Trio Martinu concert
Popular Czech performers, Trio Martinu, return to Leith Hill Place for a summer concert with a repertoire including works by Brahms and Dvorak.
Trio Martinu; was formed at the Prague Conservatoire in 1990. Its current line-up Jaroslav Matejka - cello, Pavel Safarík - violin, Petr Jiríkovský - piano has remained unchanged since 1993. The trio has performed all over the world including Japan, Korea and the USA. It's an honour to welcome them back to Leith Hill Place.
Over the last five years, Trio Martinu has been invited to perform at all the most famous Czech festivals, including: The Prague Spring Festival (1999, 2014), the Prague Proms (2013), Bohulav Martinu Festival in Policka (May 2014), the International Festival of Chamber Music in Piest’any, Slovakia (June 2014), the International Festival in Cesky Krumlov (August 2014), Janacek May Festival (2016), and Antonin Dvorak's Festival in Olomouc (2016).
In May 2016 Trio Martinu took part in the prestigious Leamington Spa Chamber Music Festival, and now they have been invited to perform at the Petworth Festival (July 2018) and London Wimbledon Festival (November 2018).
In October 2017 Trio Martinu performed in Toronto, Canada for the first time, and they have been invited to the Portland Summer Festival in July 2018, where they will have a week of residency and give a recital introducing the Czech chamber pieces. They will also perform the Beethoven's Triple Concerto with the Portland Festival Orchestra.
For the subsequent seasons 2018/2019 Trio Martinu will concentrate on rehearsing several new programmes for their America tours in Autumn 2018 and Spring / Summer 2019.
All three members are outstanding soloists and record regularly for Czech Radio. Pavel Safarik and Jaroslav Matejka have also been engaged with the Prague Symphony Orchestra as assistant leaders for many years.
The performance is on Saturday 28 July from 6pm-7:30pm. Tickets cost £25 per person and can be booked on 0344 249 1895.
Important note: due to a finger injury Pavel Safarik will not be performing at Leith Hill Place, instead Jana Vonaskova will be performing, who is part of Prazak Quarter.