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Clarinet Trio

Clarinet Trio

Trio - Instrumental


  • Ariel Lanyi - Piano
  • Maciej Kulakowski - Cello
  • Jonathan Leibovitz - Clarinet


FAURE: Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120

BRAHMS: Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op.114


BEETHOVEN: Trio for piano, clarinet & cello in E flat (composer's own arrangement of his septet Op. 20), Op. 38


In March 2023, Ariel was honored to receive the Prix Serdang, a Swiss prize awarded by the distinguished Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder. The prize is endowed with CHF 50,000 and is not a competition, but a recognition of a young pianist’s achievements and an investment in their future.

Prior to this Ariel won 3rd Prize (The Roslyn Lyons Bronze Medal) at the 2021 Leeds International Piano Competition, performing Brahms Concerto No.2 with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrew Manze in the Finals.

In the same year he was a prize winner in the inaugural Young Classical Artists Trust (London) and Concert Artists Guild (New York) International Auditions.

Highlights this season include a recording with the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg under the auspices of the Orpheum Stifftung as part of their Next Generation Mozart Soloist series. He gives recitals at the Kissinger Sommer, Fundaçion Juan March in Madrid, Wigmore Hall and Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.


In 2022 Jonathan was a prize-winner at the Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT) and Concert Artists Guild (New York) International Auditions held at Wigmore Hall.

He went on to receive the prestigious Arthur Waser Foundation and Lucerne Symphony Orchestra Award. The prize is endowed with 25,000 Swiss francs and includes debut appearances with the Lucerne Symphony Orchestra.

Nominated as a 2022 Rising Star Artist by Classic FM, this season Jonathan appears as soloist with the London Mozart Players, Jyväskylä Sinfonia conducted by Yoel Gamzou, and the Israel Sinfonietta. He records and performs chamber music with Südwestrundfunk in Bruchsaal and takes part in the Hauho Festival in Finland and the Bendigo Chamber Music Festival in Australia.


In 2015 at the age of 19, Maciej won 1st Prize and a special award at the Lutoslawski International Cello Competition. He was a Laureate in the Finals of the 2017 Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels, and a prize winner at the 2019 YCAT International Auditions in London

In 2022 he completed his studies at Kronberg Academy with Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt.

Highlights this season include concerts at Wigmore Hall, Berlin Konzerthaus and the Kronberg Festival. He takes part in the Cello Biennale in Amsterdam and gives recitals at the Bath, Newbury Spring, Brighton and Machynnleth Festivals in the UK.