Martin Adámek, Clarinet
Eva Boesch, Cello
Sun-Young Nam, Piano

To catch the audience: with a virtuosic dialogue between the very different timbres of the clarinet, cello, and piano; through the joy of making music together; through searching tirelessly for a shared sound. This is what makes Trio Catch stand out. It consists of Martin Adámek (clarinet), Eva Boesch (violoncello) and Sun-Young Nam (piano).

The trio have worked with numerous composers throughout the thirteen years of their collaboration, including Mark Andre, Georges Aperghis, Beat Furrer and Helmut Lachenmann, with whom they are also connected through various CD productions and radio recording projects. Trio Catch’s debut CD “in between” was released in 2014 on the col legno label, followed by the release of their second CD “Sanh” in 2016. In 2019 the label bastille musique released the CD "As if", which was awarded the German Record Critics’ Award (Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik), the Supersonic Award Luxembourg and the Clef d'Or de ResMusica in France.

The trio won the Hermann and Milena Ebel prize in 2012, the Berenberg Kulturprize in 2014 and was awarded with the Dwight and Ursula Mamlok Prize in 2018.

A busy schedule has already seen Trio Catch playing concerts in South America, Asia and Europe, in venues such as the Cologne Philharmonic, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Philharmonie du Luxembourg, the Pierre Boulez Hall in Berlin as well as at festivals such as Ultraschall Berlin, Musica Strasbourg, Heidelberger Frühling, International Summer Course for New Music Darmstadt, Klangspuren Schwaz and the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik. During the 2015/16 season Trio Catch performed at some of the greatest concert halls in Europe as part of the European Concert Halls Organisation’s “Rising Stars” series. Highlights of the past seasons were performances at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the Pierre Boulez Saal Berlin, the Kölner Philharmonie and the Philharmonie Luxembourg.

The trio are also involved in music education. At Klangspuren Schwaz it taught young people in the children's composition workshop "lautstärker", at the Musikhochschule Hamburg it held a teaching position and regularly gives workshops for composers and interpreters at music colleges. In 2016, Trio Catch initiated “Ohrknacker”, their own series of workshop concerts. Each concert presents a selected piece of contemporary music, written especially for the trio.

Please use this biography without modification. Omissions and amendments are only allowed after consultation with the trio. 10/23