The Eurelia Trio takes its name from a small town in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. In the Jadliaura language, eurelia translates as “place of the ear”.

Paris Netting (violin), Hamish Netting (cello) and Yundi Yuan (piano), all recent graduates of the Elder Conservatorium at the University of Adelaide, formed the trio following a 2022 masterclass in which they found a common voice. They are three of the best young performers on the Adelaide scene, and the formation of the Eurelia Trio seems a natural and most welcome evolutionary step, both for them and for Adelaide music.

Eurelia Trio: Paris Netting (left), Yundi Yuan and Hamish Netting. Photo © Chris Reid

The intimate venue, Urrbrae House, is a gracious two-storey mansion of 1891, situated on the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus on Kaurna Country. Urrbrae House is both a museum and the home of Vivente Music’s Twilight Concert series — an ideal setting for this concert exploring Russian Romantic chamber music.

The concert opened with Mikhail Glinka’s delightful Trio Pathétique in D minor, for violin, cello and piano (1832), a...