1 Apr 2019

BRAHMS: Piano Trio No 1 in B Op 8

From Music Alive, 8:40 pm on 1 April 2019

The imagination of youth, reassessed through the critical lens of experience.

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Performed by NZTrio: Amalia Hall (violin), Ashley Brown (cello), and Somi Kim (piano).

NZTrio - Somi Kim, Amalia Hall, Ashley Brown

NZTrio - Somi Kim, Amalia Hall, Ashley Brown Photo: Tai Nelson/NZTrio

Brahms began writing this trio in 1854 when he was just 21.

It's one of the few early works that he didn't throw into the fire because of his relentless self-criticism.

However he did return to it 30 years later to revise it - to tighten it up and temper its youthful extravagance.

Both versions were published. Here, NZTrio performs the revised version.

Recorded by RNZ Concert in the Loft at Q Theatre
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Adrian Hollay

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