NPR’s From the Top: Los Angeles, CA / Show 367
Recorded in the Hollywood Scoring Studio in Los Angeles, we meet a fantastic 15-year-old pianist who loves Disney so much she can name every ride just by listening to their soundtrack! We also meet a prize-winning string quartet who performs Mendelssohn’s second string quartet and a teenage saxophone player from Texas plays a virtuosic work by a 20th-century composer.
- Guest Host: Pianist Peter Dugan
Prizing versatility as the key to the future of classical music, pianist Peter Dugan is equally at home in classical, jazz, and pop idioms.
Performers & Repertoire
- L'Isle joyeuse by Claude Debussy (1862-1918).
- Sonata in D minor, Op.27, No.3 "Ballade" by Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931).
- I. Adagio - Allegro Vivace from String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847).
- II. Andante and III. Presto from Divertimento for Alto Saxophone and Piano by Roger Boutry (b.1932), with Peter Dugan, piano.
- "Capriccio" by Lukas Foss (1922-2009), with Peter Dugan, piano.
- Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op.28, by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
- Monday, April 22, 2019
- Monday, November 11, 2019
- Monday, May 18, 2020
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Support Provided By
The Bear Quartet’s appearance is supported by Associated Chamber Music Players (ACMP)