NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: New York, New York / 231
You logged onto YouTube, you watched, you listened, and you voted! We’re at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WQXR in New York City, where you’ll meet the winners of the Big Break Competition, including Grand Prize winner, percussionist Marcelina Suchocka. You’ll also hear a 16-year-old cellist play Bartok, a 15-year-old harpist play Salzedo, and all of this week’s musicians perform Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals in a grand finale.
Cellist Brannon Cho, harpist Helen Gerhold, pianist Gideon Broshy, percussionist Marcelina Suchocka, and host Christopher O’Riley perform Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Piano 4-Hands by Lucien Garban
Performers & Repertoire
- Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók
- Variations Sur Un Theme Dans Le Style Ancien by Carlos Salzedo
- “Two Motions in One Movement” by Samuel Zyman
- Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra, Movement III by Anders Koppel
- Monday, October 24, 2011
- Monday, May 16, 2011
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