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Simon Trpceski, Pianist

Julia interviews Macedonian pianist Simon Trpceski after his performance at Classical Underground. Simon Trpceski had just performed a series of concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. In this interview, he discusses the Macedonian songs that he had performed that evening, his approach to creating energy onstage, and his love of singing


Valery Gergiev, Conductor

Julia interviews world-renowned conductor Valery Gergiev shortly before he conducted the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra in Mahler’s 5th Symphony and Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, CA. He discusses the years of training and preparation that are required for a conducting career and the magic that he feels on stage while


iCadenza interview with tenor Daniel Montenegro

Interview with tenor Daniel Montenegro before the Summer Nights in the Plaza concert series presented by the Beverly Hills Community Services Department. In this interview, he discusses what it was like to perform in Verdi’s La Traviata alongside Renee Fleming and Rolando Villazon, the little bits of luck and coincidence that it takes


Tim Fain, Violinist

Interview with Tim Fain during a rehearsal with iPalpiti, in preparation for their big concert at the Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles. Tim discusses the Mendelssohn double concerto for violin and piano, his musical background, and his unique upcoming projects.