Show 138 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded: Sunday, March 12, 2006

From New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, this week's show features outstanding musicians from 13 to 18 years old, including a young mezzo soprano from West Roxbury, Massachusetts singing Alessandro Scarlatti and a teenage violinist from Cape Cod performing evocative music about the gods by Karol Szymanowski. You'll also meet a talented teenage composer from Bethesda, Maryland and listen in on a private master class given to him by one of America's leading composers, Libby Larsen.

Performers and Repertoire:

The Biarritz Trio (violinist Nikki Leon, 16 from Acton, MA; cellist Daniel McCormack, 18, from Northampton, MA; pianist Natalie Durham, 16, from Concord, MA) performs Piano Trio in A minor, I. Modere by Maurice Ravel

Mezzo-soprano Wendy Wang, 16 from West Roxbury, MA, performs "Se Florindo è fedele" by Alessandro Scarlatti

Violinist Audrey Wright, 16, from Harwich, MA, performs "Fountain of Arethusa" from "Mythes," Three Poems for Violin and Piano by Karol Szymanowski

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Peng-Peng Gong, 13, from New York, NY, perform Tudor "La, ou la mer rencontre le ciel" (There, where the ocean meets the sky), prelude for piano solo, by composer Dominik Maican, 17, from Bethesda, MD

Pianist Peng-Peng Gong performs No.3, Andante Cantabile and No.4, Presto from Six Moments Musicaux, Op.16, by Sergei Rachmaninoff