Cellist Nick Canellakis hosts a series of “Conversations” with classical musicians along with the guest who gets invited every time, pianist Michael Brown. Each episode comes complete with that nice, bookended Curb Your Enthusiasm traveling music.
Here is Season 1.
Pilot: Michael Brown, pianist
Episode 2: Michael Brown, pianist
Episode 3, Michael Brown, pianist/first-and-only-guest
Episode 4, Rachel Lee, violinist
Episode 5, Orion Weiss, pianist
Episode 6: Robert McDonald, pianist
Episode 7: Jonathan Biss, pianist
Episode 8: Paul Neubauer, viola soloist
Episode 9: Yuja Wang, pianist/young artist
Episode 10: Alisa Weilerstein, cellist/genius
Bonus episode: anonymous child
I asked my assistant Declan if we should pitch Hilary Hahn for a “Conversation”. He said “No, no: we are above having artists on fake variety TV news shows.” Then–let’s just assume sarcastically–“Yeah I’ll clear my schedule.”
As if “GChat” is a “schedule”, Declan.