Brevard, NC / 52
This edition of From the Top, recorded at the 65th Annual Brevard Music Festival, spotlights some of the country’s rising young musical stars hailing from North Carolina, Georgia, and Pennsylvania, as well as a young musical student from China.
A 15-year-old bassoonist shares some of the frustrations involved in learning to shave, and we hear about the escapades of two “tomboy princesses.”
Performers and Repertoire
Bassoonist Benjamin Peck, 15, from Lincoln University, PA, performs Concerto in A Minor, 3rd mvt. by Antonio Vivaldi
Pianist Denise Yen, 14, from Atlanta, GA, performs Rigoletto Paraphrase by Franz Liszt
Clarinetist Bao Ze Giang, 16, Wuhan, Hubei, China, performs Hillandale Waltzes by Victor Babin
Pianist Christopher O’Riley performs Intermezzo in C, Opus 119, No. 3 by Johannes Brahms
Harpist Kirsten Carrell, 16, and violinist Meghan Hall, 16, of Winston-Salem, NC, perform “Meditation” from Thais by Jules Massenet
Flutist Benjamin Smolen, 16, from Charlotte, NC, performs Cantabile by George Enesco
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