Episode #233

Carmel, Indiana

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

This week, from the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Ind., you'll hear a 16-year-old perform music by the “Czar of Cellists," a young harpist share what life is like on her Indiana farm and four teenagers describe the very different ways their parents got them through times when they wanted to quit music. Also, special guest Michael Feinstein, renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook, sings Gershwin accompanied by From the Top’s young musicians.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Matthew Liversedge, 16, from Wilmore, Ky., performs At the Fountain, Op. 20, No. 2 by Carl Davidoff.

Harpist Katherine Kapelsohn, 15, from Bloomfield, Ind., performs "Asturias" from Suite Española, Op.47, by Isaac Albéniz.

Quartet Toujours (violinist Heeyeon Chung, 18; violinist Kaho Sugawara, 17; violist Eva Kennedy, 16; and cellist Ruthie Cordray,18) from Worthington, Ohio, performs III. Allegro non troppo (4:00) from String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73 by Dmitri Shostakovich.

Bassoonist Thomas English, 17, from Carmel, Ind., performs I. Allegro Moderato from Concerto in F major by Johann Hummel.

Guest Artist Michael Feinstein performs “Love Walked In” by George Gershwin, arranged by Lee Blaske, accompanied by harpist Katherine Kapelsohn, Quartet Toujours, and pianist Christopher O’Riley.

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