Trio Les Esprits

Piano trio

Since they first met, it is a true musical friendship that develops between pianist Adam Laloum, violinist Yang Mi-sa and cellist Victor Julien-Laferrière.

This complicity confirmed during their first concert in February 2009. They decided in 2012 to form the Trio les Esprits.

In parallel to a sustained individual activity, each of them (Adam Laloum, 1st Prize of the Clara Haskil Competition, Victor Julien-Laferrière, 1st Prize of the Queen Elisabeth Competition, Mi-sa Yang, 1st Prize of the Yehudi Menuhin Competition), has always blossomed in the practice of chamber music.
All three followed the chamber music  class of Vladimir Mendelssohn at the CNSM de Paris.

They have since then the opportunity to perform concerts at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées, Folles Journées de Nantes, Tokyo, Théâtre de la Criée in Marseille, Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Festival de Menton, Festival de Deauville, Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique de Paris, Zermatt, Musée de la Vie Romantique, Festival de l’Épau, Festival des Pianissimes, etc.

The first recording of the Trio les Esprits was released in 2014 for the label Mirare and is dedicated to Beethoven Trio No. 6 and Schumann No. 3 for which The Strad said : “This captivating performance recreates the tantalising sensation of a composer barely managing to rein in his creative imagination, which is the very essence of late Schumann.

The Trio les Esprits is in residence at the Polignac Singer-Polignac since July 2012.

Press

The intensity of the cello of Victor Julien-Laferrière, the radiant violin of Mi-Sa Yang, mingle in a sovereign equilibrium with the ever-dense piano, carrying the heaviest secrets of Adam Laloum. Passionate enthusiasm, desperate singing, exquisite finesse maintain an incredible tension, until the abundant final movement. This memorable performance undoubtedly places Trio les Esprits among the greatest Trios of today.
Diapason – Bertrand Boissard – May 4, 2017
Schubert Trio no. 2, op. 100, Festival de Pâques de Deauville

 

This captivating performance recreates the tantalising sensation of a composer barely managing to rein in his creative imagination, which is the very essence of late Schumann.
The Strad, Julian Haylock, Tuesday, 06 May 2014

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