Backstage at Fischoff

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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Incendium Quartet (Josef Samuel Photography / From The Top)

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 National Chamber Music Competition at the University of Notre Dame Fischoff National Chamber Music Competitionin 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.

Program Details:

Alegrar Quartet
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)
    
Trio Adonais
Sammy Andonian, 17, violin; Mari Nagahara, 16, cello; John Gibson, 18, piano
"Soliloquy" by Shulamit Ran
    
Incendium Quartet
Geneva Lewis, 16, violin; Mei Zhan, 17, violin; Emma Wernig, 16, viola; Atticus Mellor-Goldman, 17, cello
The first movement, Allegro non troppo, from String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2, by Johannes Brahms

Incendium Quartet
Geneva Lewis, 16, violin; Mei Zhan, 17, violin; Emma Wernig, 16, viola; Atticus Mellor-Goldman, 17, cello
The first movement, Allegro sostenuto, from String Quartet No. 2 in F major, Op. 92, by Sergei Prokofiev

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