Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, a Beethoven Sonata & More / Show 393

Monday, December 14, 2020  |  Q Division Studios, Somerville, MA  |  

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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.

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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


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  • Monday, December 14, 2020
  • Monday, August 9, 2021
  • Monday, February 7, 2022
  • Monday, February 20, 2023

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