Show 200 | Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

Recorded: Wednesday, July 8, 2009

This week's show, from the Heifetz International Music Institute in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, features a return visit from a performer who played piano on one of our earliest shows and is now making her way in the real world -- as a critically-acclaimed singer/ songwriter! You'll also meet a teenage cellist from Illinois playing the Paganini Variations by Piatigorsky and a 15-year-old violinist from California playing the music of Astor Piazzolla.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist Ben Fried, 17, from Highland Park, IL, performs Variations on a Theme of Paganini by Gregor Piatigorsky

Violinist Alexi Kenney, 15 from Palo Alto, CA, performs Grand Tango by Astor Piazzolla

Violist Deberly Kauffman, 17, from Robbinsville, NJ, performs I. Allegro appassionato from Concert Piece in G minor, Op. 46 by Hans Sitt 

Piano Quintet, featuring violinist Alena Merimee, 16, from Strongsville, OH; violinist Clayton Penrose-Whitmore, 16, from Evanston, IL; violist Deberly Kauffman, 17 from Robbinsville, NJ; cellist Julian Langford, 17 from New York, NY; and 10th Anniversary Alumna pianist Stephanie Nilles from New York, NY performs III. Scherzo from Piano Quintet, Op. 57 by Dmitri Shostakovich 

17-year-old violinist Caeli Smith from Philadelphia, PA, violist Deberly Kauffman, cellist Ben Fried, and pianist/singer Stephanie Nilles perform “Over Easy Eggs” by Stephanie Nilles