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The Mercian Piano Trio is one of the Midlands’ most vibrant and energetic classical music groups to have emerged in the last years, with a distinctive international flair.


Alongside Beate is violinist Clair Stanley, who studied in America with Emanuel Hurwitz. She has played with the Orchestra of the Swan, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the BBC Philharmonic, the Halle and Northern Sinfonia. She has also performed alongside Gil Shaham and Itzak Perlman. Cellist Peter Wilson studied at the Royal College of Music with Anna Shuttleworth where he won several awards. He plays Principal Cello with the Darwin Ensemble and most recently took part in a Classic FM full concert broadcast. As a solo cellist he was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and has recorded solo cello on feature films. 

Mendelssohn Dm 3rd movement.mp3Mercian Piano Trio
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Pennies from HeavenMercian Piano Trio
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