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In Studio A with Interlochen Arts Camp 2022 concerto competition winners


Violinist Ian Jiang Johnson and cellist Charlotte Balaze chat and perform in IPR's Studio A

Each summer, Interlochen Arts Camp holds a concerto competition for young musicians. Both of this year's winners visited IPR's Studio A to discuss their win, their instrument and their music.

Listen to hear interviews and performances from both musicians, Ian Jiang Johnson (left) and Charlotte Balaze (right).

This session of Studio A was engineered by Stefan Wiebe.

In this Studio A session:

High School Concerto Competition Winner
Ian Jiang Johnson, violin
Barry Tan, piano

Jean Sibelius
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47
Allegro moderato

Intermediate Concerto Competition Winner
Charlotte Balaze, cello
Elena Nezhdanova, piano

Camille Saint-Saens
Concerto No. 1 in A minr, Op. 33
Allegro non troppo

Kate Botello is a host and producer at Classical IPR.