Trio Isimsiz

Municipal Hall
23 September 2016 08:00 PM

Pablo Hernán Benedi        violin

Michael Petrov                  cello

Erdem Misirlioglu             piano

Mozart Piano Trio in E, K542

Faure Piano Trio in D minor, Op 120

Schumann         Piano Trio No 3 in G minor, Op 110

The Trio Isimsiz (Isimsiz means 'without a name' in Turkish) was formed in 2009 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, under the guidance of Louise Hopkins. They have participated in masterclasses with the Belcea, Endellion and Takacs Quartets, and over the last year, the Trio has undertaken a residency at the Banff Centre, Canada, and the Mozarteum, Salzburg, and given recitals at the Barbican and Royal Festival Hall.   In 2015 the Trio won 1st Prize and the Audience prize in the Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition.

All three members of the Isimsiz Piano Trio enjoy great success individually, Erdem Misirlioglu, born in England, was a Concerto Finalist in the BBC Young Musician Competition in 2008, Pablo Hernan Benedi, from Spain, is a member of the Chiaroscuro Quartet, formed by Alina Ibragimova, Michael Petrev, born in Bulgaria, represented the UK in the European Concert Halls Organisation Rising Star series during the 2014/15 season.

You can hear one the Trio's performances from 2015 - Beethoven's Archduke Trio - Op 97 in B flat major on YouTube.


All Dates

  • 23 September 2016 08:00 PM

Latest Updates

We have now fixed the programme for 18/19 and delighted to be able to include an additional concert this year.

Season opens on Saturday 29th September with the Scots singing quartet Scozzesi that wowed Lanark last year, followed by Moishe's Bagel on 24th October, in the Biggar Little Festival, with a mix of Klezmer, jazz and Latin music, the Pomegranate Piano Trio on 14th November and Maxwell String Quartet with Anna Hashimoto making up the clarinet quintet on 7th December.

After Christmas, 17th January sees the Navarra String Quartet, Sunday afternoon, 10th February, is the BBC Young Musician winner, saxophonist Jess Gillam, with pianist Zeynep OzsucaSarah Beth Briggs returns on 8th March with her wonderful piano mastery and we end the season on 25th March with the A4 Brass Quartet, winners of the Tunnell prize.

Brochures will be produced in the summer and we look forward to seeing you all for another great season.   Your season ticket also gives you access to  concerts in Lanark and Peebles for half price - well worth the money.

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