Sergio Costa, piano
Emanuele Brilli, violin
Matilde Michelozzi, cello
Trio Sheliak was founded in 2019 at the Fiesole Music Academy from the shared passion for piano trio. They first studied with Daniela De Santis, essential for the training and the growth of the group.
In October 2021 the trio won the selection for the Stauffer Artist Diploma with the Quartetto di Cremona at Stauffer Academy, and it is selected to join Le Dimore del Quartetto network.
In 2020 and 2021 they won the audition to take part in the prestigious Jeunesses Musicales International Chamber Music Campus in the city of Weikersheim, where they had the opportunity to study with the members of Vogler Quartett, Cuarteto Casals, and also with Heime Müller and Marianna Shirinyan. They also attended masterclasses with Alfred Brendel, Trio di Parma, Patrick Jüdt and Patrizio Serino.
They have been awarded with numerous prizes, as the First absolute Prize at the Premio Crescendo 2021 Competition, the Second Prize at the Rospigliosi Competition 2022, the First Chamber Music Prize at 17th International Competition City of Padua, First absolute Prize at the 21st International Competition Valsesia Musica with the “Città di Borgosesia” Scolarship, First Prize at the 14th Competition City of Piove di Sacco. They have been invited to perform in music festivals all over Italy.
The members of the trio are currently studying in important Swiss institutions like the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne, Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana and Luzerner Sinfonieorchester.