Show 233 | Carmel, Indiana

Recorded: Tuesday, April 26, 2011

This week, from the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, you'll hear a 16-year-old perform music by the “Czar of Cellists," a young harpist share what life is like on her Indiana farm, and four teenagers describe the very different ways their parents got them through times when they wanted to quit music. Also, special guest Michael Feinstein, renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook, sings Gershwin accompanied by our kids.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Matthew Liversedge, 16, from Wilmore, KY performs At the Fountain, Op. 20, No. 2 by Carl Davidoff

Harpist Katherine Kapelsohn, 15, from Bloomfield, IN performs "Asturias"  from Suite Española, Op.47, by Isaac Albéniz

Quartet Toujours (violinist Heeyeon Chung, 18; violinist Kaho Sugawara, 17; violist Eva Kennedy, 16; and cellist Ruthie Cordray,18) from Worthington, OH performs III. Allegro non troppo (4:00) from String Quartet No.3 in F major, Op.73 by Dmitri Shostakovich
 
Bassoonist Thomas English, 17, from Carmel, IN performs I. Allegro Moderato from Concerto in F major by Johann Hummel
 
Guest Artist Michael Feinstein performs “Love Walked In” by George Gershwin, arranged by Lee Blaske, accompanied by harpist Katherine Kapelsohn, Quartet Toujours, and pianist Christopher O’Riley

Click here to see a picture of the practice game created by Eva Kennedy's mom. To learn about other ways parents motivate their kids to practice, check out our Parents' Perspective blog series.

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