LOM PIANO TRIO
Joan Orpella, violin
José Mor, cello
Daniel Ligorio, piano
The LOM Piano Trio holds a strong and respected position in Spanish music and since its first concert in 2001 has aroused considerable interest among promoters and audiences. Its achievements have been recognised by leading musicians, including the cellist Lluís Claret, the conductor Antoni Ros Marbà and the cellist and founder of the Beaux Arts Trio, Bernard Greenhouse. Awards include first prize in the 2003 national Paper de Música de Capellades Competition, first prize and audience prize in the 2004 chamber music Montserrat Alavedra Competition, first prize in the eleventh International Music Tournament Competition in France in December 2004, and the special prize for best piano trio in the 2006 Verona Gaetano Zinetti Competition. The trio made its first recording in 2005, with works by Gerhard, Granados and Borgunyó, followed in 2007 by trios of Shostakovich. Other recordings include the complete Trios of Tomás Bretón for Naxos.
Photos courtesy of Mariano herrero