Summer Encore: Salon de Virtuosi and YCA Winners

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Violinist Sean Lee, pictured right, received the David & Goldie Blanksteen Grant at Salon de Virtuosi. (Salon de Virtuosi)

This week, the Young Artist Showcase presents encores of great performances from both the Salon de Virtuosi Scholarship gala concert and the Young Concert Artists' invitational recital. From Salon de Virtuosi, we’ll hear violinist Sean Lee play Paganini and bass Gábor Bretz sing arias by Puccini and Mozart. From the Young Concert Artists’ recital, we’ll hear two keyboard talents: Korean pianist Dasol Kim performing Schumann and Israeli pianist Tomer Gewirtzman performing Chopin and Liszt.

Young Artists Showcase airs Wednesdays at 9 pm on WQXR.

Program:

Schumann: Arabesque in C major, Op. 18
Dasol Kim, piano 

Paganini: Three Caprices from Op. 1 (No. 20, No. 16, and No. 24)
Sean Lee, violin

Mozart: “Madamina, il catologo è questo” from Don Giovanni
Gábor Bretz, bass with the Hungarian State Opera 

Puccini: “Vecchia zimarra senti” from La Bohème
Gábor Bretz, bass with the Hungarian State Opera

Boito: Mefistofele’s aria from Mefistofele
Gábor Bretz, bass with the Hungarian State Opera

Gounod: Mephisto’s aria from Faust
Gábor Bretz, bass with the Hungarian National Opera

Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp minor, Op. 60
Tomer Gewirtzman, piano

Liszt: Transcendental Étude No. 5 in B-flat major: “Feux Follets”
Tomer Gewirtzman, piano

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