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Pittsburgh, PA / 7

Sunday, October 31, 1999  |  Carnegie Music Hall  |  Presented by Carnegie Mellon University


From Carnegie Mellon University’s Mellon Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this week’s show features five outstanding musicians, including a 15-year-old from West Virginia performing the first movement of Hayden’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat, a 16-year-old flutist from Ohio performing Carl Doppler’s Mazurka de Salon, and a ten-year-old violinist from Baltimore playing Wieniawski’s Scherzo-Tarantella. Plus, two of today’s talented teens compete in a spirited round of musical jeopardy.

Performers and repertoire:

Trombonist Brad Williams, 16, from St. Petersburg, FL, performs Concerto for Trombone, 1st mvt. by Launy Grondahl

Pianist Eric Zuber, 14, from Bel Air, MD, performs Prelude in B-flat, Opus 23, No. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Flutist Elizabeth Diener, 16, from Hartville, OH, performs Mazurka de Salon by Franz Doppler

Trumpeter Darren Ringer, 15, from Pittsburgh, PA, performs Trumpet Concerto in E-flat, 1st mvt. by Joseph Haydn

Violinist Alicia Hui, 10, from Baltimore, MD, performs Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op. 16 by Henryk Wieniawski

Performers & Repertoire

  • Prelude in B-flat, Opus 23, No. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Release Dates

  • Monday, April 3, 2000
  • Monday, January 17, 2000

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