C3 Trio Karénine

  • Thursday, 2 May 2024

    11:00 am

  • Albert Hall

    100 Commonwealth Ave, Yarralumla ACT 2601

  • In Association with

It was once said that Ravel picked up the first tune of his Piano Trio while watching ice-cream vendors dancing a fandango in the Basque border town of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. Whatever the origins, Ravel embraced this Basque connection as he worked feverishly on the piece throughout the summer of 1914. For a true Spaniard such as Turina, all of the many and varied sounds of Spain provided inspiration. In his Trio he forged a series of variations, each based on the musical footprint of a Spanish region.

At home in classic Parisian elegance, Julien, Louis and Paloma begin with the clearly chiselled melodic lines that are Sains-Saëns’ trademark.

Witness the consummate skill of this leading French ensemble on their first tour down under: the acclaimed Trio Karénine.


Le brio (brilliance) Karénine” – CHOC Classica


Camille Saint-Saëns, Piano Trio No. 1 Op 18 (1863)

Joaquín Turina, Theme and Variations from Trio No. 1  Op 35 (1926)

Maurice Ravel, Trio in A (1914)


Trio Karénine:
Julien Dieudegard (violin)
Louis Rodde (cello)
Paloma Kouider (piano)

Photo: Julien Hanck

This concert is supported by Debbie Cameron

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Artist Trio Karénine


Trio Karénine

Paloma Kouider, piano
Julien Dieudegard, violin
Louis Rodde, cello

Founded in Paris in 2009, Trio Karénine is now recognized as one of the most talented ensembles on the international scene. Guided from the outset by the musicians of the Ysaÿe Quartet, their commitment, their thirst for demanding standards and their stylistic research would later lead them along the paths of other great musicians: Menahem Pressler, Alfred Brendel, Hatto Beyerle, Ferenc Rados, Jean-Claude Pennetier…

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