The Streeton Trio’s Czech Masterpieces explores the masterworks of some of the most beloved Czech composers as well as celebrating the release of the ensemble’s new CD.
Their programme includes The Elegy for Piano Trio by Suk as an appetiser before Dvorak’s famous ‘Dumky’ piano trio and Smetana’s Piano Trio in G minor piano trio.
As ever in this popular series, dessert comes first – in the form of the traditional afternoon tea selection of magnificent cakes!
Described by Musica Viva as “Australia’s most internationally successful piano trio,” the Streeton Trio was formed in 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland, by three young Australian musicians. In 2010, the trio was selected to be a part of the prestigious European Chamber Music Academy, where it was in residence for three years. Winner of the 2011 Music Viva Chamber Music Competition, the Streeton Trio has been laureate of several prestigious international competitions, and has won scholarships from Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Victoria and Ian Potter Cultural Trust. In 2012, the trio was featured as Musica Viva’s Rising Stars ensemble.
Named after the Australian Impressionist painter, Sir Arthur Streeton, the trio – now comprising violinist Emma Jardine, cellist Meta Weiss and pianist Benjamin Kopp – has received great acclaim for its performances at the Wigmore Hall, the Melbourne Recital Centre, the Trondheim Festival, the Pablo Casals Festival (Prades) and Bangalow Festival. Recent performances include appearances in the United Kingdom, China, Australia, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Holland, Lithuania, Norway, Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland.
Dvorak: Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor Op.90 “Dumky”/ Smetana: Piano Trio in G minor Op. 15/ Suk: Elegy for Piano Trio Op.23
Tickets (incl afternoon tea): $47 adult | $30 conc | $22 student |$16 children
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