Piano Trio

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Piano Trio in A minor

Op. 50 • “In Memory of a Great Artist”

About this work...

Bearing the inscription "To the memory of a great artist," this trio was dedicated to the recently deceased pianist Nikolai Rubinstein, with whom Tchaikovsky had maintained a difficult friendship. Fittingly, the trio's piano part is quite challenging and often overwhelms the material for violin and cello. Tchaikovsky w... read more