Iowa City, IA / 214

Wednesday, February 24, 2010  |  Presented by Englert Theater

About

This week, from the Englert Theater in Iowa City, Iowa our line-up of outstanding performers includes a 14-year-old pianist from nearby Coralville performing Chopin, an 18-year-old from Ann Arbor, Michigan who plays the flute for reasons of the heart, and a teenage trombone quartet from Chicago, who brings the house down with a raucous finale.

Performers and Repertoire:

Cellist Allan Steele, 16, from Chicago, IL, performs IV. Allegro from the Sonata for Violoncello and Piano in D minor, Op.40, by Dmitri Shostakovich

Pianist Thomas Burrill, 14, from Coralville, IA, performs I. Grave – Doppio movimento from Sonata No.2 in B-flat minor, Op.35 by Frederic Chopin

Flutist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Meekyoung Lee, 18, from Ann Arbor, MI, performs I. Allegro aperto from Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 314 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Harpist Katherine Siochi, 16 from Iowa City, IA, and cellist Andrew Altmaier, 16 from Riverside, IA, perform Thoughts of a Wistful Heart by composer Jeremiah Siochi, 17, from Iowa City, IA

The Bone Rangers (trombonists Jake Mezera,14 from, Tinley Park, IL; Joe Krantz, 18, from Hoffman Estates, IL; Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Douglas Meng, 16, from Tinley Park, IL; and Tanner Jackson, 14 from Tinley Park, IL) from the Merit School of Music perform III. Veloce–Ignoblimente from the Sonata for Trombones by Simon Wills

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, August 29, 2011
  • Monday, November 8, 2010
  • Monday, May 31, 2010

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.

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Photo credit: Jonathan Armstrong