The Felici Piano Trio is the musical home of Belgian pianist Steven Vanhauwaert German violinist Rebecca Hang and American cellist Brian Schuldt.
Felici members are prize winners of the Los Angeles Liszt, Yellow Springs, and Osaka music competitions. The vibrant threesome has performed over 350 concerts in Europe, South America and the U.S. and has distinguished itself as a unique presence on the national music scene since coming to Mammoth Lakes as grantee of Chamber Music Americaís Rural Residencies Program and as a California Arts Councilís (CAC) Touring Roster ensemble. The ensemble has concertized in Germany under the auspices of Rhineland-Palatinateís Kultursommer, and appeared on 3SAT and ZDF Television as well as recorded for German Southwest Radio (SWF).
The trio has recorded four CDs, Chamber Music of Women Composers, Tchaikovskyís Trio in A Minor, a 2004 live recording of Beethovenís ìGhostî Trio & Brahmsí Trio op. 87, and Ravelís Piano Trio and Saint-SaÎns Piano Trio, opus 18. Along with the traditional repertoire, Felici regularly programs works by female and contemporary composers.
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, opus 58
Allegro assai vivace
Molto allegro e vivace
Joan Tower (1938*)
“Big Sky” for Piano Trio
Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Piano Trio in F Minor, opus 65
Allegro ma non troppo
Allegro con brio