Mesa, AZ / 191

Tuesday, November 18, 2008  |  Presented by Mesa Arts Center

About

This week, from the Ikeda Theater at the Mesa Arts Center, our line-up of outstanding performers includes a 13-year-old Arizona pianist playing Prokofiev, a brother and sister team from Philadelphia playing a piece by Zoltán Kodály, and a teenage violinist from Illinois performing a devilish piece by John Williams.

Performers and Repertoire:

Flutist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Chaz Salazar, 16, from Phoenix, AZ, performs III. Presto Giocoso from Sonata by Francis Poulenc.

Violinist Clayton Penrose-Whitmore, 15, from Evanston, IL, performs “Devil’s Dance” from Witches of Eastwick by John Williams

Nick-Man and Robyn (violinist Robyn Bollinger, 17, and cellist Nicholas Bollinger, 15) from Haddonfield, NJ, perform I. Allegro serioso, non troppo from Duo for Violin & Cello, Op. 7 by Zoltán Kodály.

Trumpet player and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Ansel Norris, 16, from Madison, WI, performs Theme and Variations on Carnival of Venice by Jean-Baptiste Arban, arranged by Donald Hunsberger

Pianist Carolynn Cong, 13, from Scottsdale, AZ plays IV. Vivace from Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82 by Sergei Prokofiev

Performers & Repertoire

  • Theme and Variations on Carnival of Venice by Jean-Baptiste Arban, arranged by Donald Hunsberger

Release Dates

  • Monday, December 21, 2009
  • Monday, July 13, 2009
  • Monday, February 23, 2009

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Photo credit: Jonathan Armstrong