Episode #213

Burlington, Vermont

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Saturday, October 01, 2011

Vermont Youth Orchestra Vermont Youth Orchestra (From the Top, Inc./flickr)

This week, from the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington, Vt., our line-up of performers includes a 21-year-old alumna who returns to our stage after winning last year's Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition, an 11-year-old cellist performs a piece by Fran├žois Francoeur and a local teenage composer shares his piece for bassoon quartet.

Performers and Repertoire:

Cellist Leland Ko, 11 from Weston, Mass., performs I. Adagio cantabile and II. Allegro vivo from Sonata in E major by Fran├žois Francoeur.

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist JeeHae Ahn, 18, from Seoul, South Korea, performs Concert Paraphrase on Rigoletto, S.434 by Franz Liszt.

Soprano and 10th Anniversary Alumni Performer Nadine Sierra, from Delray Beach, Fla., performs "Ah, Je veux vivre!" from Romeo et Juliette by Charles Gounod.

The Bassooniacs (bassoonists Debra Egan, 16, from East Waterboro, Maine, and Emily Olmstead, 16, Westbrook, Maine, Emma Shapiro, 17, from North Waterboro, Maine; and composer/bassoonist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Tim Woos, 17, from New Haven, Vt.) perform movements V and VII from Suite for Bassoon Quartet by Tim Woos.

The Vermont Youth Orchestra performs III. Ritmico Con Brio from Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra by Joseph Schwantner. Conducted by Andrew Massey.

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