Podcasts PAUSE with Karina Canellakis
On Oct. 12, 2019, Karina Canellakis made her debut as principal conductor of the Radio Philharmonic Orchestra (RFO) during the NTR Saturday Matinee at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam. During the break of rehearsals, contrabassist Wilmar de Visser and oboist Aisling Casey from the orchestra spoke with their new principal, including about her time in Dallas and the connecting power of music.
In Part 1 of her conversation in PAUZE, she talks about her familiarity with the RFO ("When I searched for something, registrations of AVRO-TROS immediately came up on Youtube"), about the family she grew up in ("My brother and I got a baton when we were 12") and her life in Amsterdam ("I only cycle through a red light when everyone else does"):
In the next PAUSE (Part 2), she talks about her time in Dallas and the connecting power of music, among other things: