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 America’s Rural Residencies Program and as a California Arts Council’s (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, Tchaikovsky’s Trio in A Minor, a 2004 live recording of Beethoven’s “Ghost” Trio & Brahms’ Trio op. 87, and Ravel’s Piano Trio and Saint-Sans Piano Trio, opus 18. Along with the traditional repertoire, Felici regularly programs works by female and contemporary composers.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Sonata for Piano and Violin in A Major, K. 526
Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Piano Trio in E-Flat Major, opus 70 no. 2
Poco sostenuto – Allegro ma non troppo
Allegretto ma non troppo
Anton Arensky (1861-1906)
Trio in D minor, opus 32
Scherzo – Allegro molto
Elegia – Adagio
Finale – Allegro non troppo