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Fujita Piano Trio
At a performance in Sweden, 2009
Background information
OriginJapan
GenresClassical music
Years active1999–present
LabelsIntim Music, ASV Records
Websitewww.fujitapianotrio.com
MembersArisa Fujita - violin
Honoka Fujita - cello
Megumi Fujita - piano

The Fujita Piano Trio is a piano trio consisting of three Japanese sisters, Arisa Fujita (藤田 ありさ) (violinist), Honoka Fujita (藤田 ほのか) (cellist), and Megumi Fujita (藤田 めぐみ) (pianist).[1]

Early years

The sisters began playing chamber music together since early childhood. Arisa and Honoka studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, and Megumi at the Yehudi Menuhin School and the Royal College of Music, London.

The trio received coaching from David Takeno and the Takács Quartet. They won the Chamber Music Prize at the Guildhall School in 1994.[2]

Career

They debuted at the Wigmore Hall in London in March 1999, which launched their career.[3] The trio has performed in the UK and overseas.

The trio was awarded the 2007 Kyoto Aoyama Barocksaal Prize.[4]

Discography

References

  1. ^ "Profile". Fujita Piano Trio. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
  2. ^ "Sanctuary Classics Artists biographies". Fujita Piano Trio. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Musical Opinion". Fujita Trio at the Wigmore. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Barocksaal Prize past winners list". Archived from the original on 3 April 2011. Retrieved 17 September 2010.