Boston, MA / 13

Saturday, March 4, 2000  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


This week, from Symphony Hall in Boston, you’ll hear a 17-year-old from Baltimore playing a movement of Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata and a 16-year-old from Utah playing Mily Balakirev’s Islamey. You’ll also meet two members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a stage crew member with a secret life, and Pepino Natali, “Driver to the Symphony Stars!”

Performers and Repertoire:

Quintessence Wind Quintet (flutist Jennifer Nelson, 15; oboist Anna Steltenpohl, 16; clarinetist David Malito, 17; bassoonist Andrew Cuneo, 17; and French horn player Blake Slansky, 18) from Chicago, IL, performs Wind Quintet, 1st mvt. by Carl Nielsen

Violist Nadia Sirota, 18, from Baltimore, MD, performs “Impetuoso” from Sonata for Viola and Piano by Rebecca Clarke

Saxophonist Sarah Lincoln, 17, from Filer, ID, performs Tableaux De Provence, 5th mvt. by Paule Maurice

Violinist Miki-Sophia Cloud, 17, from Mclean, VA, performs “Nigun” from Baal Shem by Ernest Bloch

Pianist Jonathan Coombs, 16, from Fruit Heights, UT, performs Islamey by Mily Balakire

Release Dates

  • Monday, July 31, 2000
  • Monday, April 10, 2000

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