Episode #224

Bethlehem, PA

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

This week from Baker Hall at Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University, you’ll hear from an 11-year-old classical guitarist, a teenage cellist, and The American Boychoir.

Ben Solomonow, cello, age 14 from Evanston, IL. Performing Variations on a Paganini Theme by Gregor Piatigorsky, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley, piano.  

Thomas Pfefer, guitar, age 11 from Bethlehem, PA.  Performing “Julia Florida” by Agustín Barrios Mangoré.

Rachel Rodgers, flute, age 15 from South Salem, NY.  Performing Carnival of Venice by Giulio Briccialdi (1818-1881), accompanied by Christopher O’Riley, piano.

Alice Burla, piano, age 14 from Ossining, NY.  Prelude and Fugue No.2 in A minor, Op.87 by Dmitri Shostakovich and Concert Etude No.1, Prelude by Nikolai Kapustin.

The American Boychoir: 32 members, ages 9-13 from Princeton, NJ, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Litton-Lodal Music Director, Dr. Kerry Heimann, piano.  Performing Agnus Dei (2:30) from Messe Basse by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) and “Music Down in My Soul”, traditional, arr. Moses Hogan (3:30).

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