Boccherini
Trio

Suoyen Kang, violin
Vicki Powell, viola
Paolo Bonomini, cello
At the Grand Prix Emanuel Feuermann Suoyen Kang and Vici Powell will play with a competitor.

The «Trio Boccherini» was formed in 2014 as a result of various evening sight-reading sessions that frequent the Berlin music scene, and today they are recognised as one of the most dynamic groups of this constellation.

They are dedicated to rediscovering and performing the veritable mine of over five hundred works written for string trio which, though boasting some of the greatest masterpieces, has many works that unfortunately are neglected and unknown to the public. In doing so, they endeavour to continually develop an honest, original and unified perception across all musical genres.

Natives of three different continents, each member contributes various aspects of their diverse musical upbringings. This colourful array of musical vocabulary and expression, in amalgamation with their shared European training, culminates in their unique and raw interpretations.
The trio received important musical impulses from Rainer Schmidt («Hagen Quartet») Hatto Beyerle, Günter Pichler («Alban Berg Quartet») and
Johannes Meissl, and they are an alumnus of the «European Chamber Music Academy» (ECMA, Austria).

Their international concert activity includes appearances at Wigmore Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Bacharchiv Leipzig, MITO Settembre Musica Festival, Ghent Festival of Flanders, Canberra International Music Festival.

As individuals they are highly in demand as chamber musicians and are also
internationally active as soloists, orchestral leaders, and pedagogues.

The Trio plays on a set of old italian instruments courtesy of the Fondation Boubo-Music (Switzerland), made of a Nicola Amati violin, a Michele Deconet viola and an Andrea Guarneri cello. Suyeon additionally plays a modern violin built by Julia Maria Pasch, and Vicki a viola by Samuel Zygmuntowicz.