Boston, MA / 152

Sunday, February 4, 2007  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


This week, from New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, our line-up of outstanding young musicians includes an 11-year-old crackerjack violinist performing one of Sarasate’s showpieces and an 18-year old composer who has written a beautiful, post romantic string quintet. Also, you’ll meet a talented 15-year-old pianist who started college at the tender age of 11.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Anna Lee, 11, from Bayside, NY, performs Zapateado, Op. 23, No. 2 by Pablo de Sarasate

The Tarantella Quartet (violinists Julia Glenn and Robert Anemone, violist Celia Hatton, and cellist Thomas Mesa) from the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA, perform Five Pieces for String Quartet, 3rd and 5th mvts. By Erwin Schulhoff

Pianist Kerensa Gimre, 15, from Banks, OR, performs Etude in C-sharp minor, Op. 2, No. 1 and the Etude in F-sharp minor, Op. 8, No. 2 by Alexander Scriabin

Flutist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Daquise Montgomery, 17, from Greenville, SC, perform Charles Griffes Poem

Julia Glenn, Robert Anemone, Celia Hatton, Thomas Mesa, and double bassist Nicholas Schwartz, 18, from Brookline, MA, perform “Serenade for Strings” by composer Stephen Feigenbaum, 18, from Winchester, MA

Performers & Repertoire

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