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Schubert at Home: The Phoenix Piano Trio

23 October 2018, 17:30 - 18:20


Recital

Chamber Music Early Evening


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Holywell Music Room

Holywell St
Oxford
OX1 3BN



Schubert’s Piano Trio No.1 in B flat, D898, is one of his best-loved chamber works. Written in the final year of the composer’s life, it is a piece that ranges from the upliftingly extrovert to the sublimely intimate. Joined by members of Schubert & Co. ahead of this evening's 7.30pm concert, the Phoenix Piano Trio also perform a selection of Beethoven’s arrangements of Scottish folksongs for voices and trio.


Programme


Artist Portrait

The Phoenix Piano Trio

The Phoenix Piano Trio

Ensemble

Jonathan 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
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Schubert & Co.

Schubert & Co.

Vocal Ensemble

Schubert & Co. is an exciting new vocal ensemble, founded in 2018 by the pianist Sholto Kynoch and a company of renowned singers. A Schubert & Co. concert recreates the spirit of the original ‘Schubertiade’, with an intimate and informal atmosphere of music making that was so close to the heart of Schubert and many other composers. With eight singers gathered around the piano, we are able to include partsongs for male and female voices and other combinations of voices that are rarely programmed, despite being some of t... Read Full Biography

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