Show 231 | New York, New York

Recorded: Sunday, April 10, 2011

You logged onto YouTube, you watched, you listened, and you voted! We’re at The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WQXR in New York City, where you'll meet the winners of the Big Break Competition, including Grand Prize winner, percussionist Marcelina Suchocka. You'll also hear a 16-year-old cellist play Bartok, a 15-year-old harpist play Salzedo, and all of this week's musicians perform Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals in a grand finale.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist Brannon Cho, 16, from Short Hills, NJ, performs Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók 

Harpist Helen Gerhold,15, from Lansdale, PA, performs Variations Sur Un Theme Dans Le Style Ancien by Carlos Salzedo

Pianist Gideon Broshy, 17, from New York, NY, performs "Two Motions in One Movement” by Samuel Zyman

Percussionist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Marcelina Suchocka, 17, from Chicago, IL, performs Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra, Movement III by Anders Koppel

Cellist Brannon Cho, harpist Helen Gerhold, pianist Gideon Broshy, percussionist Marcelina Suchocka, and host Christopher O'Riley perform Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Piano 4-Hands by Lucien Garban

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