Meet the trio

The Larisa Piano Trio are an award-winning chamber group formed in 2016 at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester. Holders of the prestigious Christopher Rowland Chamber Music Ensemble of the Year Award as well as the RNCM Weil Prize, they have had many competitive successes.

The trio were recently invited to play in Wigmore Hall in a masterclass with György Pauk. They were also invited to perform in the 2019 Joseph Haydn: Innovation and Inspiration Chamber Music Festival and upcoming Leeds International Festival.

The trio are passionate about new music, having worked with Michael Finnissy on a new Piano Trio dedicated to the ensemble as well as performing regularly for the Norfolk Composers Group.

They are very grateful to have received tutelage from Levon Chilingirian, Donald Grant, Johannes Meissl and Petr Prause amongst others.

As well as giving classical concerts nationwide, contemporary collaboration across the arts is an integral part of the trio's ethos. Excessive Human Collective, a contemporary dance group, are long term partners of the trio. The trio are supported by the RNCM Entrepreneurship Award which has funded this collaboration.

Eliette Harris

Violin

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Violinist Eliette Harris enjoys a busy and varied career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player and pedagogue. In the past year she has performed professionally with Manchester Camerata, featuring on their past two CD releases with Gabor Takacs-Nagy and…

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Rosie Spinks

Cello

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Rosie currently studies under Jennifer Langridge at the Royal Northern College of Music. Previous teachers include Julian Metzger and Emma Ferrand and she has played in masterclasses with Ian Pressland and Leonard Elschenbroich. As a soloist, she was invited to…

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Jasmin Allpress

Piano

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Jasmin Allpress is 21 years old and is originally from Bath. She began playing the piano at six and continued her studies at Chetham’s School of Music at sixteen, studying with Peter Lawson and Graham Caskie. Having spent three years…

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