Boston, MA / 24

Sunday, June 11, 2000  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


This week, from New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, we’ll hear five outstanding musicians, including a 17-year-old performing part of the Saint-Saëns Clarinet Sonata, a teenage ensemble performing a movement from the Shostakovich Piano Trio, and a 16-year-old pianist performing the Chopin Prelude, Op. 38, No.24.

Performers and Repertoire:

The Brass Conspiracy (trumpeters Matthew Elzinga and Erik Hasslequist, euphonium player Jonathan Szopinski, French horn player Peter Farrell, and tubust Mark McGinnis, ages 17-18, from St. Paul, MN, performs Canzona per sonare No.2 by Giovanni Gabrieli

Clarinetist Kelley Day, 17, from Oak Ridge, TN, performs Sonata for Clarinet, 2nd mvt. by Camille Saint-Saëns

Violist Lisa Steltenpohl, 16, from North Barrington, IL, performs 1919 Suite, 4th mvt. by Ernest Bloch

The Shostakovich Trio (violinist Yumi Cho, 17; our violinist, cellist Xiaodan Zheng, 17; and pianist Weiyin Chen) from New York, NY, performs Piano Trio No.2, 2nd mvt.

Pianist Alicia Martinez, 16, from Rockaway, NJ, performs Prelude Op. 38, No. 24 by Frédéric Chopin

Release Dates

  • Monday, December 4, 2000
  • Monday, September 11, 2000

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