Borletti-Buitoni Trust
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Mithras Trio
Piano Trio
BBT Award 2024

Mithras Trio - Biography

Ionel Manciu violin
Leo Popplewell cello
Dominic Degavino piano

Established in 2017 while students at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, the Mithras Trio boasts an impressive portfolio of top prizes in addition to its BBT Award including the Trondheim International Chamber Music and Royal Over-Seas League competitions and the Royal Philharmonic Society Henderson Chamber Ensemble Award, all in 2019. The Trio was also selected as Kirckman Concert Society Young Artists (2019/20), Countess of Munster Trust Recital Scheme Artists (2020-23) and BBC New Generation Artists (2021-23). It has toured the UK, Europe and Canada and recorded extensively for radio as well as giving live broadcast concerts from several major music festivals. A passionate exponent of contemporary music, the Trio has given world premieres of works by Péter Tornyai and Joy Lisney. In November 2023 Linn Records released the Trio’s debut album, Eros, featuring works by Bridge, Grime, Erőd and Ginastera.

Photographs by Matthew Johnson