Show 109 | Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Recorded: Sunday, November 14, 2004

This week, we’re broadcasting from the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where you'll hear outstanding 16 and 17 year old musicians, including a young, hometown baritone singing a beautiful song by Vaughan Williams and a teenage bassoonist playing a movement from a lively Weber concerto. Also, Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach interviews emeritus composer, George Perle, who has become a mentor to an outstanding pianist on today’s program.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Felicia Tan, 16, from Mansfield, PA, performs "Paganiniana Variations" by Nathan Milstein

Pianist Michael Brown, 17, from Oceanside, NY, performs Celebratory Inventions Nos. 1, 4 and 6 by George Perle

Bassoonist Joy Fraser, 17, from Laurel, MD, performs Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op.75, III. Rondo: Allegro by Carl Maria von Weber

Baritone Brandon Cedel, 16, from Hummelstown, PA, performs The Vagabond by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Marimba duo Victoria Aschheim, and Yi Wei , both 16, from Chicago, performing "Alborada del Gracioso" by Maurice Ravel, arranged by the Safri Duo

Pianist Michael Brown performs Preludes Nos. 1 and 3 by George Gershwin (closing of program)