Trio Karénine

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Great reviews for Schumann CD II

"The interpreters demonstrate here an exquisite maturity made of restraint and humility, poignant with its infinite subtlety, before they jump into a happy finale which disperse the [...] Read more

Chamber Music Residency

The Trio Karénine takes part at the Aix-en-Provence Festival's residency from 13 to 22d of June! [...] Read more

Great Reviews for Schumann CD

We have received two great reviews for our Schumann Piano Trios 1 & 2 CD:
4 stars and great words from Classica Magazine & a very nice review from Gramophone Magazine.
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Paloma Kouider, piano
Fanny Robilliard, violin
Louis Rodde, cello

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Winner of the ARD international Competition in 2013 – at which the Trio Karénine was awarded top prize and several special prizes –, the young French piano trio is greeted for its musical integrity and its special impetus by both the critic and the most respected artists of today.

The ensemble has performed in major halls including Wigmore Hall in London, Salle Pleyel and Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, Musée des Beaux-Arts in Montréal, Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Prinzregentheater and Herkulessaal in Munich. The trio has also made its debuts in China with a tour in the Festival Croisements and in Japan.

Particularly praised in Germany, the trio received the prestigious Nordmetall-Ensemble Prize from the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festspiele in 2015 with bassist Laurène Durantel and violist Krzysztof Chorzelski. The trio also appeared in the prestigious Arte’s series « Stars von Morgen» presented by Rollando Villazon.

The three musicians are graduated from Paris and Lyon CNSM, the Paris Ecole Normale and studied further individually with internationally well-known teachers in Leipzig, Vienna and Berlin.

Founded in Paris in 2009 and now formed by Paloma Kouider (piano), Fanny Robilliard (violin) and Louis Rodde (cello), the trio has chosen to bear the name of Tolstoï’s heroine for the vital impulse that lives in her. The ensemble studied with charismatic chamber music artists, such as the Ysaÿe Quartet, Menahem Pressler, Ferenc Rados, [...] Read more


Radio "Les Plaisirs du Quatuor"

Monday, 24th October 2016
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Concert in Toulouse

Tuesday, 8th November 2016
Location: Toulouse
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Thursday, 17th November 2016
Location: Hamburg
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Friday, 18th November 2016
Location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
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