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ABOUT US

“The Amatis Piano Trio is an outstanding ensemble on their way to establishing a great international career” - Prof. Daniel Hope (Beaux Arts Trio)

Photo by Marco Borggreve

new

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artists

 The Amatis Piano Trio was founded in 2014 by German violinist Lea Hausmann, British cellist Samuel Shepherd and Dutch/Chinese pianist Mengjie Han.

 

Only weeks after forming, the trio won the audience prize at the Grachtenfestival-Concours in Amsterdam, which quickly lead to their debut at the Royal Concertgebouw and concert engagements throughout the Netherlands. Winners of the 2015 International Parkhouse Award in Wigmore Hall, the trio went on to win several international prizes and competitions. Most recently they were awarded 1st trio at the International Joseph Joachim Competition in Weimar, Germany and named Dutch Classical Talent 2016. Soon after they were selected as BBC New Generation Artists 2016-2018.

 

The young, international trio has since emerged as one of the leading piano trios among the new generation, receiving enthusiastic responses from audiences and critics across the UK, Europe and Asia.

 

For the 2018/2019 season the trio has been selected as 'ECHO Rising Stars' by the European Concert Hall Organisation, following their nomination by the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Konzerthaus Dortmund and the Philharmonie Cologne which will see them perform in 23 of the most prestigious concert venues throughout Europe.

Rising Stars 2018/19

The highlights of the last season include performances at Wigmore Hall, the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam, as well as concert tours to Hong Kong and Indonesia. The trio performs extensively throughout Europe, concertising in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Sweden, France, Hungary, Norway, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Regular festival appearances include performances at the Salzburg Chamber Music Festival, Grachtenfestival Amsterdam, Festival de Monteléon, the Utrecht Chamber Music Festival, Trondheim Chamber Music Festival and the Wimbledon Music Festival. In summer 2018 the trio will be performing at the Verbier Festival Academy.

 

The Amatis Piano Trio is also committed to contemporary music and thus founded the ‘Dutch Piano Trio Composition Prize’ in 2015, encouraging young composers to further the piano trio repertoire.

 

Since 2015 they have worked intensively with Wolfgang Redik (Vienna Piano Trio) and Rainer Schmidt (Hagen Quartet) and are currently enrolled in the Piano Trio Master Studies at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg.

 

The Amatis Piano Trio is part of the European Chamber Music Academy since 2015. Further musical influences include Hatto Beyerle, the Trio Jean Paul, Lukas Hagen, Fabio Bidini, Ilya Grubert, Anner Bylsma, Christian Schuster, Ib Hausmann, Imre Rohmann and Menahem Pressler.

1st Prize Winners of the Parkhouse Award at Wigmore Hall, London 2015

International Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition, Weimar, Germany 2nd Prize Winner

Dutch Classical Talent

Tour and Award

2015/16

 
 

CONCERTS

2019

 

15 October, 19:30
Saisonkonzerte
Stiftung Mozarteum 
Schwarzstraße 26
Salzburg, Austria

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23 October, 19:30
Amatis Trio in Istanbul
Albert Long Hall, Boğaziçi Üniversitesi
Istanbul, Turkey

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26 October, 15:00
Amatis Trio in Sweden
Hanebo församlingshem
Kilafors, Sweden

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27 October, 18:00
Amatis Trio in Sweden
Equmeniakyrkan
Söderhamn, Sweden

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28 October, 19:00
Amatis Trio in Sweden
Baptistkyrkan

Hudiksvall, Sweden

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29 October, 19:00
Amatis Trio in Sweden
Baptistkyrkan
Gävle, Sweden

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30 October, 19:00
Amatis Trio in Sweden
Västerås Konserthus
Västerås, Sweden

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23 November, 20:00
Amatis Trio & Ib Hausmann
Stadttheater

Schloßgasse 8
Aschaffenburg, Germany

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29 November, 19:30
Privatmusikverein Nürnberg

Meistersingerhalle

Münchener Straße 21

Nürnberg, Germany

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30 November, 21:00

Klapstuk

Kleine Zaal, Concertgebouw Amsterdam

Concertgebouwplein 10

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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5th of December- 22nd of December

Amatis in ASIA

Dubai-Singapore

2020

14th of January, 20:00

Young Classic Europe

European Parliamentary Association

76 allée de la Robertsau

Strasbourg, France

17th of January, 20:00
Edesche Concertzaal

Amsterdamseweg 9

Ede, The Netherlands

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20th of January, 19:30
Série jeunes, Tonhalle Zürich

 Zahnradstraße 22

Zürich, Switzerland

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2nd of February, 11:00

Eisler Plus

Studiosaal

Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler

Charlottenstraße 55

Berlin, Germany

3rd of February, 12:00
Cambridge Residency Recital

Homerton College, University of Cambridge

Hills Road

Cambridge, United Kingdom

5th of February, 12:30

Lecture Recital Schumann Op. 110

KKS, Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler

Charlottenstraße 55

Berlin, Germany

17th – 29th of February
University of Toronto Faculty of Music

Irene R. Miller Piano Trio Residency

80 Queen’s Park

Toronto, Canada

5th of March, 13:00
Leicester International Music Festival

Victorian Art Gallery, New Walk Museum

53 New Walk

Leicester, United Kingdom

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6th of March, 19:30

Prestwold Hall

Prestwold Lane

Loughborough, Leicestershire

United Kingdom

7th of March, 19:30

Champs Hill

Waltham Park Road

Coldwaltham, Pulborough,

West Sussex, United Kingdom

 

11th of March, 20:00

Opus Amadeus Chamber Music Festival

Yeldeğirmeni Sanat Concert Hall

Ískele Sk. No:43, Kadiköy

Istanbul, Turkey

13th of March, 19:30
Meisterkonzerte Würzburg

Hochschule für Musik

Hofstallstraße 6-8

Würzburg, Germany

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15th of March, 18:00

Konsertsaal Musikschule Menden

Untere Promenade 30

Menden, Germany

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16th of March, 20:30
Schiermonnikoog Festival

De Stag

Cultureel Centrum Schiermonnikoog

Langestreek 23

Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands

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16th of April, 20:30
Teatro Sannazaro

Via Chiaia

Naples, Italy

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17th of April, 19:30

Chiesa di San Benedetto

Via San Benedetto

 Salerno, Italy

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7th of May

Experimental Theatre, NCPA

Nariman Point

Mumbai, India

15th - 22th of May

Osaka, Japan

7th of June

Burg Konradsheim

Cologne, Germany

 

2nd of July

Beethovenhaus Bonn

Bonn, Germany

 

 

 

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