Masterpieces by arguably three of the most important and influential composers of classical music.

The works by J.S. Bach and W.A. Mozart are both the ideal length for coffee or lunchtime concerts. The Beethoven trios can be adapted as either coffee, lunchtime or full evening concert. We are also happy to offer all five trios as a double concert experience.

J.S. Bach Goldberg Variations 50’ (Transcribed for String Trio by D. Sitkovetsky )
(Lunchtime Concert/Coffee Concert)

W.A: Mozart Divertimento in E-flat K563, 50’
(Lunchtime concert/coffee concert)

L. van Beethoven Complete String Trios
(5 trios over two concerts, one full length and one lunchtime)

Beethoven Complete String Trios (Stone Records):
“…their well-considered performances show affection for the music, revelling in its warmth and flashes of humour, and they are beautifully recorded….a resounding success.”
BBC Music Magazine



Full length program, or shortened if so requested, trio only

Separated by just over 100 years these composers paint four contrasting portraits of Russian music; ranging from Schnittke’s dark intensity to Borodin’s folklorish lightness and from to Taneyev’s triumphant melodic and virtuosic richness to Gubaidulina’s haunted landscapes.

Borodin String Trio in G-minor on a Russian Folksong (1855) 8’
Schnittke String Trio (1985) 26’
Gubaidulina String Trio (1988) 20’
Taneyev String Trio in E-falt (1910) 26’ 



Full length program, collaboration

An all English program presenting music across four centuries, featuring two works by rising star composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad. The trio is delighted to yet again be collaborating with oboist Nicholas Daniel and pianist Alasdair Beatson.

Purcell Fantasias for three parts 8’
A work for Oboe and Piano (to be announced, ca 10’)
Frances-Hoad Ogre Lover 10’
Britten Fantasy Quartet 14’
Finzi Prelude & Fugue for string trio 10’
Bridge Fantasy for piano quartet 13’
Frances-Hoad Memoria for oboe, cor anglais, piano and string trio 18’

‘The Glory Tree’ recording (Champs Hill Records) features ‘Memoria’ and ‘Ogre Lover’ with all of the above artists:

“Frances Hoad is a remarkable talent. This retrospective of her chamber works (The Glory Tree) is like a declaration of faith in the eternal verities of composition. Traditional skilfulness does not prelude originality, and indeed, audacity”
The Times



Full length program or shortened if so requested, collaboration

This program exhibits a collection of sketches and drawings; the unfinished, yet fulfilling one- movement works by Schubert and Mahler, Schnittke’s backwards completion of Mahler’s piano quartet, as well as the rarely performed piano quartet by R. Strauss – a premonition in sound of what would later fully bloom into his larger scale orchestral tone language. Thrilled to be working with Tom Poster, our interpretations add musical colour to these sketches. 

Schubert String Trio D471      6-12′
Mahler Piano quartet  10′
Schnittke Piano quartet 7′
Strauss ” ‘s Dindl is harb auf mi’ ” 6′
piano work to be announced 10’
Strauss Piano Quartet  30′



Full length program, collaboration

This program is romantic not only in musical tone language, but also in connecting two love stories that unfolded toward the end of the 19th century, one that turned into a blossoming marriage and one that was sadly not meant to be…

Our collaboration with Paolo Giacometti is however absolutely meant to be and we are excited to yet again dive into this golden era of romantic music together.

Julius Röntgen Complete String Trios (Champs Hill Records):

“… captivating discoveries, full of fresh and memorable thematic invention…”
“… performed here by the Lendvai String Trio with great energy and musical commitment.”
BBC Music Magazine

Röntgen String Trio 15-20’
Reinecke String Trio Op. 249 30’
Brahms Piano Quartet in c-minor Op. 60 35’