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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

It's a celebration of returns tonight as some favorite young stars are heard once more at the Young Artists Showcase. Mezzo soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, a member of the Lindemann Young Artists Program at the Metropolitan Opera and winner of the 2009 Young Concert Artists Auditions, will be heard with pianist Lydia Brown and, later, Keuna Lee.

Michael Brown, winner of the Concert Artists Guild International Auditions, plays Beethoven's first piano concerto with the Juilliard Orchestra under the New York Philharmonic's Alan Gilbert.

Program:

Hugo Wolf- Kennst du das Land, performed by Jennifer Johnson Cano with pianist Lydia Brown

Benjamin Britten- The Highland Balou, performed by Jennifer Johnson Cano with pianist Keuna Lee

Luciano Berio- Ballo, performed by Jennifer Johnson Cano with pianist Keuna Lee

Beethoven- Piano concerto No. 1, performed by Michael Brown, with Alan Gilbert conducting the Juilliard Orchestra

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