Explore the time-old topic of whether certain seats are "better" than others for a concert experience. Join the Fellows for an intimate glimpse into their craft with these behind-the-scenes presentations on topics ranging from music appreciation to the historic contexts of composers and more. Audience members are encouraged to participate by asking questions and taking part in post-performance discussions. Created and hosted by Ran Kampel, clarinet; also featuring Hugh Palmer, violin; Hye Jin Koh, violin; Madeline Sharp, viola; Kevin Kunkel, cello
Heinrich Baermann, Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Clarinet Quintet No. 3, Op. 23, String Quartet No. 52 in Eb Major, Op. 64, CLARINET QUINTET IN A MAJOR, K. 581 ("STADLER")
Recorded Date: 12-01-2016
Israeli born clarinetist Ran Kampelis a second-year Clarinet Fellow at the New World Symphony, while also performing with the New West Symphony in LA. He held the position of Interim Principal Clarinet with the Grand Rapids Symphony for its 2013-14 season and also played with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been a top prize winner of several international competitions and featured on radio and TV stations in Germany, Israel and across the U.S. Mr. Kampel was featured in performances at the residence of the President of Israel, the Israeli Consulate in Los Angeles, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Festival Mozaic and Sunset Chamberfest. During the summers, he has performed at Salzburger Festspiele, Schleswig-Holstein, Tanglewood, Yellow Barn, Lakes Area, Aspen, Norfolk, Colorado College and Sarasota music festivals.