Show 254 | Houston, TX

Recorded: Saturday, May 12, 2012

This week's show comes to you from the Brown Theater at the Wortham Center in Houston, Texas, where you'll hear a 17-year-old baritone sing Schubert and a 15-year-old pianist play Liszt’s "La Campanella." Also, the Houston Youth Symphony performs from Beethoven's Fideli, and a 16-year-old from Houston performs a violin show piece – on the cello!

Performers and repertoire:

The Houston Youth Symphony (Michael Webster, Artistic Director and Conductor), performs Leonore Overture No.3, Op.72b from "Fidelio" by Ludwig van Beethoven

French horn player Shelby Nugent, 18, from Waterloo, IL performs I.Massig bewegt from the Sonata in F major by Paul Hindemith

Cellist Charles Seo, 16, from Houston, TX performs "Zigeunerweisen" by Pablo de Sarasate

Baritone Aaron Bigeleisen, 17, from Pittsford, NY. performs "Kriegers Ahnung" from "Schwanengesang," D.957 by Franz Schubert

Pianist Esther Liao, 15 from Houston, TX, performs "La Campanella" from Grandes étude de Paganini, S.141, No.3 in G-sharp minor by Franz Liszt

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