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by Jo Anne Sukumaran
Legends of Reed

Season 2 Episode 1: James Austin Smith


James is an artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) and Decoda, co-principal oboist of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Artistic and Executive Director of Tertulia, a chamber music series that takes place in restaurants in New York and San Francisco  He is a member of the oboe and chamber music faculties of Stony Brook University and the Manhattan School of Music. On this episode, I speak to James about very interesting topics: · his musical origins, · his chamber music series, Tertulia, · how he came to focus and devote his energies on chamber music · what qualities presenters look for in presenting artists · how we can grow new audiences for classical music · how to  “turn the dial” as classical musicians and what lies ahead · how he stays inspired and how to keep an interpretation “fresh” · the benefits of having a life outside music · his dream “programme” To find out more about James, please visit: www.jamesaustinsmith.com www.instagram.com/jaustinsmith www.tertuliamusic.org If you have enjoyed this podcast, subscribe and share the podcast. You could consider supporting me here on patreon: https://www.patreon.com/jewelair/ or https://joannesukumaran.bandcamp.com/


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by Jo Anne Sukumaran