Talent in Bloom
A taste of the upcoming season of The McGraw-Hill Companies Young Artists Showcase
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
In our upcoming season of The McGraw-Hill Companies Young Artists Showcase, we’ll capture and curate another string of performances by extraordinarily talented musicians, teen-aged and younger. We continue to bear enthusiastic witness to the raw talent in bloom in these young players, and in this episode you’ll get to preview the highlights of the season.
Bookended by performances from the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Philharmonic, this episode features The Young People’s Chorus of NYC, the Special Music School ensemble Face the Music, and Special Music School alumna and current Mannes College cellist Laura Kegeles.
This preview represents just a taste of what’s to come – tune in next week for the official YAS season-opener, a recital at Juilliard by the winners of the school’s 2011 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition.
Wagner – Tannhauser, The Overture, performed by the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Philharmonic, under Jonathan Strasser
Nigun – traditional Jewish song, Performed by Laura Kegeles
Tshotsholoza, Erev Shel, Walk In Jerusalem (arranged by Rollo Dilworth), performed by the Young People's Chorus of NYC, under Francisco Nunez
Missy Mazzoli – Death Valley Junction, performed by Face the Music, under Jenny Undercoffler
Alexander Glazunov – Violin Concerto in A minor, Opus 82 – performed by the Manhattan School of Music Pre-College Philharmonic, under Jonathan Strasser, soloist Kukkamari Grondahl