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Pomegranate Piano Trio

The Pomegranate Trio's performance of my Trio was splendid. A truly 'felt' interpretation which seemed to live inside the legendary world of the piece. And what a thrill to be coupled with the 'Ghost' trio which was played magnificently. Beethoven's extraordinary range, the physical energy and strange mysteries, were all un-nervingly captured.

Anthony Payne composer

music brought to life with such stunning virtuosity.

Stratford Herald

Trio - Piano Trio

Instrumentation

  • Andrew West - piano
  • Fenella Barton - violin
  • Rebecca Hepplewhite - ‘ cello

Repertoire

1.Haydn Piano Trio in E Flat Major Hob XV No 29

Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht Op 4. (piano trio arr. E. Steuermann)/

Beethoven Piano Trio op 97 “Archduke” or op 70 no 1 “Ghost” / Schubert B flat D 898

2. Clara Schumann Piano Trio

Sally Beamish Piobaireachd

Tchaikovsky Piano Trio in A minor Op 50/ Dvorak Dumky Op 90

3. Mozart Piano Trio in B flat Major K 502

Schumann Fairy Tales (Marchenerzahlungen)

Ravel Piano Trio in A minor

Biography

Since giving its debut concert at the Bishopsgate Institute for the City of London Festival in January 2014 the Pomegranate Piano Trio, formed of Fenella Barton (violin), cellist Rebecca Hepplewhite and Andrew West (piano), has quickly established a reputation for fine performances. The trio now pursues a busy concert diary playing imaginative and engaging programmes throughout England, Scotland and Wales. As highly successful musicians in their own right, the highlights of their combined solo and chamber concerts have been at venues such as the Wigmore Hall, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wiener Musikverein, La Salle Cortot, Paris The Lincoln Center, New York, and Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Recent engagements include appearances at St George’s Brandon Hill, Cheltenham Pump Room, and a wide-ranging Scottish tour, which focussed on masterpieces by Beethoven, Clara Schumann and Ravel alongside educational workships and school concerts.”

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