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Trio con Brio Copenhagen

27 Oct 2020

Trio con Brio Copenhagen on Danmarks Radio

This month Danmarks Radio (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) brought 4 programs featuring our trio: 2 live concerts and 1 podcast “Two plus one is trio” on DR P2 and 1 tv-portrait program on DR2 with same title on Beethoven and our story of becoming a trio since 1999 in company with Beethoven.

Please find links to the featured programs:
Beethoven 1:2 featuring op. 1/3 & 70/1 “Ghost” from a live concert in DR Koncerthuset on P2 www.dr.dk
Beethoven 2:2 featuring op. 121a “Kakadu-Variations” & 97 “Archduke” from a live concert in Koncerthuset on P2 www.dr.dk
Podcast “Two plus one is trio” on P2 www.dr.dk
TV-portrait “Two plus one is trio” on Beethoven and our story of becoming a trio in company with Beethoven on DR2 www.dr.dk

(Photo Nikolaj Lund)

24 Jun 2020

Trio con Brio Copenhagen receives another fine review on their recordings of the complete Beethoven piano trios – this time in the Spanish Music Magazine: Scherzo
… Here the combination of a Danish pianist and two Korean sisters fascinates again, in the Largo assai ed espressivo of op. 70/1, between whispered conversations and terrifying textures. Three different visions all in one timbre precision. Beethoven, One and Triune.

 

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(Photo John Green)

17 Jun 2020

Festival news for Chamber Music at Lundsgaard!

Trio con Brio Copenhagen presents a dream team of Danish top musicians for a special edition of trio’s yearly chamber music festival at Lundsgaard Estate in Kerteminde. The featured artists include Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, The Danish String Quartet, Gustav Piekut, Jonas Frølund, Michael Germer, Jonathan Swensen, Nicholas Swensen and actor Danica Curcic. The festival takes place on July 30-August 2.

Read more at: www.kammermusikfestival.dk

(Photo Nikolaj Lund)

15 May 2020

The trio plays its first concert since Corona-lockdown in DR Koncerthuset without audience, but live on radio and receives a great review in Politiken.

“… A super-trio took their finest concert attire on in radio to remind us about what it is we miss. It was thought-provoking and touching to hear Trio con Brio playing music from the time of the Spanish flu at the Thursday concert at P2. There is something touching about the situation: Three musicians giving a concert in a huge, empty concert hall (due to the Covid-19 pandemic). Because they just so much want to play…”

Read the review: www.politiken.dk

Listen to the live concert transmission: www.dr.dk

(Photo Nissen Mads)

02 Mar 2020

Trio con Brio Copenhagen receives an enthusiastic review for their concert at Théâtre de la ville de Paris in Díapason!

“… Trio con brio de copenhague: formation d’élite… We can now see the Con Brio as the worthy successors of the legendary Beaux-Arts Trio. That says it all! ”

www.diapasonmag.fr

(Photo Nikolaj Lund)

11 Oct 2019

Trio con Brio Copenhagen has been awarded the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Award 2019

It is Denmark’s largest one-off Culture Award of €100,000 given to accomplished Danish Artists

The committee released the following statement: For the past two decades, Trio con Brio Copenhagen has, at the highest international level, enriched Danish Music Life with sublime ensemble playing and deep well-considered interpretations in one of chamber music’s very major disciplines – Trio con Brio Copenhagen has gained a large faithful audience, which has become accustomed to the high expectations being met every single time. Over the past twenty years, it has been a great pleasure to follow the trio’s development and career, which has so far culminated with the critically acclaimed recordings of all piano trios by Beethoven.

(Photo John Green)