NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Greensburg, Pennsylvania / 262
From the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, this week’s From the Top features a local 12-year-old pianist playing one of Aaron Copland’s most playful pieces, a talented 15-year-old cellist performing Schumann, and the fantastic Junior Division winners of the nation’s most prestigious chamber music competition performing from Leos Janacek’s String Quartet No. 2.
Performers & Repertoire
Quartet Stracciatella | Erika Gray (16), violin, HyunJae Lim (14), violin, Stephanie Block (18), viola, Johannes Gray (15), celloIV. Allegro from String Quartet No.2, “Intimate Letters,” by Leoš Janáček
“The Cat and the Mouse” by Aaron Copland
Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano in A minor, Op.105, I.Mit leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck by Robert Schumann
“Féerie: Prélude et Danse by Marcel Tournier
III. Rasch, mit Feuer from Fantasiestücke, Op.73 by Robert Schumann
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