Show 195 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded: Sunday, March 29, 2009

This week's From the Top comes to you from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, where a 17-year-old pianist from Washington, D. C. performs Prokofiev, a teenage harpist from Atlanta plays the music of Carlos Salzedo, and the Boston Children's Chorus sings a contemporary composition by the Venezuelan composer Alberto Grau

Performers and Repertoire:

Harpist Mackenzie Hammel, 17, from Cincinnati, OH, performs VI. Seguidilla, VII. Tango and VIII. Rumba from Suite of Eight Dances by Carlos Salzedo

Cellist Aaron Wolff, 15, from Newton Center, MA, performs Hungarian Rhapsody by David Popper
Flutist Alison Beskin, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs III. Animé from Sonatine by Henri Dutilleux

Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Clifton Williams, 17, from Washington, DC, performs Suggestion Diabolique by Sergei Prokofiev

The Boston Children's Chorus performs "Como tú" by Alberto Grau. Conducted by Anthony Trecek-King.

The Boston Children's Chorus and pianist Clifton Williams perform "Bridge Over Troubled Water. Conducted by Anthony Trecek-King.

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