Mendelssohn & Gade: Phoenix Piano Trio
21 October 2016, 17:30
Mendelssohn's turbulent C minor piano trio quotes the choral melody 'Gelobet seist du, Jesu Christ', also used by Bach. Also included are the five charming Novelleten by Schumann's Danish friend Niels Gade.
See the Phoenix Piano Tio for their concert at the Holywell Music Room on 19th October for their performance of Robert and Clara's piano trios.
Festal supper will be available from 6:30pm every evening (except Thursday 20th). Enjoy a delicious hot main meal and side dish between the afternoon and evening recitals for just £11. Our food partners this year are the Vaults & Garden Café, The Oxford University Club, and St Stephen’s House. Please book by midnight the day before by clicking here.
Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)
Niels Gade (1817 - 1890)
EnsembleJonathan Stone - violin Christian Elliott - cello Sholto Kynoch - piano The Phoenix Piano Trio is established as one of today’s leading ensembles, bringing together three renowned players and praised for a ‘musical narrative of tremendous, involving depth’. Their highly successful debut season in 2011 included over twenty concerts across the UK as part of their “Beyond Beethoven” cycle, performing all of Beethoven’s works for Piano Trio. They have performed on several occasions at London’s Wi... Read Full Biography
This event is part of a series:
The Schumann Project: 14-29 October 2016 The fifteenth Oxford Lieder Festival will be the Schumann Project, a unique survey of Schumann's complete songs. The Schumann Project will explore Schumann's life and times, his friends and contemporaries, his influences and his legacies, and his literary and artistic interests. This two-week feast of song will feature Oxford Lieder's trad...