THROWBACK THURSDAY | Fischoff Nationwide Chamber Music Competitors’s 2012 Silver Medal

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Ten years in the past, the then Trio mod3tre was a newly shaped ensemble out of the New England Conservatory. Following their efficiency of Beethoven’s Trio in B-flat Main, Op. 11, Motion II, Adagio con espressione on the 2012 Fischoff Nationwide Chamber Music Competitors, the group took dwelling the Senior String Division Silver medal.

Right now, the ensemble is known as the Namirovsky-Lark-Pae Trio. Comprised of violinist Tessa Lark, cellist Deborah Pae, and pianist Misha Namirovsky, the group was most not too long ago given the 2020 German Document Critics’ Award within the class of chamber music for his or her debut album Masterpieces Amongst Friends: Trios by Frank Bridge and Johannes Brahms.



Since its founding in 1973, greater than 7,400 musicians have participated within the annual Fischoff Nationwide Chamber Music Competitors, together with former Grand Prize recipients VC Artists Calidore QuartetUlysses, and the Dover Quartet.

The forty ninth version only recently introduced its 2022 quarterfinalists.

To be held between Might 20 and Might 22 in Notre Dame, Indiana, the Fischoff Nationwide Chamber Music Competitors this yr introduced the brand new “Raise Each Voice Prize” —which goals “to amplify and have fun excellent works by traditionally underrepresented voices throughout the chamber music world.”

The Violin Channel not too long ago mentioned the upcoming competitors with its govt director, Kara Kane.