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Piano trios from three centuries

Program

Dmitry Shostakovitch (1906-1975) - Piano trio nr 1 in c-minor, op. 8
Kaija Saariaho (f 1952) - Light and Matter for piano trio (2014)
Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) - Piano trio in a-minor, op. 50

Artists

Philip Zuckerman, violin,
Kristina Winiarski, cello,
Pontus Carron, piano

Information about the artists

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Trio Philip Zuckerman-Kristina Winiarski-Pontus Carron Photo: Christopher Hästbacka

Philip Zuckerman, violin, won first prize in the 2017 Padova International Music Competition, as well as of Bergen
Philharmonic Orchestra’s Soloist Competition. Recent and upcoming concerts include solo engagements with Baden-Baden Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Nova and Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto. He has also performed in venues such as Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and Peter Jay Sharp Theater, South Bank Centre in London, Philharmonic Hall Baden- Baden, Grieg Hall in Bergen, and Stockholm Philharmonic Concert Hall.
Chamber music holds a special place in Philip’s life, and he has appeared in concert with mezzo- soprano Joyce DiDonato, as well as members of the Cleveland, Cavani, and Vertavo string quartets. He has also made appearances at Aurora Chamber Music Festival, Casalmaggiore Music Festival, Gotland Chamber Music Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Tanglewood Music Festival, and Usedom Music Festival.
Philip is a recipient of grants from, among others, the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, Sixten Gemzeus Foundation, the Swedish Order of Freemasons, and the American Scandinavian Society. He recently finished his studies at The Juilliard School with Itzhak Perlman and Donald Weilerstein. Past teachers include Natasha Beshulya, Catherine Cho, and Ulf Wallin. This is his first appearance in Allhelgonakyrkan.

Kristina Winiarski, cello, studied at the Malmö Music School, the music school of Zagreb and the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein for Professor Valter Despalj. She has received scholarships from the Royal Academy of Music, Sandrew Scholarship Fund and the Freemasons in Stockholm and won a number of awards at competitions in Sweden, Denmark, Estonia and the USA and has appeared as a soloist with several orchestras internationally, including with the Zagreb Philharmonic Hall in Croatia, the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC, the National Philharmonic in Maryland, USA, and St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra of Russia. Kristina has a keen interest in chamber music and has regularly participated in festivals, including Lyckå Chamber of Blekinge, "Next Generation Festival Bad Ragaz" in Switzerland, "Copenhagen Summer Festival" in Copenhagen, "Lienzo Norte Festival" in Avila, Spain, and has performed in two of the summer festivals in Allhelgonakyrkan in Stockholm, the latest one in 2016.

Pontus Carron, piano, studied at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm under Ingeborg Klose-Akesson, Ann-Sofi Klingberg and Stefan Bojsten and in the spring 2017 he finished his master studies at Edsberg Manor in Stockholm under the guidance of professor Mats Widlund.
Pontus has received a number of prizes through out the years, recently including the 1st prize in Stockholm International Music Competition 2017 and Scholarships from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music and The Grand Lodge of Sweden.
He has attended several master classes with well-known pianists and professors such as Konstantin Bogino, Angela Hewitt, Andrea Padova, Valentina Lisitsa, Marianna Shirinyan, Staffan Scheja and Leslie Howard.
This will be his first appearance in Allhelgonakyrkan.