Boston, MA / 212

Saturday, February 6, 2010  |  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 performers includes a 14-year-old pianist from nearby Dorchester playing the music of Mendelssohn and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra playing the foreboding overture to Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Plus, we’re joined by the Associate Principal Trumpet of the New York Philharmonic, who was originally on our show back when he was a teenager!

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist Bobby Chen, 18 from Newton, MA, performs Pezzo Capriccioso by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Phuong Nghi Pham, 14, from Dorchester, MA, performs Andante & Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 14 by Felix Mendelssohn

Violinist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Gergana Haralampieva, 16, from Norwood, MA, performs Variations on a Theme of Corelli by Fritz Kreisler

Trumpet player and 10th Anniversary Performer Matthew Muckey from New York, NY, performs II. Adagio religioso from Concerto in F minor, Op. 18 by Oskar Boehme

The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra performs the Overture to Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Conducted by Federico Cortese.

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, September 27, 2010
  • Monday, March 29, 2010

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