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Naumburg Trio

Naumburg Trio


Piano Trio

Frank Huang, violin
David Requiro, cello
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

The newly-formed Naumburg Trio takes its name from the Naumburg Competition, one of the oldest and most prestigious music competitions in the world. The members of the trio are all Naumburg winners – Violinist Frank Huang won in 2003, cellist David Requiro won in 2008 and pianist Gilles Vonsattel was the 2002 winner.

Huang was named concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic in 2015. In addition to his Naumburg victory, he was the first prize winner of the 2000 Hannover International Violin Competition. Before joining the Houston Symphony as concertmaster in 2010, Huang held the position of first violinist of the Grammy Award–winning Ying Quartet and was a faculty member at the Eastman School of Music. He joined the faculty of the Juilliard School in 2017.

Requiro won first prize in both the Washington International and Irving M. Klein International String Competitions, and he captured a top prize at the Gaspar Cassadó International Violoncello Competition in Hachioji, Japan. Requiro has appeared as soloist with the Tokyo Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony and numerous orchestras across North America.

Vonsattel is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Geneva International Music Competition. He has appeared with the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Munich Philharmonic, and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, and he has performed in the U.S. and internationally with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center including several appearances at the UGA Performing Arts Center.

Naumberg Medalists’ Trio at RCMF

“The Rockport Chamber Music Festival’s impressive 36th season Thursday advanced as a strong piano trio brought splendidly varied music most audiences will not have heard very much.”

– Vance R. Koven, The Boston Musical IntelligencerRelated Link

19-20 Season Sample Programs

  • Program 1:
    Beethoven Piano Trio in E-flat Major, WoO
    Carter Epigrams
    Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1
    -Intermission-
    Tchaikovsky Trio  OR
    Schubert Trio in E-flat Major

    Program 2:
    Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1, No. 1 in E-flat Major
    Brahms Piano Trio in c minor, Op. 101
    -Intermission-
    Dvorak Piano Trio in f minor, Op. 65

    Program 3:
    Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1
    Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2
    -Intermission-
    Tchaikovsky Trio

19-20 Season Sample Programs

  • Program 1:
    Beethoven Piano Trio in E-flat Major, WoO
    Carter Epigrams
    Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1
    -Intermission-
    Tchaikovsky Trio  OR
    Schubert Trio in E-flat Major

    Program 2:
    Beethoven Piano Trio Op. 1, No. 1 in E-flat Major
    Brahms Piano Trio in c minor, Op. 101
    -Intermission-
    Dvorak Piano Trio in f minor, Op. 65

    Program 3:
    Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1
    Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 2
    -Intermission-
    Tchaikovsky Trio

Audio

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 8

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67 – III. Largo

Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A Minor, Op. 50 – II. Tema Con Variazoni

Documents

Short Biography

Frank Huang, violin
David Requiro, cello
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

The newly-formed Naumburg Trio takes its name from the Naumburg Competition, one of the oldest and most prestigious music competitions in the world. The members of the trio are all Naumburg winners – Violinist Frank Huang won in 2003, cellist David Requiro won in 2008 and pianist Gilles Vonsattel was the 2002 winner.

Full Biography

Frank Huang, violin
David Requiro, cello
Gilles Vonsattel, piano

The newly-formed Naumburg Trio takes its name from the Naumburg Competition, one of the oldest and most prestigious music competitions in the world. The members of the trio are all Naumburg winners – Violinist Frank Huang won in 2003, cellist David Requiro won in 2008 and pianist Gilles Vonsattel was the 2002 winner.

Huang was named concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic in 2015. In addition to his Naumburg victory, he was the first prize winner of the 2000 Hannover International Violin Competition. Before joining the Houston Symphony as concertmaster in 2010, Huang held the position of first violinist of the Grammy Award–winning Ying Quartet and was a faculty member at the Eastman School of Music. He joined the faculty of the Juilliard School in 2017.

Requiro won first prize in both the Washington International and Irving M. Klein International String Competitions, and he captured a top prize at the Gaspar Cassadó International Violoncello Competition in Hachioji, Japan. Requiro has appeared as soloist with the Tokyo Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony and numerous orchestras across North America.

Vonsattel is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Geneva International Music Competition. He has appeared with the Chicago Symphony, Boston Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Munich Philharmonic, and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, and he has performed in the U.S. and internationally with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center including several appearances at the UGA Performing Arts Center.