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TRONDHEIM INTL CHAMBER MUSIC COMPETITION 22-27 SEPTEMBER 2020

TICC trios 2019

Publisert: 6/27/2019

Presenting TICC participants 2019:

Arto Piano Trio (PL)

Beacon Street Trio (US)

Lux Trio (KR)

Mithras trio (MD/UK)

Trio Consonance (JP/FR)

Trio Hèlios (FR)

Trio Incendio (CZ)

Trio Le Beau (DE/ES)

Trio Opal (JP/DE/TW)

Trio Pantoum (FR)

 

 

 

 

Arto Piano Trio (PL)



Consisting of three outstanding musicians, Arto Piano Trio was founded by Monika Skruszewicz, violin; Zofia Elwart, cello and Agata Misiak-Łącka, piano. They created something special together, the ensamble which performs music with thruly joy and freshness, which brings the audience in the wonderful world throught musical periods and styles. Trio performs music from classic period till now, mostly concentrates on the music of romanticism and XX century

Beacon Street Trio (US)  

The three award winning musicians Sophie Scolnik-Brower, piano, Rainer Crosett, cello and Luke Hsu, violin, have played together since 2014. Based in Los Angeles the trio has played on events such as the Perlman Music Program—Shelter Island, New York Summer 2018 and the SummerFest—La Jolla, California Summer 2016 as Fellowship ensemble. The Beacon Street Trio has worked with coaches and teachers such as Vivian Weilerstein, Don Weilerstein, Lucy Chapman, Andrew Wan, Pinchas Zukerman, Itzhak Perlman, Merry Peckham and Cho-Liang Lin.

Lux Trio (KR) 

In 2014, pianist Eunyoo An, violinist Jae Hyeong Lee and cellist Hoon Sun Chae have founded the Lux Trio in Berlin. The Lux Trio is performing all over the world. Lux Trio have won several awards and competition prizes. They are also actively participating many masterclasses under Faure Quartet(2015), Eberhard Feltz, Jeunesses Musicales International Chamber music campus by Belcea Quartet, Heime Müller, Hariolf Schlichtig and Dirk Mommertz. And also they have steadily worked with Priya Mitschell and Mischa Meyer. From 2018, they are chosen for chamber coaching program by Belcea quartet.

Mithras trio (MD/UK)

Dominic Degavino, Piano, Ionel Manciu, Violin and Leo Popplewell, cello have since september 2017 been chamber music students at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Their primary coaches are Carole Presland, Matthew Jones, Ursula Smith, and they have played public masterclasses for Levon Chilingirian, Takács Quartet, Emerson Quartet and Alasdair Tait. The Mithras Trio has won several awards and competition prizes. They have performed at festivals such as the Lake District Summer Music Festival,Highgate International Chamber Music Festival and Guildhall Chamber Music Festival. 

Trio Consonance (JP/FR)

After having shared the stage many times, Ryo Kojima, Jérémy Garbarg, and Kojiro Okada decide to found the Trio Consonance. They have been invited by numerous festivals in France and abroad such as the Orangerie de Sceaux, the Palazzetto Bru Zane, the Vacances de Mr. Haydn, the Chamber Music Center of Paris, the Musicales de Bagatelle. The three artists explore the repertoire of this formation with generosity and passion. Regularly advised by Claire Désert, Gautier Capuçon, Régis Pasquier, François Salque, and Jérôme Pernoo, the Trio Consonance is definitely one of the emerging formations of the new generation. They are supported by the Banque Populaire Foundation.

 

Trio Hèlios (FR)

The French award winning piano trio consists of the musicians Camille Fonteneau, violin, Raphaël Jouan, cello and Alexis Gournel, piano. Trio Hèlios has a master degree in chamber music from CNSM of Paris, studying with Itamar Golan and François Salque. They have won several awards and competition prizes and have been performing at festivals and chamber music venues in Europe and Tokyo. The trio is a member ensemble of the European Chamber Music Academy, (ECMA) and have had masterclasses with musicians such as Hatto Beyerle, Johannes Meissl, Patrick Jüdt, Stephan Mendel, Jan Talich, Ébène and Modigliani Quartets, Trio Wanderer, Gary Hoffman, Guillaume Paoletti (Bartholdy Trio) and Michel Strauss.

 

 

Trio Incendio (CZ)

Trio Incendio was founded in 2016 in Prague, where all the members grew up. The first mentor of the trio was Martin Kasík, nowadays the trio collaborates with Ivo Kahánek.
In the last two years, they won several national and international competitions. Trio Incendio is a member ensemble of the European Chamber Music Academy, (ECMA) which gives them possibility to develop regularly under the guidance of great teachers and chamber musicians across Europe. Trio Incendio participated twice in the International Summer Academy Prague-WienBudapest in Reichenau where they worked with members of the Artis Quartett and other distinguished professors and chamber musicians like Hatto Beyerle, Avedis Koyoumdjian and Vida Vujić, Anita Mitterer, Patrick Jüdt or Péter Nagy. At this academy, they were awarded the Wiener Klassik Prize, Prize of the Czech Association of Artists and Scientists, Bohuslav Martinů Prize and Chamber Music Prize for the best chamber music ensemble of the academy. Recently they took part in a public masterclass with Alfred Brendel, focused on Schubert’s Trio No. 1 in B flat minor. The trio gives concerts both in Czech Republic and abroad. They have already played in some of the most important European venues such as Wigmore Hall, Philharmonie Berlin or Rudolfinum.

Trio Le Beau (DE/ES)

Trio Le Beau arose from the necessity of finding a common language through the passion for music between cultures from different parts of Europe. Its members – the Spanish pianist Susana Gómez Vázquez, the German cellist Jakob Kuchenbuch and German-Latvian violinist ChristaMaria Stangorra are prizewinners of national and international Music Competitions. The Trio, originally found in 2013, owes its name to the German Pianist and Composer Luise Adolpha Le Beau, whose repertoire, unfairly forgotten, has been rediscovered by the group. Trio Le Beau presents itself regularly in different countries across Europe and has participated in international festivals such as ClasClas Festival/ Spain, Koroni Arts Festival/ Greece and Prefête de la Musique in Cologny/ Geneva. Concert engagements have brought them to play at venues such as the Wigmore Hall in London, Bremen Sendesaal, Auditorio of the University of Alcalá de Henares and Erbdrostenhof Münster. From 2016, the group is officially supported by the „Society for Promotion of Cultural Work“ in Westfalia.

Trio Opal (JP/DE/TW) 

 

Consisting of three prize-winning musicians from Taiwan, Japan and Germany, Yi-Shing Cheng, piano, Eriko Nagayama, violin and Joel Siepmann, cello, Trio Opal was founded in 2017 at the Royal Academy of Music. Each player’s extensive experience has led them to win competitions, be orchestral leaders, perform on live radio and more. As a trio, they were nominated by the Academy to be the representatives in the 2018 Intercollegiate Piano Trio Competition in Birmingham, in which they were awarded 1st prize. They were also chosen to attend the 2018 Trondheim Academy in Norway and the inaugural Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Festival in November 2018. For the academic year 2018-2019, Trio Opal has been invited to be the CAVATINA Trio-In-Residence at the Royal Academy of Music. They have received coaching from world-renowned professors such as violinist György Pauk, cellist Christoph Richter and pianist Michael Dussek. Furthermore, they will take part in the ChamberStudio masterclass scheme at Kings Place, London with Alasdair Beatson. Trio Opal has performed in venues including the Wigmore Hall, Colston Hall, St Mary’s Perivale, St Barnabas Church, Ealing, David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Angela Burgess Recital Hall and St. Martin-in-the-Fields. 

Trio Pantoum (FR)
 

Pianist Virgile ROCHE, violinist Hugo MEDER and cellist Mélisande PONSIN are the musicians of Trio Pantoum. They have studied with the Trio Wanderer's members at the Paris' Conservatory (CRR de Paris) and with (among others) Claire Désert, Emmanuel Strosser, Marc Coppey, Alexis Galpérine, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Michael Hentz at the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris (CNSMDP). Masterclasses with Quatuor Ébène's and Quatuor Modigliani's members. The trio will summer 2019 and 2020 play concerts and perform at festivals in France, and play Beethovens Triple-concerto with orchestras in Paris and Nice.