family to the concert as well – who also were greeted by the Trio in the Grille. A joyous night of celebrating after an incomparable evening of world class artistry and entertainment.

Yes – TAKE3 definitely will be back! Do not miss them… your Soul will thank you.

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