Enamored with the ideals of the French Revolution and Napoleon’s emboldened vision of Europe’s future, Beethoven dedicated his third symphony to the man, naming the masterwork, Bonaparte
. But when news arrived of the squat-statured general’s proclamation as the new emperor of the French, the maestro, repulsed with betrayal, tore the original score’s title page to scraps, and retitled it Sinfonia Eroica
, the “Heroic Symphony.” Today, pianist Erika Nickrenz, violinist Susie Park and cellist Sara Sant’Ambrogio claim the title for their Grammy-nominated outfit, the Eroica Trio
. Bound for Marin, the group is scheduled to play a wide range of heir classically concocted selections, including works from Gaspar Cassadó, Shostakovich and Ravel. Experience this world-renowned act on Sunday, March 25, at Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church. 410 Sycamore Ave., Mill Valley. 5pm. $15—$30. 415.381.4453.