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About The Late Night Trio

Versatile piano trio: performs as *soprano, violin, piano* - *2 violins, piano* - *violin, cello, piano* with a wide and varied repertoire.
Piano trio
Newton Abbot
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The trio's members had been playing and performing music together for a number of years before founding the aptly named Late Night Trio in 2012. Rehearsals have been known to take up a large part of Tuesday nights, thoroughly enjoyed by the group. The available repertoire is being continuously enlarged by their own arrangements to include the solo violin as an obligato instrument, duetting with or accompanying the soprano voice. 2014/15/16 saw performances of Italian, French and German song repertoire, including works by Paolo Tosti, Reynaldo Hahn, Camille Saint-Saens and Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. In spring 2017, another evening for the Italian Club Totnes followed on from a "Musical Postcards" concert in Littlehempston. One of the highlights of 2018 was teaming up with the up and coming violinist, 15 year-old Alex Badura (violin) for a concert in Exeter featuring Dvorak's Bagatells and excerpts from Schumann's piano quartet. The trio is also available as a Wedding and Function band, catering for classical, folk or more modern tastes.

Performance details
We can perform outdoors
We have vehicles we can use to travel to gigs
We require car parking close to venues
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Classical, Baroque, Opera, Tango, German music, Argentinian, Bossa nova, French music, Italian music
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Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Albinoni, Adagio for strings
Ave Maria, Schubert
Ave Maria, Bach/ Gounod
A thousand years
Bach, Air on the G string
Bach, various trios
Brahms, Gestillte Sehnsucht
Brahms, various trios
Can't help falling in love with you
Handel, Air from Watermusic
Handel, Lascia ch'io pianga
Handel, Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel, Ombra mai fu
Handel, Queen of Sheiba
Handel, various trios
Jealousy, Tango
Moszkovski, Spanish Dances
Mozart, Ave verum
Mozart, Eine kleine Nachtmusik
Mozart, Exultate, jubilate
Mozart, Un moto di gioja
Mozart, various trios
Pachelbel's Canon
Piazzolla, various Tangos
Rossini, Italian songs
Tosti, Italian songs
Verdi, Italian songs
Vivaldi, various trios
Vivaldi, Vieni, vieni, o mio diletto
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Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We have a flexible line-up of standard piano trio, i.e. violin, cello, piano; or soprano, violin/ viola, piano; or two violins and piano; or violin, viola and piano.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

No, as we are a fully acoustic ensemble, we do not get involved in anything requiring an amplified set up.

How much time do you need to set up?

We only need about ten to fifteen minutes to set up

Can you roam around while you perform?

No, the cello and the piano are essentially not movable during the performance.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Of course, we are very happy to select all the details with you in advance and will do our best to arrange songs especially for you as required.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

Yes, we bring all our own equipment, and just need three chairs without arm rests for our performance.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, we can arrange and add some songs to our repertoire especially for you. In some cases, there may be an extra charge for this.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We often hear remarks about our enthusiastic and sensitive performances - we love what we do.

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

As a trio, we have played in many venues throughout the Southwest, from churches and halls to private homes for our well-received house concerts. Individually, we have performed in prestigious venues in England and abroad, including Bath Guildhall, Germany and even Ghana.

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

One of our favourite artists is Tim Kliphuis, an amazing Gypsy Jazz violinist.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

We have played several times for the pleasure of Dame Janet Rittermann in various venues.


Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£390
Up to 2 hours£480
Up to 3 hours£520


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Rosemary R, 3 years ago

Thank you, Late Night Trio - you were really great, just as I expected. It was fun making the arrangement for you to play and you made sure the whole team was there on time, looking good and playing with energy and such style. I’m guessing half the hall wouldn’t have known how good you are but the other half certainly enjoyed your music. And I was really happy to hear you play - and sing as well – what a voice you have. You are so versatile – cello, violin, lyra and singing and all to such a remarkably high standard. You played (and sang) a very good choice of music – and clearly you all loved playing it; I think that makes a big difference to the members of the audience’s own pleasure. Thank you so much for coming, for sorting yourselves out without any fuss and for making a significant difference to this celebration of the community hall's 50th anniversary! Your presence enabled the Courtenay Centre to raise its profile amongst the local movers and shakers, and the committee was amazed at the impact you made.