Show 270 | Athens, Georgia

Recorded: Sunday, March 3, 2013

This week From the Top comes to you from Hodgson Concert Hall on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, where you'll hear a young guitarist from New York evoke the palace of Alhambra and an outstanding piano trio from Minnesota play the music of Smetana. Also, a teenage cellist beautifully performs Maurice Ravel's Kaddish.

Performers and repertoire:

Violinist Maria Ioudenitch, 17,from Overland Park, KS, performs the Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op.16 by Henryk Wieniawski

Guitarist Bokyung Byun, 18, from New York, NY, performs "Recuerdos de la Alhambra" (Memories of the Alhambra) by Francisco Tárrega

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Ariela Bohrod, 17, from Madison, WI performs Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Op.22 by Frédéric Chopin

Cellist Wickliffe Simmons, 19, from Atlanta, GA, performs "Kaddish" by Maurice Ravel

The Hartman-Warren-Doyle Trio (violinist Luther Warren, 17, from New Brighton, MN; cellist Nora Doyle, 16, from Minneapolis, MN; and pianist Derek Hartman, 15, from Blaine, MN performs I. Moderato Assai from the Piano Trio in G minor, Op.15 by Bedřich Smetana

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