Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel Overture in C major (arranged by Mark Gotham)
Bohuslav Martinu Trio for Flute, Cello and Piano
Mel Bonis Scènes de la forêt (arranged by Roseanna Dunn)
Carl Czerny Fantasia Concertante for Flute, Cello and Piano Op.256
The London-based Marsyas Trio, formed of Australian flautist Helen Vidovich, Canadian cellist Valerie Welbanks and Belarusian pianist Olga Stezhko, are graduates of the Royal Academy of Music. Showcasing a hugely diverse repertoire from the Classical and Romantic eras to the present day, the Marsyas Trio’s programming illuminates a forgotten canon of repertoire for the flute-cello-piano trio, whilst inspiring a generation of new works through commissioning and recording projects. Recent concert highlights include performances at Kettle’s Yard, Conway Hall, BBC Radio3, the Red House Aldeburgh for Britten-Pears Arts and the Three Choirs Festival.
The Marsyas Trio has an upcoming CD release on the Métier label in Spring 2024, featuring collaborations with award-winning Mezzo-Soprano Lotte Betts-Dean. Their past albums include ‘A Triple Portrait’ (Meridian Records 2015), and ‘In the Theatre of Air’ (NMC Recordings 2018), which debuted at No. 7 on the classical charts, with reviews in Gramophone, BBC Music Magazine (4-stars), Tempo, the Sunday Times, and broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and RTÉ Lyric FM.
The Trio are passionate cross-art collaborators and educators with a portfolio including multimedia projects with the Smoking Apples puppeteers and filmmaker Julian Hand, and various outreach projects for children and teenagers across the UK. They are Artist By-Fellows at Churchill College, Cambridge University 2022-24.
Generous support has been received from the RVW, Hope Scott and Marchus Trusts, PRS, Hinrichsen and Britten-Pears Foundations, the Ambache and Fidelio Charitable Trusts, Francis Routh Trust, HMUK and Arts Council England.