March 7, 2018
Smetana Trio Extraordinary in U.S. Tour

Winners of the BBC's top Chamber Music Award in 2017 for their recording of Martinů's Complete Piano Trios, the Smetana Trio's critically acclaimed disc also received the Diapason d'Or​, ​​was named BBC Music Magazine​​’s Recording of the Month​, Recording of the Week​ in the Sunday Times, and a review from stating, “This is the greatest chamber disc I’ve heard in ages, and I can’t imagine a better introduction to Martinů's music."

Fresh off a 10-city coast-to-coast tour of the U.S. including performances in NYC, Chicago, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Los Angeles, the group received rave reviews and standing ovations for their thrilling interpretations of Shostakovich, Mendelssohn, and Zemlinsky:

Smetana Trio Dazzles in Durham
Duke Performances on February 17, 2018

"(A)s an ensemble, they are indeed a force to be reckoned with."
"The conclusion (of Shostakovich's Poéme)...was transcendent"
"...a fabulous concert."
—Classical Voice North Carolina 

Smetana Trio Makes Washington Debut
Phillips Collection on February 25, 2018

"...a thrilling evocation of the Hungarian folk dance."
—Washington Post 

Smetana Trio Brings World Class to Lewes
Coastal Concerts on February 24, 2018

"They gave masterful, sensitive and artistic voice to the genius of composers Alexander Zemlinsky, Dmitri Shostakovich and Felix Mendelssohn..."
—Cape Gazette

Quotes from Previous Tours
"The musicians knew where they were going and exactly how to get there, without wasted motion, in razor sharp turns and quick sprints." 
—OC Register

“The passion for music of their homeland was matched by musical skill, flawless ensemble, and exceptional communicative ability.” 
American Record Guide 

More information about the Smetana Trio here: 
Bio - Programs - Recordings - Video

The Smetana Trio will be back in North America in late February/early March 2019. Limited availability.  All North American inquiries may be directed to:

Jason Belz, Vice President, Director of Booking and Artist Manager

Gregory Brown, Booking Associate

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