Watch Our Show from Monterey, CA on YouTube!
We’ve got a treat for you! Last week’s Show 230, which was taped April 7 in Monterey, California as part of the e.g. Conference, was captured on video in its entirety. This means each performance is on YouTube for you to watch!
If you’re pressed for time, at least check out this clip of Jake Shimabukuro (ukulele) and Charles Yang (alum and violinist) jamming before our show.
Prepare to be inspired – here’s what a few fans are saying:
I'm listening to an amazing violin + ukelele performance of "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" http://bit.ly/klsY3I @classicalkid
— Abi Noda 野田 (@abi) May 6, 2011
— Catherine Hill (@kit_hill) May 6, 2011
The hour-long show is broken up by performance. Annotations have been embedded into the end of each video to that will link to the next segment.
Segment 1: Opening and 9-Year-Old Pianist Ray Ushikubo performing Grand Valse Brilliant, Op. 18 by Frédéric Chopin
Segment 2: Violinist and From the Top alum Charles Yang, accompanied by host Christopher O’Riley performing Chaconne in G minor by Tomaso Vitali.
Segment 3: Jake Shimabukuro solos, then is joined by 12 year-old guitarist and From the Top alum Roberto Granados. The two collaborate on one of Jake’s pieces, “Pianoforte.”
Segment 4: 16-Year-Old Double Bassist Emily Brown performing “War and Peace” by François Rabbath
Segment 5: Finalé with ensemble rendition of Jake Shimabukuro’s “Trapped.” Arranged by Lee Blaske, this performance features special guest artist Jake Shimabukuro, violinist Charles Yang, guitarist Roberto Granados, and double bassist Emily Brown.