Richardson, TX / 140

Thursday, March 23, 2006  |  Eismann Center for Performing ArtsÊ  |  Presented by WRR 101.1 FM


This week, from the Eismann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson, Texas, you’ll hear outstanding musicians from 12 to 18 years old, including a very young violinist from Texas performing the Tartini/Kreisler Variations on a Theme by Corelli, a teenage cellist from Georgia performing from a cello concerto by Victor Herbert, and a piccolo player from New York performing Fantasy by Willard Elliot. You’ll also hear the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas performing the music of Malcolm Dalglish, and you’ll meet a teenage pianist who raids the thrift shops of Dallas to give Christopher O’Riley a makeover!

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Alexandra Switala, 12, from Grapevine, TX, performs “Variations on a Theme by Corelli” by Giuseppe Tartini, arranged by Fritz Kreisler

Cellist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Brian Sung, 18 from Lawrenceville, GA, performs I. Allegro impetuoso from Cello Concerto No.2 in E minor, Op.30, by Victor Herbert

Piccolo player Kimberly Zaleski, 16 from Garrison, NY, performs the “Fantasy” by Willard S. Elliot

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Andrea Johnson, 16 from Milwaukie, OR, performs the Prelude No.8 in C minor, Op.23, No.7 by Sergei Rachmaninov

The Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas, ages 11–14, performs “Quil O’Quay” by Malcolm Dalglish accompanied by hammered dulcimer player David Mahler, 16, performs Quil O’Quay by Malcolm Dalglish

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, January 15, 2007
  • Monday, July 9, 2007
  • Monday, June 19, 2006

Release date is when this show is released to NPR stations, here on our website, and to our podcast. Shows are released on a weekly basis; please check your local NPR station listing for the actual airtime in your market. If you'd like, you can visit NPR's "Find Stations" page to look for your station.

You may also like...