Episode #260

Troy, New York

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Saturday, December 08, 2012

Matt Haimovitz, Miriam Liske-Doorandish, Taeguk Mun, Bryan Holt and Leana Rutt perform 'Open Country Joy' For Five Cellos by John McLaughlin. Matt Haimovitz, Miriam Liske-Doorandish, Taeguk Mun, Bryan Holt and Leana Rutt perform 'Open Country Joy' For Five Cellos by John McLaughlin. (From the Top, Inc./flickr)

In this week's cello-centric episode, one of the master cellists of our time, Matt Haimovitz, performs with our teenage musicians. Among the highlights, you'll hear a performance of David Popper's Requiem played by Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley and two teenage cellists. And in a grand finale, all of the cellists on today's show come together to perform "Open Country Joy" by John McLaughlin.

Program details:

Cellist Miriam Liske-Doorandish, 18, from Eggleston, Va., performs "In the Style of Albeniz" by Rodion Shchedrin.

Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform "Empty Room" by Arcade Fire, arr. O'Riley.

Cellists Matt Haimovitz, Miriam Liske-Doorandish, 18, from Eggleston, Va.; Taeguk Mun, 18, from Westbury, N.Y.; and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform Requiem, Op.66 , for three cellos and piano by David Popper.

Cellist Taeguk Mun, 18, from Westbury, N.Y., performs Humoresque, Op.5 by Mstislav Rostropovich.

Cellists Matt Haimovitz, Miriam Liske-Doorandish, Taeguk Mun, and two members from the Uccello Ensemble at McGill University, Leana Rutt and Bryan Holt, perform "Open Country Joy" For Five Cellos by John McLaughlin, arr. David Sanford.

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