Wednesday September 12th 7.30 pm
Sara Trickey (violin)
Benjamin Hughes (cello)
Robin Green (piano)
Schumann: Three romances for violin and piano Op 94
Brahms: Cello sonata in E minor Op 38
Beethoven: Piano trio in B flat Op 97 ‘Archduke'
Sara Trickey (violin) studied at the Royal College of Music, at Cambridge University (where she achieved a double starred First) and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has also been a regular participant at the International Musicians' Seminar at Prussia Cove. She performs regularly with the pianist Daniel Tong, and has also played in recent years with Stephen Kovacevich, Tom Poster and Iwan Llewellyn-Jones. She has performed on many occasions at the Purcell Room, the Royal Opera House, King's Place and at numerous festivals and music societies. She has also has performed concertos with the City of London Sinfonia, the Orchestra of St John's Smith Square under John Lubbock, the New London Soloists Ensemble, the South Bank Sinfonia and many others. As a chamber musician Sara Trickey was leader of the Bronte string quartet between 2001 and 2006. The quartet won first prize at the Royal Overseas League competition in 2003. She has led many other ensembles, including the Orchestra of St Johns and Independent Opera. She also teaches the violin at Junior Guildhall. Sara Trickey lives in London with her husband and two children.
Benjamin Hughes (cello) has been Principal Cello of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2007. He appears regularly on BBC Radio and Television as a soloist with the BBC Concert Orchestra and recently performed Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations live on BBC R3. He is also in great demand as a chamber musician and performs regularly with the Fibonacci Sequence at prestigious venues. He studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire, Germany, New York and the Royal Academy. He has been Guest Principal Cellist with several orchestras including the Philharmonia Orchestra and Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Last year he was appointed Professor of Cello and Orchestral studies at the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Robin Green (piano) studied at the Royal College of Music, graduating in 2008, when he obtained the Leverhulme Chamber music fellowship. He also studied conducting. He is the former pianist of the European Union Youth Orchestra, having won the Chairman's award in 2010. He has played in prestigious venues throughout the world. He was a member of the Françoise-Green piano duo, which won the ensemble prize of the Royal Overseas League, among other awards.. Robin is now a piano professor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. His CD with with the Austrian violinist Daniel Auner, released on the Gramola label, was ‘Editor's Choice' in the December 2014 issue of the Strad Magazine.
Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand