Beethoven: (1770 – 1827) Trio in D major, Op. 70, No. 1
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Mithras Trio - Lonel Manciu (violin), Leo Popplewell (cello) and Dominic Degavino (piano) are winners of the 10th Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition, 67th Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition, Royal Philharmonic Society Henderson Award 2019, Cavatina Intercollegiate Chamber Music Competition 2019 and the St. James Chamber Music Competition 2018. The Mithras Trio came together in 2017 at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
As well as benefiting from regular tuition with Matthew Jones, Carole Presland and Ursula Smith, they have also received coaching from András Keller, Rolf Hind, David Dolan and the Endellion String Quartet, and were selected to perform in masterclasses with Ralf Gothóni, Levon Chilingirian, the Takács, Danish and Emerson Quartets, and Alasdair Tait. They have undertaken residencies in Snape Maltings, Suffolk, and at the Schulich School of Music, Montréal, performing to professors including Isabel Charisius, Byørg Lewis, Kyoko Hashimoto and the St. Lawrence String Quartet.
They have performed at many of London’s major venues, including Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room and Milton Court Concert Hall, as well as giving concerts at the Lake District Summer Music Festival, Guildhall Chamber Music Festival, Highgate International Chamber Music Festival, Leeds International Concert Season, Brighton Coffee Concert Series and Yewfield Concert Series. They were selected as Kirckman Concert Society Young Artists for the 2019/2020 season. They are also on the Countess of Munster Trust Recital Scheme who are providing support for this concert.
Lonel, Leo and Dominic are passionate exponents of contemporary music, having worked extensively with Helen Grime and Julian Philips, and gave the world première of a new piece by Péter Tornyai at the Solti Hall in Budapest, who dedicated the work to the Mithras Trio after working with them
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