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Duncan Campbell

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Hometown / ville
Toronto, ON

Age / âge
16

Instrument
Trumpet

Why did you choose your instrument / Pourquoi avez-vous choisi cet instrument ?
Because I was interested in the french horn and trumpet was the only brass instrument we were allowed to play in grade 6. I stuck with it in grade 7, more because I'd forgotten about french horn than anything else.

What are your professional goals? / Décrivez quelques-unes de vos ambitions professionnelles.
I want to play in an orchestra and I want to conduct.

What are your interests outside classical music / Avez-vous d’autres intérêts à part la musique classique ?
Reading and lying down in the sun.

Who is your favourite classical musician? / Quel est votre artiste (classique) préféré ?
My favourite conductors are Celibidache, Gergiev, Rattle, Boulez, Mravinsky, Reiner, Muti. My favourite soloists are Hakan Hardenberger, Sviatoslav Richter and Martha Argerich. My favourite orchestras are Chicago Symphony/Reiner, Vienna Philharmonic, Berl

What has recently played on your Mp3? / Qu’écoutez-vous ces jours-ci sur votre Mp3?
Celibidache/ Munich - Bruckner 6 Wand/ Berlin - Bruckner 8 Richter - Scriabin piano sonata #5 Boulez/ Vienna - Mahler 8 Solti/ Vienna - Schumann 1 Gryphon Trio - Shostakovich 1st trio Russian Patriarchate Choir - Old orthodox hymns and chants Mitropoulos/ New York - Excerpts from the Romeo and Juliet suites

What is there about you that you think people might be surprised to know? / Y a-t-il quelque chose à votre propos qui est un peu surprenant ou hors de l’ordinaire?
I don't talk on fridays.