Sunday, February 5, 2023, 7 p.m.
Jens Elvekjaer, piano; Soo-Jin Hong, violin; Soo-Kyung Hong, cello
Recognized as one of the world’s finest piano ensembles, the Trio con Brio Copenhagen’s multifaceted members are not only touring performing artists, but also esteemed recording artists, artistic directors and educators. The Trio appears regularly at the world’s leading venues and concert series, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall, Berlin’s Pierre Boulez-Saal, the Concertgebouw, and all of the leading concert halls across Denmark. Trio con Brio (Lively with Spirit) is a recipient of the Carl Nielsen and Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen Award, one of Denmark’s most prestigious prizes. Founded at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna in 1999, the Trio is now based in Copenhagen and is recognized for its exceptional musicianship, fresh approach to the core repertoire, adventurous programming and a commitment to bringing music to young people through their highly creative concerts. International critical acclaim for the Trio includes “One of the greatest performances of chamber music I’ve ever encountered…” (American Record Guide) and “… a superb, greatly gift chamber group” (Gramophone).
Piano Trio No. 44 in E Major,
Op. 86, No. 2, Hob. XV:28
Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 32
Piano Trio No. 2 in E-flat Major,
Op. 100, D. 929