Abilene, TX / 116

Tuesday, February 1, 2005  |  Paramount Theatre  |  Presented by KACU FM

About

This week, from the historic Paramount Theatre in Abilene, Texas, a local 17-member string ensemble plays the music of Mark O’Connor, an outstanding 12-year-old violinist performs Saint-Saëns, and a pianist from Austin and a flutist from Florida both perform Prokofiev. Also, a round of our game Musical Jeopardy is played as a grudge match!

Performers & Repertoire

  • “Olympic Reel” by Mark O’Connor
  • Toccata in D minor by Sergei Prokofiev
  • “Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso” Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Sonata in D Major for Flute and Piano, Op. 94, 4th mvt. by Sergei Prokofiev
  • “Voi, che sapete” from Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Release Dates

  • Monday, September 26, 2005
  • Monday, April 4, 2005

Release date is when this show is released to NPR stations, here on our website, and to our podcast. Shows are released on a weekly basis; please check your local NPR station listing for the actual airtime in your market. If you'd like, you can visit NPR's "Find Stations" page to look for your station.

Great Kids. Great Music.
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Photo credit: Jonathan Armstrong