Live Performance of Creative Work

Firebird Trio at Albury Chamber Music Festival

Curt Thompson, Josephine Vains, Benjamin Martin

Albury Chamber Music Festival | Published : 2018

Abstract

This performance by the Firebird Trio in the final concert of the 2018 Albury Chamber Music Festival featured the world premiere of Piano Trio No. 3 by Australian composer Gordon Kerry. The composition was commissioned by the Albury Festival and took its inspiration from the Joseph Brodsky quotation “beauty at low temperatures IS beauty”. Other works on the program included an arrangement by pianist/composer Benjamin Martin of Stravinsky’s The Firebird. In addition to these more modern perspectives, the concert featured Haydn’s Piano Trio in E-flat minor, Hob. XV31 “Jacob’s Dream” and the Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 “Archduke” by Ludwig van Beethoven, followed by an encore of tango ar..

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