was formed for a performance of Beethoven’s Trio Op.11 in 2004 when its members were students of the Sibelius Academy. The trio has since then mainly focused on performing Classical and Romantic works on period instruments.
Asko Heiskanen first studied the clarinet in his hometown of Kuopio, Finland and later on at the Sibelius Academy and the Geneva Conservatory of Music. He also pursued further studies in historical clarinet and chalumeau with Lorenzo Coppola at the Catalonia College of Music in Barcelona. Heiskanen has been successful in competitions, most notably in 1995 when he won first prize in the Crusell Clarinet Competition. He has performed as a soloist with various orchestras and as a chamber musician in many European music festivals. Heiskanen is also a member of the Tapiola Sinfonietta.
Jussi Seppänen is a versatile cellist who moves with ease between the cello section of the Finnish National Opera, chamber music and various early music groups, ao. the Finnish Baroque Orchestra, the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra and Baccano. He studied cello at the Tampere Conservatory, the Sibelius Academy and the Amsterdam Conservatory.
Jerry Jantunen started his piano studies at Lappeenranta Music Institute at the age of five. He continued with Hui-Ying Tawaststjerna, Eero Heinonen and Tuija Hakkila at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and graduated in 2007. He also studied the fortepiano with Tuija Hakkila. Jerry Jantunen was a laureate of the Musica Antiqua Brugge fortepiano competition in 2001. He performs as a soloist and chamber musician on both historical and modern instruments.