Horszowski Trio
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Horszowski Piano Trio
comprised of: Jesse Mills, violin; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Rieko Aizawa, piano
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Hailed by The New Yorker as “destined for great things,” when the members of the Horszowski Trio (Hor-SHOV- ski) – Jesse Mills, Raman Ramakrishnan, and Rieko Aizawa – played together for the first time, they immediately felt the spark of a unique connection. Many years of close friendship had created a deep trust between the players, which in turn led to exhilarating expressive freedom.


Two-time Grammy-nominated violinist Jesse Mills first performed with Raman Ramakrishnan, founding cellist of the prize-winning Daedalus Quartet, at the Kinhaven Music School over twenty years ago, when they were children. In New York City, they met pianist Rieko Aizawa, who, upon being discovered by the late violinist and conductor Alexander Schneider, had made her U.S. debuts at the Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall. Their musical bonds were strengthened at various schools and festivals around the world, including the Juilliard School and the Marlboro Festival.


In the four years since their formal debut performance at Rockefeller University in NYC in December 2011, they have already been booked for almost 200 concerts in the U.S. and tours of Japan and India. They often collaborate with guest musicians, including violists, clarinetists and singers. Recent guests include members of the Pacifica, Guarneri and Tokyo Quartets.


Ms. Aizawa was the last pupil of the legendary pianist, Mieczysław Horszowski (1892-1993), at the Curtis Institute. The Trio takes inspiration from Mr. Horszowski’s musicianship, integrity, and humanity. Like Horszowski, the Trio presents repertoire spanning the traditional and the contemporary. As an ensemble-in-residence of the Electric Earth Concerts, the Trio premiered the work by Eric Moe “Welcome to Phase Space” in 2014. They have also recorded “For Daniel” by Joan Tower for a part of the celebration album of the composer’s 75th birthday. The violinist of the Trio, Jesse Mills, who is also a composer and arranger, has written a work for the group “Painted Shadow,” which was commissioned by and premiered at Bargemusic in Brooklyn, NY in January, 2015.


In addition, they seek to perform works from the trove of composers with whom Horszowski had personal contact, such as Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Fauré, Martinu, Villa-Lobos, and Granados. Their debut recording, an album of works by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, and D’Indy – in memory of Mieczysław Horszowski – was released by Bridge Records in the winter of 2014.


Based in New York City, the members of the Horszowski Trio teach at the Longy School of Music of Bard College.

(January 2016)

“The Horszowskis are power players.” - The Los Angeles Times

“ Lithe, persuasive.”   - The New York Times

“Impressive.”   - The New York Times

Destined for great things.   - The New Yorker

“ Eloquent, enthralling.”   - The Boston Globe