Fujita Piano Trio

Fujita Trio

Wednesday 11 October 2017, 7.30pm

Celebrity Concert

Haydn        C major Trio Hob XV:27
Smetana    G minor Trio Op 15
Schubert     Trio No2 in E flat minor D929

Venue: St Mary's Creative Space, St Mary's Hill, Chester CH1 2DW

Tickets: £15 (Season ticket holders: Free). Tickets may be purchased at the door, or in advance by telephoning  Ticketsource: 0333 666 3366 (£1.50 fee per booking), in person at the Chester Town Hall Visitor Information Centre, or online at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/chestermusicsociety

The Fujita sisters from Japan have been playing chamber music together since early childhood. They made a highly acclaimed debut at the Wigmore Hall in March 1999.

Concert engagements have taken the Trio to more than 100 venues in the UK. Overseas, they have played in Canada, France, Italy, Ireland, Romania, Egypt, Morocco and Turkey, and they have won numerous awards and prizes, both as a Trio and individually.

The sisters have performed the Beethoven Triple Concerto numerous times with orchestras including the G..Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra (Romania) and the London Soloists Chamber Orchestra in venues including the Barbican Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hall, and the Atheneum Hall (Bucharest). They have toured Loire, France with the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire. Their performance of the Triple Concerto with the Romanian National Radio Orchestra at the Radio Hall, Bucharest was broadcast live by national television and radio.

In England, the Trio has performed at more than 100 venues including the Barbican Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Wigmore Hall, St.Martin-in-the-Fields, Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, and at the Exeter, King's Lynn, and Salisbury Festival.

The Trio has recorded Toru Takemitsu Chamber Works for ASV Records, Tchaikovsky Piano Trio, Shostakovich/Ravel Piano Trios, Schubert Piano Trios, and the Dvorak/Smetana Piano Trios with the Swedish label Intim Musik. Arisa has released Ysaye 6 Sonatas for Solo Violin Op. 27, and Megumi, Rachmaninov 24 Preludes and a Piano Solo recital disc featuring works by Beethoven, Ravel and Rachmaninov.

 

This concert is supported by a Friend of the Celebrity Concerts

 

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