Young Concert Artists at Fifty

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Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Composer Kenji Bunch, a YCA alum celebrating 50 years of YCA performances and support. Composer Kenji Bunch, a YCA alum celebrating 50 years of YCA performances and support. (Erica Lyn)

This week on the Young Artists Showcase, we celebrate the 50th anniversary season of Young Concert Artists with performances from YCA artists past and present.

Recorded in WNYC's Greene Space last week, this evening's presentation features YCA alumni Tim Fain (violin), Ida Kavafian (viola), Marcy Rosen (cello) and Kenji Bunch (YCA composer) and current YCA artists in a program of solo and chamber music by Dvorák, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Antonio Lauro, and Kenji Bunch (full program below). 

Highlighting YCA generations, Ida Kavafian will perform with two of her violin protégés, Bella Hristova and Benjamin Beilman, and Tim Fain and Marcy Rosen will play with current YCA pianist Chu-Fang Huang. Another current YCA pianist, Gelb Ivanov, performs Rachmaninoff, while current YCA guitarist Robert Belinić performs Bach selections.

Program:

DVORÁK - Terzetto in C Major, Op. 74, for Two Violins & Viola, selections

Bella Hristova, Benjamin Beilman, violin; Ida Kavafian, viola

RACHMANINOFF - Etude-Tableau in A minor, Op 39, No. 2 – Lento assai

Mélodie in E Major Op. 3, No.3
Humoresque, Op. 10, No. 5

Gleb Ivanov, piano

BACH - Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro, BWV 998

Robert Belinić, guitar

KENJI BUNCH - The 3Gs for Solo Viola
Kenji Bunch, viola

MENDELSSOHN - Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49 – Molto allegro ed agitato

Tim Fain, violin; Marcy Rosen, cello; Chu-Fang Huang, piano

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