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Leonore Piano Trio

Leonore Piano Trio
Benjamin Nabarro violin | Gemma Rosefield cello | Tim Horton piano

Haydn Trio in C Hob.XV:21
Beethoven Trio in B flat Op 97 ‘Archduke’

 

We look forward to welcoming back Leamington Music favourites, the Leonore Piano Trio, to the Royal Pump Rooms for the first time since May 2019 – the last Festival we were able to put on there!

This delightful programme brings works by two of Robert Simpson’s most championed composers. Simpson referenced Haydn’s music in many of his own works, and this joyful Trio was one of the last that Haydn wrote.

The ‘Archduke’, too, was the last of Beethoven’s contributions to the genre. It is a grand work of vast proportion and emotional depth, which can surely go to show why Simpson – and so many others – held Beethoven’s music in such high esteem.

Leonore Piano Trio

Benjamin Nabarro violin
Gemma Rosefield cello
Tim Horton piano

Arensky Trio No 1 in D minor Op 32

Schubert Trio No 1 in B flat D898

The members of the Leonore Piano Trio met in Ensemble 360, which has been performing regularly for Leamington Music since it was founded in 2006. The Trio emerged in 2012 and since then has appeared regularly in Leamington Music Festivals and made a series of acclaimed recordings, mostly of composers deserving more exposure such as Arensky, Lalo, David Matthews, Pixis, Rimsky-Korsakov and Taneyev. The Leonore’s rendition of the trio by Lalo in the 2017 Festival went down very well, and this year’s offering of the first of Schubert’s sublime trios is preceded by Arensky’s wonderfully Romantic first trio from 1894.

Tickets: £16 reserved, £13 unreserved sides.

Concert generously supported by Jennifer Lorch