Renowned ensemble The
Vienna Piano Trio give their final concerts as Turner Sims Associate
Artists this spring, culminating in a celebratory concert where they
will perform the world premiere of Austrian composer Frank Zabel’s 2nd
Piano Trio inner voices, traces.
A special occasion, to mark the conclusion of the Vienna Piano Trio’s three years as Associate Artists, has as its centrepiece the world premiere of a new commission for the group by Austrian composer Frank Zabel. The concert ends with one of the works which Schumann composed in his so-called Year of Chamber Music, 1842. Written with his wife in mind – Clara was one of the performers to premiere it two years later – she described it as ‘a beautiful work, so youthful and fresh….’
David Mccarroll violin
Matthias Gredler cello
Stefan Mendl piano
with guest Krzysztof Chorzelski viola
Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op 1 No 3
Frank Zabel 2nd Piano Trio inner voices, traces (2017) (World Premiere)
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat, Op 47
To open we hear the trio which Haydn initially praised but then advised Beethoven to hold off publishing because it would be hard to understand and be badly received; Beethoven, who thought the third trio the best of the set, didn’t want to hear Haydn’s reasons, and ascribed his advice to jealousy or ill will.
Pre-concert talk with Frank Zabel 7pm