Caroline Yao performs Debussy’s Cello Sonata on From the Top

Listen to 16-year-old Caroline Yao’s full performance with concert pianist Orli Shaham on NPR’s From the Top Show 361.

16-year-old cellist Jiaxun “Caroline” Yao lives in Flushing, New York and is a junior at Evangel Christian School in Long Island City. She is a recipient of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award.

Prologue: Lent, sostenuto e molto risoluto from the Sonata for Cello and Piano by Claude Debussy (1862-1918), with Orli Shaham, piano