Boston, MA / 175
This week’s show, from New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, includes a 16-year-old violinist playing Gershwin, a teenage bassoonist who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under two minutes, and a 13-year old cellist who plays some devilishly difficult variations on a single string.
Performers and repertoire:
Bassoonist Sarah Abraham, 16, from Atlanta, GA performs I. Allegro con moto from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman
Violinist Hannah Ji, 16, from Basking Ridge, NJ, a Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist, performs the first two movements from Gershwin’s Preludes
Pianist Arianna Körting, 13, from Gates Mills, OH plays Jeux d’eau by Maurice Ravel
Clarinetist Joseph Morris, 17, from Los Gatos, CA performs Viktor’s Tale from the motion picture “The Terminal” by John Williams
Cellist Jonah Ellsworth, 13, from Cambridge, MA plays Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini by Niccolo Paganini
Performers & Repertoire
- Gershwin’s Preludes
- Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini by Niccolo Paganini
- Monday, September 1, 2008
- Monday, April 14, 2008
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