Randolph, VT / 166

Saturday, September 29, 2007  |  Chandler Music Hall  |  Presented by Chandler Music Hall


This week, From the Top is in Randolph, Vermont, and features a teenage violinist from Woodstock performing the music of Fritz Kreisler and a young pianist from Pittsburgh who is carrying out his grandfather’s musical legacy. Also, you’ll learn how tragic it is to be interested in teen fashion when you live in Vermont.

Performers and repertoire:

French horn player Katherine Jordan, 17, from Charlotte, VT performs Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat, Op. 11, I. Allegro

Clarinetist Christopher Pell, 16, from the Bronx, NY, plays Carl Maria von Weber: Grand Duo Concertant in E-Flat, Op. 48, III. Rondo Allegro

Violinist Dorothea Talento, 18, from Woodstock, VT plays Frizt Kreisler’s Tempo di Minuetto

Cerberus Trio from the Chicago area (Kevin Hu, 14 violin; Ophelia Hu, 17 cello; Mira Luxious, 17 piano) play the Finale from Smetana’s Piano Trio in G minor, III

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Alvin Zhu, 16, from Pittsburgh, PA plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-Sharp minor

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

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  • Monday, June 30, 2008
  • Monday, November 26, 2007

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