Violinist Philip Setzer, cellist David Finckel of the Emerson String Quartet are joined by pianist Wu Han to play the 2 Schubert piano trios.
Trio Setzer-Finckel-Wu HanMar. 20, 2011

Philip Setzer - violin           David Finckel - cello
Wu Han - piano

Philip Setzer and David Finckel of the Emerson Quartet are joined by pianist Wu Han on this occasion to perform the two Schubert piano trios. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Mr. Setzer won prizes and appeared with top symphony orchestras in addition to being a founding member of the Emerson Quartet. A regular faculty member of the Isaac Stern Chamber Music Workshops at Carnegie Hall and the Jerusalem Music Centre, he is on the faculty of SUNY Stony Brook as Artist-in-Residence in Violin and Chamber Music in addition to performing over 100 concerts a year. David Finckel and pianist Wu Han serve as Artistic Directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and perform as soloists and as a duo. They have released eleven critically acclaimed recordings on their own ArtistLed label, and in 2008 released a recording of the Schubert piano trios with violinist Philip Setzer.

1st performance for the LMMC in this formation.

PROGRAMME:

SCHUBERT   Piano Trio in B flat major, Opus 99, D. 898  (1827)
                            Allegro moderato
                            Andante un poco mosso
                            Scherzo:  Allegro
                            Rondo:  Allegro vivace

SCHUBERT   Piano Trio in E flat major, Opus 100, D. 929  (1827)
                            Allegro
                            Andante con moto
                            Scherzo:  Allegro moderato
                            Allegro moderato