Hamlet Piano Trio:
Paolo Giacometti (piano), Candida Thompson (violin), Xenia Jankovic (cello)
Adagio in E-flat major Op. posth. 148 D. 897 ‘Notturno’ (1827)
Trio No. 2 in E-flat major for piano, violin, and violoncello, D. 929, op.100 (1827)
Three world-class musicians join forces in a piano trio. All three have earned their stripes, both as soloists and as chamber musicians.
“Schubert Trios are specially moving because of the intimate conversations between the three instruments which touch such profound feelings like deep solitude, love, happiness, fear, mystery of death and many others. And then on the other side the symphonic dimension with the richness of tunes, characters and moods as well as the impressive duration of more than 45 minutes. Schubert’s written dynamics in the E flat major trio are also extreme, reaching triple pianissimo and triple fortissimo.
It was fascinating for us as a piano trio to explore these different dimensions, characters, sound colors, dynamics, moods, atmospheres.”