Show 236 | Rockport, Massachusetts

Recorded: Saturday, June 4, 2011

We’re at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, Massachusetts where an outstanding teenage quartet from Boston performs the music of Edvarg Grieg, a teen from Illinois plays a tarantella by Karol Szymanowski, and a gifted 8-year-old pianist plays Debussy.

Performers and Repertoire:

Cellist Sarina Zhang, 15, from New York, NY, performs Zapateado by Pablo de Sarasate

Pianist Gavin George, 8, from Granville, OH, perfoms V. The Little Shepherd and I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum from Children’s Corner by Claude Debussy

Formation Quartet (violinist Hikaru Yonezaki, 15, from Newton, MA; violinist Ruby Mercure, 17, from Andover, MA; violist Thomas Wong, 16, from Lexington, MA; cellist Victor Huls, 17, from Jacksonville, FL) performs I. Un poco andante – Allegro molto ed agitato String Quartet in G minor, Op.27 by Edvard Grieg

Flutist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Ryan Norville, 17, from Fort Myers, FL performs Fantaisie brillante on Bizet’s Carmen by François Borne

Violinist Stephanie Zyzak, 17, from Barrington, IL, performs Tarantella from Nocturne and Tarantella, Op. 28 by Karol Szymanowski

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