The Ahn Trio -
heard by the late
'... this shallow programme lacks any lucid direction or musical focus.'
If I was called upon to describe the sixteen items on this CD in just one word — without hesitation I'd choose 'Nebulous'.
On this showing, a little of New York's Ahn Trio — three picture perfect American-Korean belles: Lucia Ahn (piano), Angella Ahn (violin) and Maria Ahn (cello) — goes a long way.
Admittedly, in (irrelevant) non-musical respects, they have come a long way. Their portfolio reveals the following — Lucia and Maria are twins and in 2003, together with Angella, they were selected by People Magazine as three of the '50 Most Beautiful People'...
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