Interview in Luister
Journalist Thea Derks interviews Monica Germino for the May-June 2019 edition of Luister - Magazine over klassieke muziek [Listen - Magazine for classical music]. An in-depth conversation about a wide range of topics such as MUTED, Louis Andriessen, Yale School of Music, Marcel Wanders, Bas Maas, whisperviolin, Neil Wallace, de Doelen, Bang on a Can, Michael Gordon, Julia Wolfe, David Lang, David Dramm, Calliope Tsoupaki, Ron Ford, Café De Jaren, Vera Beths, Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, Rosita Wouda, Schönberg ensemble, J.S. Bach, Igor Stravinsky, Cristina Zavalloni, and how Germino will miss playing certain 'too-loud-for-her' cherished pieces.
MUTED A collective work by 4 composers for violin, voice, whisperviolin, frame violins, a multitude of mutes, and light design
Text: excerpts from Archy and Mehitabel by Don Marquis