Music Trio Gaspard: Jonian Ilias Kadesha, Vashti Hunter, Nicholas Rimmer

Dance and choreography concept: Luka Marie Fritsch

PRÉSENCE is a cooperation between the music trio Gaspard and the dancer Luka Marie Fritsch. They perform Bernd Alois Zimmermanns Ballet blanc en cinq scènes pour violon, violoncelle et piano. PRÉSENCE had performances in Cologne, Berlin, Hannover, Povoa de Varzim (Portugal) and Bonn.

Founded in 2010, Trio Gaspard is one of the most sought-after piano trios of its generation, praised for their unique and fresh approach to the score.

Trio Gaspard is regularly invited to perform at major international concert halls, such as Wigmore Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, Essen Philharmonie, Grafenegg Castle Austria, Salle Molière Lyon, NDR Rolf-Liebermann Hall, Hamburg and Shanghai Symphony Hall as well as making appearances at festivals such as Heidelberger Frühling, Mantua Chamber Music Festival, Boswiler Sommer and PODIUM Festival Esslingen. Important engagements over the past year include recitals in Belfast, Trieste, Naples, Bern, Heidelberg, Grafenegg Festspiele as well as in Berlin’s new ‘Pierre Boulez’ Hall. A highlight of 2018 was performing Beethoven triple concerto twice in Switzerland under the baton of eminent musician and conductor, Gabor Takács-Nagy