SITKOVETSKY PIANO TRIO
MARCH 25, 2019 – Sugden theatre in Naples
Beethoven Ghost Trio
Rachmaninoff Trio # 1
Schumann Trio # 1
The Sitkovetsky Trio has established itself as an exceptional piano trio of today, with sensational performances in the foremost concert halls around the world. Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin) and Wu Qian (piano) have this season been joined by German-Korean cellist Isang Enders to continue their journey of successful appearances. Their thoughtful and committed approach have brought to the ensemble critical acclaim and invitations to top concert halls around the world, such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Frankfurt Alte Oper, Palais des
In the previous seasons, the trio
Highlights of the 2017/2018 season include the trio’s debut with the Netherlands Philharmonic performing Beethoven’s triple concerto, an invitation at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, a return to the Wigmore Hall and Cheltenham Festival, concerts at the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, as well as extensive tours of Latin America and Asia.
First prize-winners of the International Commerzbank Chamber Music Award, the trio is also a recipient of the NORDMETALL Chamber Music Award at the Mecklenburg Vorpommern Festival and the Philharmonia-Martin Chamber Music Award. They have been supported by the Hattori Foundation, the Musicians Benevolent Fund, the Fidelio Trust and the Swiss Global Artistic Foundation. Moreover, they are recipients of the Golubovich Fellowship, the Richard Cairnes Junior Fellowship for Chamber Music at Trinity Laban College of Music, a Royal Northern College of Music Fellowship and held a Junior Fellowship at the Royal Academy of Music from 2008 to 2010.
They have released their first recording for BIS Records in 2014 including works by Smetana, Suk andDvořák to much critical acclaim. This led to further releases of works by Brahms and Schubert on the Wigmore Live Label and another recording for BIS of Mendelssohn Trios in 2015. In 2018 they will record their third disc for BIS; Beethoven’s Trios Op.1 and Op.70, and Allegretto in B-flat major for Piano Trio WoO 39.