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Round Top Music Festival: 10 Questions With Christoph Campestrini

The Austrian conductor chats about Beethoven and the Round Top Music Festival.


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Christoph Campestrini conducts the Opening Orchestra concert at the 2016 Round Top Music Festival on Saturday, June 11 at 7:30pm.

In a conversation with Houston Public Media's Catherine Lu, the Maestro answers 10 questions about the program, Beethoven Celebration, which features Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and the Choral Fantasy for piano, vocal soloists, chorale and orchestra.

Conductor Christoph Campestrini
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Conductor Christoph Campestrini
Round Top Music Festival
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Maestro Campestrini enjoys not only music-making at Round Top, but also the sunshine and swimming.

Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Senior Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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