Episode #1994

Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York Concert Series

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Harpist Katherine Siochi is featured on WQXR's Young Artists Showcase. Harpist Katherine Siochi is featured on WQXR's Young Artists Showcase. (Courtesy the artist)

Tune in Wednesday at 9 pm, for a special showcase featuring the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York’s concert series at the Kosciuszko Foundation. Earlier this month, harpist Katherine Siochi was presented as part of the Exciting Young Virtuoso series. Siochi, who won first prize in the American Harp Society's young professional division, has performed in major venues in New York City from Carnegie to Alice Tully Hall. This program includes selections from Siochi’s Juilliard graduation recital on May 11, 2015.

Afterward, you'll hear a sextets from Lynn Conservatory perform works by composers Gordon Jacob, Jean Françaix and Francis Poulenc.

Visit the the Lyric Chamber Music Society website for more information about its concert series at the Kosciuszko Foundation.

Program Playlist:

Hindemith: Harp Sonata (Movement 1, "Mässig schnell"; Movement 2, "Lebhalt")
Katherine Siochi, harp

Alvars: Grand Fantasia and Bravura Variations for Harp on Italian Themes, Op. 57
Katherine Siochi, harp

Jacob: Sextet in B flat, Op. 6 (Movement 1, Elegiac prelude; Movement 2, Scherzo)
Alla Sorokoletova, flute; John Weisberg, oboe; Jackie Gillette, clarinet; Sebastian Castellanos, bassoon; Mileidy Gonzalez, French horn; and Chance Israel, piano

Françaix: L’Heure du Berger (Movement 3, "Les petits nerveux")
Alla Sorokoletova, flute; John Weisberg, oboe; Jackie Gillette, clarinet; Sebastian Castellanos, bassoon; Mileidy Gonzalez, French horn; and Chance Israel, piano

Poulenc: Piano Sextet, FP 100
Alla Sorokoletova, flute; John Weisberg, oboe; Jackie Gillette, clarinet; Sebastian Castellanos, bassoon; Mileidy Gonzalez, French horn; and Chance Israel, piano

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