Abergavenny Chamber Music – The Fradley Piano Trio

Upstairs at the Chapel

Friday 9th March 2018, 7.30pm

Fradley Piano Trio 1 web

Rachmaninoff’s Trio Elégiaque No 1; Dvořák’s Trio No 4 ‘Dumky’; Beethoven’s Piano Trio Op 97 ‘Archduke’

The Fradley Piano Trio was founded by pianist George Fradley and cellist Katja Cross in 2013 and they are excited to announce their new violinist Samuel Hau. They have performed at concerts and festivals in London as well as across Wales. As well as formal performance, the Trio enjoy participating in outreach work including, running masterclasses for students.

George Fradley began playing the piano aged six. He currently studies at the Royal Academy of Music, having previously studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. In 2016, he was a prize winner of the Eric Hodges Beethoven prize and the Beethoven Intercollegiate Competition.

Katja Cross graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in July 2017, Katja was awarded the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society ‘Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation Grant’, which enabled her to purchase a 1750’s Old English, James Preston cello. Katja also works for luthier Christopher King at Cardiff Violins and is the cello specialist advising beginners, amateurs and professionals on the set ups of their instruments.

Samuel Hau was awarded a scholarship to study with Marius Bedeschi at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Samuel is currently studying at the Royal College of Music with Professor Itzhak Rashkovsky and is an RCM Award Holder.

PRE-CONCERT SUPPERS AVAILABLE DOWNSTAIRS AT THE CHAPEL KITCHEN. BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL AS SEATING IS LIMITED 01873 736430

Tickets £12, free admission for students under 23. Tickets available at The Art Shop and the Chapel. Booking Essential