The Varsovia Piano Trio was formed in 2004. The group’s artistic aim is to publicly perform chamber literature masterpieces, in particular the Polish ones. The group's name is connected with Warsaw as the trio's members are all graduates of the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music (now the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music). Currently two of them teach at their alma mater. The Varsovia Piano Trio has given numerous concerts in Poland, France, Slovenia, Turkey, Denmark, Romania, Moldova, Finland, Belorus, the Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Georgia, Egypt, China and Great Britain, receiving audience appreciation as well as excellent reviews from critics. The group’s output includes a CD of Polish music (with works by Panufnik, Różycki, Kulenty and Chmielarz), recorded for DUX Recordings in 2006. In 2009 the VPT represented Poland during 'Polska!Year' ('Poland!Year') in Belfast, Great Britain and opened the Chopin Year both in the Minsk Philharmonic in Belarus and the Tbilisi Conservatory of Music in Georgia. The same year it also performed the Polish music of the last two decades in Tempelinaukio in Helsinki. In August 2009 the VPT performed works by Haydn, Beethoven and Chopin during the 50th International Chopin Festival in Marianske Lazne in the Czech Republic. In February 2010 the trio's members opened the Chopin Year in the Ghuri Palace in Cairo. In October 2011 the group gave concerts during the International Chamber Music Festival at the Central Conservatory and the Beijing Opera in China. The group also did a concert tour of Turkey, which was connected with the Chopin Year. The VPT gave concerts in the National Philharmonic in Warsaw (in 2008), the Kielce Philharmonic (in 2010) and at the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw (the last concert comprised 'Dumki' by Anton Dvorak and grand Piano Trio in A minor by Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky). The group gave several concerts organized by the Polish Association of Composers and it also performed during Music Festivals in Radom and Świebodzin as well as 'Days of Music' ("Dni Muzyki") in Zamość. Since 2010 the VPT has been collaborating with the Warsaw Piwnica Artystyczna Kurylewiczów. The collaboration has resulted in a music and poetic project comprising solo and chamber works by Andrzej Kurylewicz as well as poetry by Gabriela Kurylewicz. The project has been presented in various forms, in Piwnica Kurylewiczów, Och-Teatr, Concert Studio S-1 in Warsaw. In September 2011 it was a huge success in Steinway Hall in London.

Listen Us:
Andrzej Panufnik, Trio on piano, violin and cello, part I [8:02]
Hanna Kulenty, lullaby on violin, cello and piano [11:10]
Bernard Chmielarz, Trio on piano, violin and cello, part III [5:39]

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