There’s never a shortage of buzz at the Banff International String Quartet Competition about what the jury is thinking, discussing, deciding. Our resident audience members all have their favourite quartets and their favourite performances, but they still want to know what’s going on in that jury room behind the scenes. Getting ready for the announcement of the three 2013 finalist quartets, Riddle Films asked a few questions. Juror Nicholas Kitchen gave a few answers:
We may know a lot of the details about what’s working and what’s not, but it boils down to how much life are they able to bring to us and what we listen to.