Boston, MA / 18

Saturday, May 13, 2000  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


This week, from Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory in Boston, you’ll hear a 16-year-old pianist from New Jersey performing Debussy’s L’isle Joyeuse, a teenage string quartet from the Chicago area performing Prokofiev, and a 15-year-old saxophonist, originally from Russia, performing Paul Creston. Plus, you’ll meet a teenage flutist who is also a weightlifter, and a fashionable 16-year-old violinist spices up Christopher O’Riley’s wardrobe!

Performers and Repertoire:

Flutist David Ross, 15, from North Mankato, MN, performs Sonata for Flute and Piano, 3rd mvt. by Francis Poulenc

The Voltaire Quartet (violinist Brittany Cotto, 16; violinist Emily Ondracek, 16; violist Erik Peterson, 18; and cellist Aaron Lay, 16) from Chicago, IL, performs String Quartet No. 1, 2nd mvt. by Sergei Prokofiev

Soprano Yulia Van Doren, 17, from Carlisle, PA, performs Ave Maria by Franz Schubert

Saxophonist Iana Ulianova, 15, from Moscow, Russia (studying at the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA), performs Sonata for Saxophone, 3rd mvt. by Paul Creston

Pianist Jennifer Chung, 16, from Englewood Cliffs, NJ, performs L’Isle Joyeuse by Claude Debussy

Release Dates

  • Monday, September 25, 2000
  • Monday, May 29, 2000

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