arc 20022 – Beethoven: String trios Op. 3, Op. 9 nos. 2 and 3

Since its founding in 1999, the string trio ZPR has established itself as one of the most prominent chamber ensembles in the Nordic countries. Apart from playing the well-established trio repertoire, it focuses the expansion of this repertoire, many contemporary works are dedicated to the trio ZPR. Over the years the trio has been awarded a number of prizes and honours, such as two Swedish “Grammis” for Bach’s Goldberg Variations and Mozart’s Divertimento. In this release, the trio ZPR presents the String trios Op. 3 and Op. 9, nos. 2 and 3 by Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven himself wrote about these works: “This is the best I have ever written – so far!”