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WPR Presents 2018’s The Final Forte

4 Finalists Have Opportunity To Perform As Soloists With MSO


Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television present The Final Forte, broadcast live at 7pm Wednesday.

This is the concluding round in the annual Bolz Young Artist Competition, a statewide competition in which Wisconsin’s young musicians compete for scholarships. The four finalists also have the opportunity to perform as soloists with the Madison Symphony Orchestra during The Final Forte event.

This year’s finalists are:

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Jessica Jiang, piano. Jessica is a 9th-grader at James Madison Memorial High School in Madison.

Arianna Brusubardis, violin. Arianna is a homeschooled senior from Dousman.

Hannah White, violin. Hannah is a homeschooled senior from Germantown.

Isabelle Krier, violin. Isabelle is a junior at Oregon High School.

You can learn more about the finalists, and see WPT’s profiles of them here.

This year’s live broadcast will be hosted by WPR’s Lori Skelton, and Angela Fitzgerald, host of WPT’s Wisconsin Life. The radio broadcast can be heard on WPR’s NPR News and Classical Music Network.

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