Who we are

“Again the pleasure of playing together dominates within the Trio Aralia, [...] They give an intelligent reading of the score, being finely tempestuous [...]” Pétra Wauters -Wukali, Festival International de Piano de la Roque d’Anthéron -August 2019

Prize winners of the International Johannes Brahms Competition 2019 (Austria), and of the International Leopold Bellan Competition (France), supported by the Meyer Foundation, the Trio Aralia has been taught through a cosmopolitan course : selected for the new ECMAster program, the trio Aralia currently studies are the Conservatoire de Paris with Claire Désert, Ami Flamer and the Trio Wanderer, and will continue studying at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst de Vienne and at the Koninklijk Conservatorium den Haag. 

Thanks to ProQuartet - Centre Européen de Musique de Chambre , where they are Ensemble Résident since 2019, they have been selected to participate to a residency at the Lourmarin castle in april 2020, at the Villefavard-en-Mimousin Farm in august 2020 and to go on tour in Russia, co-organized with « Live Music Now ».

The Trio Aralia is invited to perform all around Europe in festivals and halls such as : the Festival International de piano de la Roque d'Anthéron were they were Ensemble en Résidence, at “Festival Vues d'ensemble” in France, in the “Musée Jean-Jacques Henner” in Paris, in the “New Jerusalem Museum” in Russia, or in the “Nieuwe Kerk” in The Hague, where they played live on Radio West.


The Trio Aralia received teaching from Alban Berg quartet members (Güther Pichler, Hatto Beyerle), Quatuor Talich members (Jan Talich, Petr Prause), Trio Wanderer members or Ébène Quartet members, Alasdair Tait (Belcea Quartet), Patrick Jüdt, Emmanuel Strosser, Olivier Charlier, Lise Berthaud, or Avedis Kouyoumdjian.

Ida Derbesse

Born in 1997 in a family of musicians, Ida Derbesse began playing the violin at the age of five. In 2014, she joined the University of Music of Geneva in the class of Sergey Ostrovsky, then the Master of Performance of the London Guildhall School of Music and Drama in the class of Krzysztof Smietana in 2017. In March 2018 Ida is welcomed in the new Academy of the Orchester de Paris, where she is a member from January to June 2019.


Laureate of the AIMS Concerto Competition and the Neuchatel Interpretive Competition, Ida is also a finalist at the International Ysaÿe Music Competition 2018 and laureate of the International Johannes Brahms Competition with the Trio Aralia.


Passionate about Chamber Music since a very young age, Ida joined the Aralia Trio in 2019. As a chamber musician, she has performed at Wigmore Hall (UK), Barbican Hall (UK), Salle Cortot (France) and has many festivals such as 'ProCorda North' (UK), 'Muzyczna Korzkiew' (Poland), AIMS Festival (Spain), 'Classical2016' (Spain) with Sergey Ostrovsky, Natacha Tchich and Pavel Gomziakov, at 'Gaia Festival' '(Switzerland) with the Aviv Quartet, Denis Severin and Marcin Habela or the' Guildhall Chamber Festival 'with the Endellion Quartet and Adrian Brendel.


In addition to her chamber music career, Ida performs regularly as a soloist, and is also frequently called upon to perform with the Orchestre de Paris, the Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Lyon, the London Mozart Players, the Orchestre Colonne and is often invited as solo violin of Ensemble Via Luce with whom she will perform Soloist in 2020.


Ida plays a 1895 Leandro Bisiach violin warmly praised by a patron.

Proudly created by the Trio Aralia somewhere between Vienna, Paris, The Hague, or anywhere else !