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San Francisco, CA / 161

Friday, June 1, 2007  |  Herbst Theatre  |  Presented by Classical 102.1 KDFC


This week, from San Francisco’s Herbst Theatre, a 12-year-old pianist confronts a tricky Hungarian Rhapsody, a teen string quartet plays music by Ravel, and a virtuoso clarinetist from Costa Rica confesses his nostalgia for soccer and salsa dancing.

Performers and repertoire:

Violinist Zenas Hsu, 16, from San Jose, CA plays Beethoven’s Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 9 in A, Op. 47 (“Kreutzer”), I. Adagio sustenuto – Presto

Clarinetist Gabriel Campos, Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist, 17, from Costa Rica studying at Interlochen Arts Academy, plays Andre Messager: Solo de Concours

The Colburn School Honors Quartet from Los Angeles (violinists Rieho Yu, 17 and Rachel Sandman, 16; violist Jocelin Pan, 16; and cellist Andrew Hayhurst, 18 perform Ravel’s String Quartet in F, IV. Vif et agite

Pianist Rieko Tsuchida, 12, from Mill Valley, CA plays Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11 in A

Cellist Julian Schwarz, 16 from Seattle, WA and pianist Daniel Walden, 18 from Berkeley, CA play Richard Strauss: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F, Op. 6, I. Allegro con brio

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, January 5, 2009
  • Monday, April 21, 2008
  • Monday, September 17, 2007

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