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Albany Trio premieres Hiraeth

I first heard the Albany Piano Trio in 2014 when they presented a programme comprising only the work of female composers. I was immediately struck by their attention to detail and the precision of their ensemble playing, but also by the sensitivity and deeper impression of musical understanding in their performances. So I was naturally delighted when they were invited to present a concert in the 2016 Late Music series and that I was commissioned to write a new piece for them. Many composers have recorded that they have found piano trios especially difficult to write because the sheer power of the piano can dominate the ensemble (although this was never a problem with the Albany Trio); for

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