FREE Lunchtime Concert: Rautio Piano Trio
JC Bach – Trio in G Op 2 No 2
Ethyl Smyth – Piano Trio in D minor
Piazzolla – Revolucionario
Rautio Piano Trio
Jane Gordon Violin
Victoria Simondson Cello
Jan Rautio Piano
The Rautio Piano Trio is one of Britain’s most dynamic chamber ensembles, critically acclaimed for their innovative programming and captivating performances. The Trio give highly imaginative concerts incorporating rarely performed works with the cornerstones of the repertoire, and regularly use historical instruments for their performances of 18th and 19th Century music.
The Rautio Piano Trio have performed at the Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, Southbank, Bridgewater Hall, live on BBC Radio 3, throughout the UK and in France, Austria, Germany and Israel. Highlights include performing at the Hambacher Festival, Pablo Casals Festival in France and at the Haydn-Saal in Vienna. In 2016 they released a disc of Mozart Piano Trios with Resonus Classics, hailed by The Observer as ‘an impressive achievement’. This was recorded on a fortepiano belonging to the late Christopher Hogwood. The Rautio Piano Trio was formed at the Royal Academy of Music and IMS Prussia Cove. They have been recipients of numerous awards from the Tillett Trust, Worshipful Company of Musicians, Park Lane Group, Musicians’ Benevolent Fund Ensemble Award, English Speaking Union and held a Leverhulme Chamber Music Fellowship at the Royal Academy of Music.