Rautio Trio: Chamber Music in Chiswick
In 2016 the Rautio Trio launched a new series of one hour family friendly concerts a stone’s throw from Turnham Green station. Five beautiful chamber music programmes were curated by the award-winning trio. Details of the 2016 concert programmes are listed below.
March 3rd Leipzig to London
Trios by JC ‘London’ Bach & Mendelssohn’s dazzling C minor trio.
Hear for yourself why these two composers were celebrities in London during their lifetimes.
April 14 Shakespeare, 400 years anniversary
Celebrating Shakespeare, 400 years anniversary
This special concert features a vivid selection of music on the theme of Shakespeare set alongside some well-known monolgues read by our guest actor. Beethoven’s famously atmospheric ‘Ghost’ Trio, Corelli’s virtuosic ‘La Follia’ violin variations, ‘After Reading Shakespeare’ by Ned Roram for solo cello and other pieces all inspired by Shakespeare. It’s feast of music!
Corelli La Follia variations for violin
Beethoven ‘Ghost’ Trio in D Op. 70/1 Largo assai & presto
Mendelssohn Nocturne from a ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Incidental Music Op.61
Ned Roram ‘After Reading Shakespeare’ Ned Roram for solo cello
Korngold Masquerade from ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ Suite for violin & piano
This is a special concert to support the Dorothy Croft Trust for Young Musicians. www.dorothycrofttrust.co.uk
May 12 For the Countess: Mozart's Women
Join us for Mozart’s flamboyant trio in B-flat & Beethoven’s wonderful ‘Gassenhauer Trio’. Countess Thun was described by Mozart “as the most charming and lovable lady I have ever met” and Beethoven dedicated his early trio to her. Hear these stunning pieces paired with readings from Mozart’s letters.
June 2 Passion & Fire from Buenos Aires
An evening of Argentinian tango music and dance
The Rautio Piano Trio are thrilled to be joined by Bianca and Sacha from Rojo y Negro Tango Club who will be dazzling us with their dancing during the concert. Experience the music of Astor Piazzolla and Argentinian Tango. Sit back and relax as the trio are joined by tango dancers. The concert is followed by a taster tango lesson for those who would like to have a go! Everyone is welcome and no prior experience necesssary. Afterwards we’ll have a Milonga until 10pm!
July 7 Summer Gala Concert
The Rautio Piano Trio will be joined by wonderful viola player Robin Ashwell from the Sacconi Quartet to perform a medley of popular chamber music pieces, trios and quartets for the final concert of the season. Featuring exquisite chamber music from Mozart and Beethoven to Faure and Brahms piano quartets. Solo virtuosos pieces by De Falla, Cassado and Ireland.
CMC Concert details for 2017 will be announced in spring. After a successful first season, we are currently seeking sponsorship to support the next series. In the meantime check the concerts page here for all the Trio’s concert appearances elsewhere.
St Michael and All Angels Church
London W4 1TT
Nearest tube: Turnham Green, District Line (1 minute walk)
Phone: 07833 556650