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With fiery passion and heart-wrenching emotion, the intensely expressive musicians in Z.E.N. Trio come together for a rare and unforgettable tour with Musica Viva Australia.

Comprised of three internationally acclaimed soloists, the Z.E.N. Trio have made their name through the BBC New Generation scheme, a Deutsche Grammophon recording, and countless

Embarking on their first national tour, the Trio premiere a new work from Musica Viva Australia FutureMaker, Matt Laing, a composer of great virtuosity and originality. Other highlights include Arno Babajanian’s thrilling trio, and either Dvořák’s intoxicating ‘Dumky’, or Brahm’s gloriously passionate Trio No. 1, depending on which city you’re in.

The technical assurance, musical conviction and stylistic  unanimity of an ensemble that’s been together for many years.

Gramophone

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  • Program 1 (Saturday Concert)

    Brahms
    Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major (1889)
    Laing
    New work (2022)*
    Babajanian
    Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello in F Sharp Minor (1952)

     

    Program 2 (Monday Concert)

    Babajanian
    Piano Trio No. 1 in B Major (1889)
    Laing
    New work (2022)*
    Dvořák
    Piano Trio No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 90 'Dumky' (1891)

     

    * World premiere performances. Commissioned for Musica Viva Australia by Graham Lovelock and Steve Singer.

  • Esther Yoo
    Violin
    Narek Hakhnazaryan
    Cello
    Zhang Zuo
    Piano