Hosted by musicologist, classical radio host, and Guarneri Hall’s Communications Director, Kylie Harwell, The Green Room podcast will kick off with day-to-day coverage of the 2020 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. The Fischoff organizers have responded to this year’s unique challenges by undertaking to move the entire competition online.
This episode of The Green Room includes interviews with our returning contestants—now all finalists—including the Quantum Clarinet Trio and the full Balourdet String Quartet, along with esteemed juror Norman Fischer. Hear their views on the importance of competition as a means of personal and musical growth.
- Clarinetist Elena Veronesi, cellist Johannes Przygodda, and pianist Bokyung Kim of the Quantum Clarinet Trio (Paris, France)
- Violinist Angela Bae, violinist Justin DeFilippis, violist Ben Zannoni, and cellist Russell Houston of the Balourdet String Quartet (Houston, Texas)
- Cellist and juror, Norman Fischer (Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Cello at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University)
Watch for the Fischoff 2020 wrap-up episode this evening!