University House welcomes back the Melbourne Piano Trio who have quickly established itself as one of the most dynamic and sought-after chamber music groups in Australia.
The Trio combines the versatile and unique talents of three young Australian musicians: violinist Holly Piccoli, cellist Chris Howlett, and pianist Rhodri Clarke.
Holly is a graduate of the acclaimed Yale University and has an extensive solo and chamber music career in America and has performed at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall and toured Japan and Singapore with American Orchestra’s. Holly returns home twice a year to Australia to perform with Melbourne Piano Trio and also Australian Chamber Orchestra.
Chris Howlett is cellist, producer and director and loves the varied lifestyle that this enables. As a cellist he focus is on chamber music performances with the trio as well as duo performances of the cello Sonata repertoire with close friends. He performs regularly at a number of Australian festivals and has performed concertos around the world.
Rhodri has had an amazing career in Europe, graduating from the Royal College of the Arts with First Class Honors. He has recorded on many of the main labels and performed in all the major concert halls of Europe. In Australia he is on faculty at the Australian National Academy of Music and maintains a heavy schedule of chamber music.
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