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This week, From the Top returns to its home in New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, where a Texan teen puts a new spin on a piece of musical Americana, a teen quartet plays Mendelssohn, and a formerly “reluctant” cellist discovers Debussy.
Performers and repertoire:
Violinist Charles Yang, 18, from Austin TX performs Henri Vieuxtemp’s “Souvenir d’Amerique”
Marimba player Molly Yeh, 18, from Glenview, IL plays Michael Burritt’s “October Nights”
Cellist Nico Olarte-Hays, 17, from Plainsboro, NJ plays Debussy: Cello Sonata in D minor, I. Prologue
Elysium String Quartet from New England Conservatory Preparatory Division (violinists Audrey Wright, 17, and Alanna Tonetti-Tieppo, 16; violist James Larson, 18; and cellist Ji Eun Lee, 16) perform Mendelssohn’s String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13, I. Adagio-Allegro vivace
Pianist Gen Tomuro, from Tokyo, studying at Walnut Hill School, plays Poulenc: Caprice Italien from “Napoli” suite.
Performers & Repertoire
- Michael Burritt’s “October Nights”
- Monday, April 7, 2008
- Monday, February 11, 2008
- Monday, September 3, 2007
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