Boston, MA / 19

Sunday, May 14, 2000  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


This week, from New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, we meet a wonderful 17-year-old soprano whose love for Mozart is only surpassed by her love for her lipstick-red VW Beetle. We hear a beautifully lyrical performance of Wayne Barlow’s The Winter’s Passed by a sensitive 17-year-old oboist from Pennsylvania, and special guest, composer/pianist John Bayless joins us for a raucous piano spectacular: eight hands at two pianos!

Performers and Repertoire:

The Spring Duo (pianist Lindsay Garritson, 12, and violinist Erin Schreiber, 12, from Elsah, IL performs Sonatina in G, Op. 100, 4th mvt. by Anton Dvorak

Pianist Tanya Gabrielian, 16, from Mountain View, CA performs Sonata No. 2, 2nd mvt. by Frédéric Chopin

Oboist Christopher Gaudi, 17, from Jeannette, PA performs The Winter’s Passed by Wayne Barlow

Host Christopher O’Riley performs “Ragtime” from A Soldier’s Tale by Igor Stravinsky

Soprano Brooke Lieberman, 17, from Sudbury, MA performs “Diaphenia” from Six Elizabethan Songs by Dominick Argento

Harpist Heidi Gorton, 13, from Pittsburgh, PA performs Pratt’s The Little Mermaid

Pianist John Bayless performs Lennon/McCartney’s “Eleanor Rigby” arranged in the style of Bach by John Bayless

Pianists John Bayless, Christopher O’Riley, Tanya Gabrielian and Erin Schreiber perform Leonard Bernstein’s “America” arranged in the style of Beethoven by John Bayless and set for eight hands at two pianos by Lee Blaske

Release Dates

  • Monday, October 30, 2000
  • Monday, June 5, 2000

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