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Bethesda, MD / 162

Wednesday, June 6, 2007  |  Presented by Music Center at Starthmore


This week, from The Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, Maryland, an award-winning teen quartet plays Debussy, a young baritone performs a song by Vaughn Williams, and a 15-year-old violinist plays music from a Saint-Saëns concerto.

Performers and repertoire:

The Newman String Quartet from the Settlement Music School in Philadelphia (Robyn Bollinger and Justine Lamb-Budge, both 15, violin; Paul Laraia,18, viola ; and Sarah Rommel, 18, cello) perform Debussy’s String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10, I. Anime et tres decide

Guitarist Thales Smith, 15, from Austin, TX plays Guilio Regondi: Etude No. 1

Baritone John Brancy, 18, from Mullica Hill, NJ sings Vaughan Williams: “Youth and Love” from “Songs of Travel”

Violinist Madeline Watson, 15, from Damascus, MD plays Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61, I. Allegro non troppo

Pianist Eun-Hye Lee, 18, from Los Angels, CA plays Barber’s Sonata for Piano, Op. 26, IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, January 19, 2009
  • Monday, October 1, 2007
  • Monday, May 5, 2008

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