Episode #237

Katonah, New York

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Saturday, March 31, 2012

This week, From the Top comes from the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, N.Y., where you'll hear a 10-year-old cellist play Saint-Saëns, a teenage flutist play the music of Aaron Copland and a quartet play the Finale of Dvorak’s “American” Quartet.

Program details:

Cellist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Sujari Britt, 10, from New York City performs I. Allegro Non Troppo from Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns.

Percussionist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Eric Segerstrom, 17, from Delmar, N.Y., performs III. Allegro Con Fuoco from Concerto for Marimba String Orchestra by Eric Ewazen.

Flutist Jacquelyn Nakamura, 17, from Huntington, N.Y., performs I. Flowing from Duo for Flute and Piano by Aaron Copland.

Malik String Quartet (violinist Melissa Deal, 16, from Bloomington, Minn.; violinist Matt Lammers, 17, from Eden Prairie, Minn.; violist Mark Hatlestad, 18, from Maplewood, Minn., and cellist John Belk, 17, from Maple Grove, Minn.) performs IV. Finale (Vivace ma non troppo) from the String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 (“American”) by Antonín Dvořák.

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Kyung-A Lee, 15, from Westbury, N.Y., performs Hungarian Rhapsody No.13 in A minor, S.244 by Franz Liszt.

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