Saturday, May 7, 2011

Claremont on Performance Today

In February we performed in a 12 hour marathon concert celebrating the 50th Birthday of Young Concert Artists, the amazing organization that helped us launch our career more than 10 years ago. This coming Monday, May 9 Performance Today is broadcasting an hour of highlights from that marathon including our performance of the 2nd and 3rd movements of Paul Schoenfield's "Cafe Music".

For a nationwide list of Performance Today stations and schedules, check here.

Or listen online here any time during the week of May 9 - May 15.

Here's the complete program:

Segment 1

Schubert: Impromptu in A-flat Major, Op. 142, No. 2
Emanuel Ax,piano

Godefroid: Carnaval de Venise
Catrin Finch, harp

Segment 2

Gary Schocker: Three Dances for Two Flutes – No. 2: Moody
Eugenia Zukerman, flute; Gary Schocker, flute; Ran Dank, piano

Ligeti: Etudes, Book 1 – No. 2: Cordes a vide
Jeremy Denk,piano

Paul Schoenfield: Cafe Music (mvts II & III)
Claremont Trio

Segment 3

Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee (arr. Makoto Nakura)
Makoto Nakura, marimba

Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 – IV. Presto
Elina Vahala, violin; Karen Gomyo,violin; Donald Weilerstein, violin; Lynn Chang, violin; Marcus Thompson, viola; Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola; Narek Hakhnazaryan, cello; Marcy Rosen, cello

Thanks to Junah Chung and Greg Smith for the photos!