Show 102 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded: Sunday, May 9, 2004

This week, renowned violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg joins outstanding teenage musicians as our special guest. She performs the wonderful Scherzo from Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet with them, and, you’ll also hear a 17-year-old violist from Massachusetts play Bach and an 18-year-old from New Jersey play the Adagio from Samuel Barber’s Cello Sonata. Also, Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach will join the From the Top Players in their production of the new musical How to Succeed in Music Without Really Trying.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Zachary Taxin, 16, from New York, NY performs Hungarian Dance No. 1 in G minor by Johannes Brahms

Violinist Zachary Taxin; violist Izia Weyman, 17, from Newton, MA; cellist Jessica Wang,18, from Bedminster, NJ; violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg; and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform Piano Quintet, Op. 44, Scherzo by Robert Schumann

Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg performs Vocalise by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs Tori Amos's "Mother", arranged by O'Riley

Violist Izia Weyman performs Suite No. 1, Minuets 1 and 2 by Johann Sebastian Bach

Cellist Jessica Wang performs Cello Sonata, Op. 6, Adagio by Samuel Barber

All of today's musicians perform Pachelbel's Canonball by Barry Socher (closing of program)