Local Classical Featured Artist – 02/08/21 – 02/21/21
In this week’s Local Classical channel we’ll be featuring recently retired Indiana University Clarinet Professor James Campbell. James Campbell has been a soloist with over 60 orchestras, including the Boston Pops, the London Symphony, the London Philharmonic, the Russian Philharmonic, and the Montreal Symphony, and has performed Copland’s Clarinet Concerto four times with Aaron Copland conducting. He has appeared with over 30 string quartets, including the Amadeus, Guarneri, Vermeer, New Zealand, Fine Arts, Allegri, and St Lawrence Quartets. James Campbell has more than 40 recordings, over 30 works commissioned, a Juno Award, a Roy Thomson Hall Award, Canada’s Artist of the Year, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, an Honorary Doctor of Laws, and Canada’s highest honor, the Order of Canada. In January 2019, Campbell was inducted into the CBC Classical Music Hall of Fame.
James Campbell taught at the Jacobs School of Music since 1988 and retired in 2019. He leaves behind a great legacy at Indiana University and his students can be heard throughout the world as soloists, orchestral musicians, and Professors.
Connect with Classical Music Indy’s Local Classical channel to hear several works featuring James Campbell.