Episode #1914

Music from the Hartt School, Part II

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

(Royal Conservatoire of Scotland)

This week, the Showcase returns to The Hartt School in Connecticut, the performing arts conservatory wing of the University of Hartford, for return performances by Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams and a string quartet called 20/20.

Tonight, we drop in on performances at the Hartt School and at a concert in Glasgow. 

First up is the 20/20 String Quartet, a group we met last week that was formed by string players in The Hartt School's Performance 20/20 honor's program. This week we'll hear another in-concert recording of the 20/20 Quartet performing Robert Schumann's third string quartet.

On the second half of the show, Shams performs Tchikovsky's lesser-known Second Piano Concerto with an orchestra from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, recorded live in Glasgow.

Program Details:
Schumann: Quartet in A, Op. 41, No. 3
— 20/20 Quartet: Gary Capozziello, Fernando Vizcaino, violin; Gregory Markus, viola; Ignacy Grzelazka, cell. Recorded live at The Hartt School.

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2 (second movement and finale)
 — Mohamed Shams, piano; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Orchestra; David Danzmyr, conductor. Recorded live in Glasgow.

Produced by:

Aaron Dalton

Comments [1]

jack josephson

I enjoy Bob Sherman's "Young Artists Showcase" very much, but I note that the sound track for the second Mohamed Sham's soundtrack has not yet been posted on the web site. Can this concert be soon included? Jack Josephson

Oct. 20 2014 09:52 AM

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