Swiss Piano Trio
The Swiss Piano Trio is enjoying a worldwide reputation not only as a top class chamber ensemble but also as a brilliant soloist ensemble when performing Triple Concertos with orchestras all over the world. The ensemble has played with orchestras like the Russian National Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège, the National Symphony Orchestra Ukraine, the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Orchestra Brisbane, the Christchurch Symphony, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfonica Municipal Caracas, the Odessa Philharmonic and many more.
The Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory was sold out when the Swiss Piano Trio was performing in December 2014 together with the Russian National Orchestra of Mikhail Pletnev the Triple Concerto by Swiss-Russian composer Paul Juon. This great success proved that besides the famous Triple Concerto by Beethoven, there are more works for this attractive setting worth to be discovered and performed.
Triple Concertos with the Swiss Piano Trio as a soloist ensemble:
Ludwig van Beethoven Triple Concerto in C major op. 56
For sure the most famous masterpiece among all Triple Concertos.
Paul Juon Triple Concerto „Episodes Concertantes“ op. 45
This is the only romantic Triple Concerto in the repertoire. You may describe the impressive music by Swiss-Russian composer Paul Juon as a happy marriage between a piano concerto by Rachmaninov and the Double Concerto by Brahms.
Bohuslav Martinů Concerto for violin, violoncello, piano and string orchestra
This work for piano trio and string orchestra was lost for more than 30 years after it was composed in 1933. It was rediscovered and for the first time performed in public only in 1963. This ingenious and powerful music shows Martinu’s art of polyphony and his rich harmonies on its highest level.
Daniel Schnyder Triple Concerto written for the Swiss Piano Trio in 2006
The Swiss composer was writing this Triple Concerto in 2006 for the Swiss Piano Trio, combining brilliantly the strong jazzy influence with the classical tradition. The Swiss Piano Trio performed this concerto for the first time on a tour through Belgium and Switzerland with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège in halls such as the Philharmony in Liège, Tonhalle Zurich, Casino Berne and Victoria Hall Geneva.