Show 260 | Troy, New York

Recorded: Friday, October 5, 2012

In this week's cello-centric episode, one of the master cellists of our time, Matt Haimovitz, performs with our teenage musicians. Among highlights, you'll hear a performance of David Popper's Requiem played by Matt Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley, and two fantastic teenage cellists,and in a grand finale, all of the cellists on today's show come together to perform "Open Country Joy" by John McLaughlin.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist Miriam Liske-Doorandish, 18, from Eggleston, Virginia performs  "In the Style of Albeniz" by Rodion Shchedrin

Cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform "Empty Room" by Arcade Fire, arr. O'Riley

Cellists Matt Haimovitz, Miriam Liske-Doorandish, 18, from Eggleston, Virginia; Taeguk Mun, 18, from Westbury, New York; and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform Requiem, Op.66 , for three cellos and piano by David Popper
 
Cellist Taeguk Mun, 18, from Westbury, New York performs  Humoresque, Op.5 by Mstislav Rostropovich

Cellists Matt Haimovitz, Miriam Liske-Doorandish, Taeguk Mun, and two members from the Uccello Ensemble at McGill University,  Leana Rutt and Bryan Holt, perform "Open Country Joy" For Five Cellos by John McLaughlin, arr. David Sanford. 

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