Episode #325

A Texas-Sized Episode from El Paso

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Saturday, July 02, 2016

Christopher O'Riley Christopher O'Riley (Wendy Lynch)

This week’s program opens with a powerhouse performance of the music of Johannes Brahms performed by a 15-year-old violinist from Texas. We’ll also hear a lyrical new work by a talented teenage composer featuring the under-appreciated brass instrument, the euphonium. In addition to the performances, host Christopher O'Riley talks to the young musicians about works that first inspired them to dedicate themselves to musical study.


Claire Wells, violin
Sonatensatz in C Minor by Johannes Brahms

Adam Phan, harp
“Danse des Lutins” by Henriette Renié

Joe Broom, euphonium
"Song of the Ancients" by Karalyn Schubring

Karalyn Schubring, composer
“Song of the Ancients” for Euphonium and Piano by Karalyn Schubring

Madison Fanning, flute
Sicilienne, Op.78 by Gabriel Fauré

Adrian Liao, piano
Caprice Espagnol, Op.37 by Moritz Moszkowski

Claire Wells, violin
II. Appassionato from Four Pieces for Violin and Piano, Op.17 by Josef Suk

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