Valette Piano Trio

Festival Début Concerts

4:30pm to 6:00pm, Thursday 31 May 2018

Ambleside Parish Church (St Mary's)


Haydn  Piano Trio in G,  No 39 Hob XV/25

Schumann 4 Fantasiestücke in A minor Op 88

Tchaikowsky Piano Trio in A minor Op 35

Patrons of Lake District Summer Music are delighted to welcome this young piano trio, who are all studying at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM).

The Valette Piano Trio is Tianyang Han (Piano), Lu Liu (Violin) and Yuuki Bouterey-Ishido (Cello). They won the 2017 RNCM Hirsch prize, where they performed Beethoven's piano trio 'Ghost' Op.70 No.1. They will be performing again in the Christopher Rowland Ensemble of the Year Prize on Wednesday 27th June 2018.

This concert is our Tea & Cakes Summer Concert, and therefore refreshments are available from 2.45pm onwards. It's a time to meet friends, old and new, exchange news and views whilst enjoying delicious tea and cakes.

Tickets available on the door, or from Mrs Anne Feeney, telephone 01539 728471 or email

This is part of a series of concerts by Patrons of LDSM, a registered charity supporting Lake District Summer Music (No 516781).

Valette Piano Trio
Event artists
Valette Piano Trio

Lu Liu is in her second year studying at the RNCM with International Chair in Violin, Professor Yair Kless. From 2009-2015 she studied at the Middle School Shenyang Conservatory of Music in China. In 2014, aged 17, Lu was awarded 2nd place for her performance of Sibelius Violin Concerto in the Lu Yi Bei Violin Competition. She continues to enjoy her solo work whilst also being a keen chamber musician: she is a member of the Valette Piano Trio whose performance at the recent RNCM Hirsch Prize received a highly commended special mention.

Lake District Summer Music is proud to be associated with

Lakes Culture
South Lakeland District Council (SLDC)
First World War Centenary
The Royal Over-Seas League