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Boston, MA / 106

Sunday, October 3, 2004  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


On this week’s show, you’ll hear outstanding musicians from 13 to 18 years old, including a fantastic trio from New York City playing the music of Astor Piazzolla and a fabulous violinist from Cape Cod, Massachusetts playing Bartok’s Rhapsody No. 1.You’ll also meet a colorful soprano who sings “The Prima Donna Song” and an exceptionally advanced 13-year-old pianist who is already working on his M.D./Ph.D. Also, this week’s tuba-playing teen sees his dream come true when Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach springs into action.

Performers & Repertoire

  • Otono porteno from “Las Cuatro Estaciones Portenas” by Astor Piazzolla, and Scherzo from Archduke Trio by Ludwig van Beeethoven
  • Des Abends and Grillen from “Fantasiestucke” by Robert Schumann
  • Art is Calling For Me (“The Prima Donna Song”) by Victor Herbert
  • Horn Concerto No. 3 in E-flat Major, 3rd mvt. by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Rhapsody No. 1, 2nd mvt. by Béla Bartók

Release Dates

  • Monday, January 23, 2006
  • Monday, May 9, 2005
  • Monday, November 8, 2004

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