Fazioli Pianoforti


Trieste, September 9th – 11th 2017

The “Premio Trio di Trieste”, whose 18th edition took place from September 9th to 11th 2017, has already established itself as one of the most prestigious chamber music competitions internationally and among the best 5 in the whole world.

The idea of giving birth to an International Competition basing on the interpretative principles of the renowned Trio di Trieste, came from Professor Fedra Florit who from year to year, initially together with the Trio di Trieste interpreters and now independently, chooses the suitable members of the Juries and precisely defines the repertoire to be tackled by the contestants during the three rounds foreseen by the rules of the competition.

From the first edition (1996) to the last (2016), 593 ensembles have been admitted to the competition, for a total of more than 1400 musicians, from Duos to Quintets, coming form 29 Countries.
Some of the most prestigious names in the international music scene have taken it in turns judging these extremely talented young musicians. Among them, to name just a few: Franco Gulli, Rocco Filippini, Boris Bekhterev, Piero Farulli, Renato Zanettovich, Alexander Lonquich, Aldo Ciccolini, Franco Rossi, Konstantin Bogino, Peter Maag, Viktor Pikayzen, Norbert Brainin, Koichiro Harada, François-Joël Thiollier, Arnaldo Cohen, Elisso Virsaladze, Peter Maag, Dmitri Bashkirov, Hatto Beyerle, Marianne Chen, Irwin Gage, Barry Tuckwell, Maria Kliegel, Valentin Gheorghiu, Michael Frischenschlager, Igor Ozim, Homero Francesch, Yasuko Matsuda, Pavel Vernikov, Stephen McIntyre, Maria Tipo, Maureen Jones, Natalia Gutman, Friedemann Weigle, Marcello Abbado, Conrad Muck, Oleg Maisenberg.

Winning the Premio Trio di Trieste (which grants a money prize, more than 20 very important concerts in Italy and abroad and a CD recording), means achieving a prestigious goal which can act as a springboard for a serious concert career.

All winners of the past editions, that is the Trio Debussy (Italy, 1997), the Triendl-Berg Duo (Germany, 1998), the Almonte-Tsunoda Duo (Australia-Japan, 1999), the Downes Duo (United States, 2000), Ars Trio (Italy, 2001), Tal Trio (Israel, 2002), the Giun-Haruka Duo (Japan, 2005), the Mondrian Trio (Israel, 2007), the Sitkovetsky Duo (Great Britain, 2011), the Josef Suk Piano Quartet (Czech Republic, 2013) and the Lavrynenko-Guliei Duo (Ukraine, 2015) have successfully continued their careers and are now …. Among the most sought-after chamber ensembles in the international music scene.

The selections and the Winners’ Concert took place at the “Victor de Sabata” Hall of the Teatro Verdi di Trieste, endowed with a magnificent Fazioli concert grand.

The winner of the 2017 edition of the competition is Trio Gaon (South Korea - Germany), who was also awarded the "Anna Maria and Giorgio Ribotta" Special Prizes and the "Dario de Rosa" Special Prize. The Second Prize went to Trio Marvin (Kazakhstan - Russia - Germany), who also received the Young Award assigned by the students of the Conservatory of Trieste, while the Third Prize went to the Gutfreund Trio (Germany).

For further information, visit the official website of the competition.

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