“The tremendous intrinsic ability of the Mondrian Trio… the music is magic in their hands… lightness, precision, a polished style… these are the moments that make concert experience memorable.”
Ha’aretz, Gallery Magazin
“The innate talent of the three Israeli musicians puts them firmly in the ranks of recognized trios. The soulful rendering of Ben-Ari, the masterful playing of Bard, the passionate artistry of Karni… this is a trio that compares with the best.”
Berlin based Israeli born Pianist Ohad Ben-Ari, violinist Daniel Bard and cellist Hila Karni create a unique musical tapestry of exquisite sounds that expresses their extraordinary sensitivity, mature understanding and rich experience of music making.
In 2007, the Trio won first prize at the prestigious International Chamber Music Competition in Trieste, Italy, as well as receiving the Special Prize for their interpretation of a Brahms Trio and the "Young Award". In addition, they have won the audience prize at the 2008 Bologna Festival. Marcello Abbado, the noted Italian musician and composer dedicated a new work to the group, titled "Trio Mondrian". read more
“The Mondrian’s colours and textures in the Ravel are luminous with delicacy and gusto achieving a fine equilibrium.” – Gramophone
recording Ravel and Shostakovich in the Siemens-Villa, Berlin
Trio Mondrian- artist profile