Streeton Trio in Batehaven May 28th
Described by Musica Viva as “Australia’s most internationally successful piano trio,” the Streeton Trio was formed in 2008, in Geneva, Switzerland. We welcome three young Australian musicians – Emma Jardine (violin), Umberto Clerici (cello) and Benjamin Kopp (piano). The trio has studied intensively with the world’s leading musicians. Winner of the 2011 Music Viva Chamber Music Competition, the Streeton Trio has been laureate of several prestigious international competitions, and has won scholarships from Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Victoria and Ian Potter Cultural Trust. Named after the Australian Impressionist painter, Sir Arthur Streeton, the trio has received great acclaim for performances in international venues. The trio was Fine Music Ensemble in Residence at the European Chamber Music Academy, Switzerland 2010 – 2013. They have released four CDs to great acclaim and will play works from Haydn, Mendelssohn and Smetana.