Violinist Philip Setzer and cellist David Finckel of the Emerson Quartet join pianist Wu Han in this distinguished piano trio. Recording of the Schubert Trios on ArtistLed label.
Setzer-Finckel-Wu Han TrioMay 5, 2013
Philip Setzer - violin          David Finckel - cello
Wu Han - piano

Pianist Wu Han joins violinist Philip Setzer and cellist David Finckel of the Emerson Quartet to form this outstanding trio. A graduate of the Juilliard School, Mr. Setzer has won many 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 many critically acclaimed recordings on their own ArtistLed label and in 2008 released a recording of the Schubert Piano Trios with violinist Philip Setzer.

Return engagement for the LMMC in this formation.

PROGRAMME:

HAYDN                       Piano Trio No. 18 in A major, Hob.XV :18 (1794)

                                         Allegro moderato
                                         Andante
                                         Allegro

DVOŘÁK                   Piano Trio in E minor, Opus 90, 'Dumky' (1891)
                                         Lento maestoso - Allegro vivace,
                                              quasi doppio movimento
                                         Poco adagio - Vivace non troppo
                                         Andante - Vivace non troppo
                                         Andante moderato - Allegro scherzando -
                                              Meno mosso
                                         Allegro
                                         Lento maestoso - Vivace

MENDELSSOHN     Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Opus 49 (1839)
                                         Molto allegro ed agitato
                                         Andante con moto tranquillo
                                         Scherzo: Leggiero e vivace
                                         Finale: Allegro assai appasionato