St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Lower Machen


6.00pm – Pre-concert talk: “Professors in Conversation”.
Stephen Walsh and Robin Holloway introduce the new Piano Trio which has been specially composed for tonight’s concert. 

Free admission to all 7.30pm ticket-holders. 

7.30pm –  Festival Concert

Lucy Gould (violin)
Alice Neary (cello)
Benjamin Frith (piano)

Haydn – Piano Trio in A flat major, Hob.XV No.14 – 25′

Robin Holloway – Piano Trio (World premiere: Festival commission) – c.25′
Mendelssohn – Piano Trio No.2 in C minor, Op.66 – 32′

The Gould Trio have a long-established reputation as one of the finest piano trios on the international stage. They are renowned for their innovative programming and dynamic performances and have an extensive list of recordings to their credit. With a notable reputation for introducing new works to the repertoire they will premiere for us the first Piano Trio by Robin Holloway – a Festival commission from one of the most renowned composers of his generation who celebrates his 75th birthday this year.


£9 for under 25s