Guest violinist Mariko Smiley joins The Navarro Trio, Chamber Artists-in-Residence since 1992, for this concert of piano trios by Dvořák and Brahms.
Mariko Smiley began violin studies at age six with her father, David Smiley, who was a violist with the San Francisco Symphony. She trained with former SFS musicians Leonard Austria and Stuart Canin before attending Juilliard, where she studied with Dorothy DeLay, Robert Mann, and Joel Krosnick. Ms. Smiley joined the SFS in 1982 and was for many years a member of the Aurora String Quartet. Currently SFS Acting Assistant Concertmaster, she occupies the Paula & John Gambs Second Century Chair.
- Marilyn Thompson, piano
- Mariko Smiley, violin
- Jill Brindel, cello
- Dvořák | Piano Trio No. 3 in F Minor, Op. 65
- Brahms | Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8