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Thursday 2 December 3.00 pm

The Odysseus Piano Trio

Sara Trickey (violin)
Ursula Smith (cello)
Robin Green (piano)

Clara Schumann: Piano trio in G minor Op 17 (30')
Allegro / Scherzo / Andante / Allegretto

Beethoven: Piano trio in B flat Op 97 'Archduke' (40')
Allegro / Scherzo / Andante / Allegro


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.

Ursula Smith is a Cello Professor at Guildhall School of Music & Drama and Conservatorium Maastricht in Holland. She has given guest masterclasses at many different conservatories in Europe, Japan and China. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. She was a Fulbright scholar at Yale University and graduated with a Master of Music degree. She was a finalist in the 1993 Osaka International Chamber Music competition in Japan. From 2006 to 2012 Ursula was a member of the Zehetmair String Quartet. She was also Principal Cello of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra from 1993-2002.

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


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