Shostakovich, an 11-year-old Guitarist, & New Music
Charismatic violinist Charles Yang co-hosts a program that features a cheerful 11-year-old guitarist, a spirited performance of Shostakovich, and an imaginative young musician’s new music for quartet.
This Episode Features
- A sunny 11-year-old guitarist from California
- A 15-year-old cellist who’s also an up-and-coming composer
- A talented 17-year-old pianist with music influenced by jazz
- A violinist from Virginia with a sound that blows away our hosts
- A teenage violist with a performance full of energy and conviction
- A jazz finale, written by one of our young musicians
- Host: Peter Dugan
Peter Dugan’s position is sponsored by Susan and Gerald Slavet.
- Co-Host: Charles Yang
Performers & Repertoire
- Sunburst by Andrew York (b. 1958)
- Capriccio for violoncello and piano by Lukas Foss (1922 - 2009), with pianist Li-Tan Hsu
- Concert Etude Op. 40 No. 6 Pastoral by Nikolai Kapustin (1937 – 2020)
- 5 Pieces for Two Violins and Piano (excerpts) by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906 - 1975) with guest host, violinist Charles Yang
- Suite for Viola and Piano (1919), Mvmt 4 by Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959)
- Monday, November 9, 2020
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation