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Sunday, December 19, 1999  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


This week violin virtuoso Joshua Bell and renowned bassist/composer Edgar Meyer take the stage with Christopher O’Riley and five outstanding young musicians.

You’ll meet an 11-year-old harpist from New Hampshire, a 14-year-old marimba player from South Dakota and a teenage violinist who is a member of the U.S. Junior Olympic team. Plus, Joshua Bell and Edgar Meyer talk about their musical beginnings and collaborate with today’s young guests.

Performers and repertoire:

Violinist Lindsay Deutsch, 14, from Studio City, CA, performs Romanian Dances Nos. 4, 5 & 6 by Béla Bartók

Double bassist Lemarr Lovett, 18, from Mattapan, MA, performs Concerto in D, 1st mvt. by Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf

Violinist Joshua Bell and double bassist/composer Edgar Meyer perform Concert Duo, “The Prequel” by Edgar Meyer

Violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Christopher O’Riley perform Polonaise Brillante, Op. 4 by Henryk Weiniawski

Harpist Annabelle Taubl, 11, from Derry, NH, performs Colorado Trail by Marcel Grandjany

Pianist Carolyn Chiang, 17, from Greencastle, IN, performs Danza del viejo boyero & Danza del gaucho by Alberto Ginastera

Pianist Carolyn Chiang and double bassist/composer Edgar Meyer perform “The Great Green Sea Snake” by Edgar Meyer

Percussionist Megan Eckhoff, 14, from Tea, SD, performs Tambourin Chinois by Fritz Kreisler

Release Dates

  • Monday, July 3, 2000
  • Monday, February 14, 2000
  • Monday, December 27, 1999

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