Classical Conversation

Overview

Join us for the recording of our Classical Conversation podcast. Classical KING-FM 98.1 host Dave Beck leads an informal and in-depth discussion with a Festival musician. Past guests have included James Ehnes, Karen Gomyo, Richard O’Neill, Edward Arron, Jeewon Park, and many more.

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Classical Conversation Podcast

Part 3 of our conversation with pianist Inon Barnatan speaks about the excitement and the challenges of becoming an Artistic Director for a music festival. We hear a recording of Thomas Ades work Darknesse Visible, and discuss the intricacies of choosing pieces for concert programs.

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More to Hear

Open Rehearsals

Take a behind the scenes look at the collaborative effort at how musicians prepare for a chamber music concert.

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Master Classes

SCMS Festival musicians work with individual students and small chamber ensembles to coach them on select repertoire. Select Master Classes are open to the public to attend and watch.

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Meet the artists

After every performance two of that evening’s musicians will answer your questions in this short 15-minute Q&A.