Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, a Beethoven Sonata & More / Show 393
The victorious finale from Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite is performed by a teenage pianist. He’s joined by a talented 14-year-old performing Beethoven, and a young violinist whose musical roots span two continents.
14-year-old pianist Andrew Gu offers an exciting and masterful performance of early Beethoven.
This Episode Features
- A 14-year-old pianist’s masterful performance of early Beethoven
- A young violinist who’s using her voice to champion important issues
- A teenage saxophonist with pride for her home state of Vermont
- A 15-year-old violinist whose musical roots span two continents
- A young pianist’s triumphant performance of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite
- Host: Peter Dugan
Peter Dugan's position is sponsored by Susan and Gerald Slavet.
Performers & Repertoire
- Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. No. 3, Mvmt 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven
- Romance by Amy Beach (1867 - 1944)
- Scaramouche, II. Modere & III. Brazileira by Darius Milhaude (1892 - 1974)
- Darshan by Reena Esmail (b. 1983)
- Firebird Suite Finale by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) arranged by Guido Agosti (1901-1989)
- Monday, December 14, 2020
- Monday, August 9, 2021
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Support Provided By
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Special thanks to Q Division Studios.