Cedar Rapids, IA / 197

Tuesday, May 19, 2009  |  Sinclair Auditorium  |  Presented by Coe College


From Sinclair Auditorium at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this week’s show, part of From the Top and Orchestra Iowa’s multi-year residency “Iowa Makes Music”, includes a nationally renowned teenage mandolin player playing Vittorio Monti’s Czardas, a teenage string quartet from the Chicago area playing Shostakovich, and an 18-year-old bass from nearby Cedar Falls singing Handel.

Performers and Repertoire:

Aurelia String Quartet (violinist Susie Koh, 14, from Buffalo Grove, IL; violinist Laura Park, 15, from Palatine, IL; violist Arianna Smith, 15, from St. Charles, IL; cellist Allan Steele, 15, from Chicago, IL) from the Music Institute of Chicago performs III. Allegro non troppo from Quartet No. 3 in F major Op. 73 by Dmitri Shostakovich

Harpist Katherine Siochi, 15, from Iowa City, IA, performs Impromptu-Caprice by Gabriel Pierné

Bass Rhys Lloyd Talbot, 18, from Cedar Falls, IA, performs “Honor and Arms” from Samson by George Frideric Handel

Cellist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Hyewon Kim, 19, from Tenafly, NJ, performs Elegy, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré

Mandolin player Solly Burton, 17 from Sullivan, IN, performs Czardas by Vittorio Monti, with guitarist Joel Whittinghill

Performers & Repertoire

  • Elegy, Op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré
  • Katharine Siochi, harp

Release Dates

  • Monday, June 21, 2010
  • Monday, December 28, 2009
  • Monday, June 15, 2009

Release date is when this show is released to NPR stations, here on our website, and to our podcast. Shows are released on a weekly basis; please check your local NPR station listing for the actual airtime in your market. If you'd like, you can visit NPR's "Find Stations" page to look for your station.

You may also like...