THEY COME from Germany, Australia, and France; they are based in Italy; and they are coming to Galway. They are classical group Trio di Parma, who play the Aula Maxima, NUI Galway, on Tuesday March 8 at 8pm.
The trio, who have played London’s Wigmore Hall, New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Berlin Philharmonie, will perform Beethoven’s contrasting variations for piano trio on the theme ‘Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu’ (I am the tailor Kakadu ), from an aria in Wenzel Müller’s opera The Sisters of Prague. This will be followed by works by French composers - Charles Valentin Alkan's piano trio and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Trio No 2 in Em.
The Trio have collaborated with Vladimir Delman, Carl Melles, Pavel Vernikov, Bruno Giuranna, Alessandro Carbonare, and Eduard Brunner. They have also recorded the complete Trios of Brahms for UNICEF.
Tickets are €20/16/6 from Music for Galway (091 - 705962, www.musicforgalway.ie ) or Opus II, High Street.