St. Paul, MN / 20

Saturday, May 20, 2000  |  Great American History Theatre  |  Presented by Great American History Theatre


This week, from the Great American History Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, we’ll hear outstanding young musicians from the Minnesota area. An 18-year-old soprano performs Handel, a young string quartet plays Haydn, and a 17-year-old harpist plays Hindemith. Also Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach pays a visit to Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura!

Performers and Repertoire:

Bassoonist Elizabeth McMillan, 18, from Rochester, MN, performs Solo de Concert by Gabriel Pierne

Soprano Anna-Lisa Hackett, 18, from Eden Prairie, MN, performs “O, Had I Jubal’s Lyre,” by George Frideric Handel

Quartetto Sorrisso (violinist Katherine Berg, 15; violinist Alexa Kircher, 17; violist Erica Burton, 17; and cellist Eleanor Kreilkamp, 17) from Minneapolis, MN, perform String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 2 by Franz Joseph Haydn

Harpist Sonja Wangensteen, 17, from Minneapolis, MN, performs Sonata, 1st mvt. by Paul Hindemith

Composer and pianist Teddy Niedermaier, 16, from Minnetonka, MN, and guest artist clarinetist Jennifer Girth performs Niedermaier’s composition “Pristina”

Release Dates

  • Monday, January 1, 2001
  • Monday, June 12, 2000

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