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Saturday, October 25, 2008  |  Music Hall in Cincinnati  |  Presented by Cincinnati Pops?


This week, from Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio, outstanding teenage musicians solo with the renowned Cincinnati Pops led by Maestro Erich Kunzel. Highlights include a 16-year-old cellist from Tallahassee performing David Popper’s Hungarian Rhapsody and a 14-year-old violinist from Cleveland performing the Finale of the Burch Violin Concerto No. 1. Also on this week’s show, the pros from the Cincinnati Pops compete against our young musicians in a game of “Geezers vs Wunderkinds!”

Musical performances from this broadcast are included on the Telarc album “From the Top at the Pops.”

Performers and Repertoire:

Cellist Matthew Allen, 16, from Tallahassee, FL, performs Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68 by David Popper

Saxophonist Corey Dundee, 17, from Charlotte, NC, performs III. Allegro Molto from “The Upward Stream” by Russell Peck

Violinist Chad Hoopes, 14, from Shaker Heights, OH, performs III. Finale: Allegro energico from Violin Concerto No.1 in G Minor, Op.26 by Max Bruch

Violinist Caroline Goulding, 16, from Cleveland Heights, OH, performs III. Allegro molto from Concerto for Violin, Piano & Strings in D minor by Felix Mendelssohn

Release Dates

  • Monday, September 14, 2009
  • Monday, February 9, 2009

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