NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Backstage at Fischoff / 306
From the Top comes to you from the premier competition for teenage chamber music in the country this week—The Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. We hear all the adrenaline-filled performances and Christopher O’Riley interviews the young musicians who have made it to the finals as they compete for the gold medal at this amazing gathering.
Performers & Repertoire
Inga Våga Gaustad , 16, violin; Oda Holt Günther, 15, violin; Michael Andreas Grolid , 17, viola; Brage Botn Seim, 16, cello"Shepherd's Dance," "Source," Sachidao," and "Rustic Dance" from Miniatures for String Quartet by Sulkhan Tsintsadze (1925–1991)
"Soliloquy" by Shulamit Ran
Geneva Lewis, 16, violin; Mei Zhan, 17, violin; Emma Wernig, 16, viola; Atticus Mellor-Goldman, 17, celloThe first movement, Allegro non troppo, from String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2, by Johannes Brahms
Geneva Lewis, 16, violin; Mei Zhan, 17, violin; Emma Wernig, 16, viola; Atticus Mellor-Goldman, 17, celloThe first movement, Allegro sostenuto, from String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92, by Sergei Prokofiev
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