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Archive for November 7, 2013

Composer Profile: New Pianists, New Music

The 2013 APA Finalists

You can tell the APA’s competition was designed by pianists. It tests the real world skills of a young musician: accompanying a vocalist, playing quintets, solo recitals, concertos; even learning a piece that’s never been played. Organizers commissioned works from five American women

WFMT’s Office Gossip

Hye-Won Cho

The live broadcasts from the Hess concerts always bring a mix of young performers; singers, instrumentalists, all at the beginning of their careers. All are very capable, but we don’t usually get to test-drive the actual event, because it’s live. This week’s performance is “in the can,” as we say in radio. It was recorded yesterday and will be broadcast on Thursday night at 10:00 PM. Here’s an email exchange