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November 24, 2014

Young Artists

Broadcast live from the Newmark Theater- Metro Arts, Inc. presents the 20th annual Van Buren Concerto Competition Young Artists Debut Concert. Eleven teenage soloists perform in this gala concert conducted by Niel DePont. Congratulations to the winners: Kristina Dill, Valerie Ding, Byron Fulop Laing, Aveek Ganguly, Rachel Graves, Carly Cooney, Kristin Qian, Emma Simmons, Rebecca Yakos, Trevor Dunn, and Lauren Yoon. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. on April 1. Tickets at Metro Arts, Inc. 

The concert program and orchestra personnel are listed below.

More information about each young musician is available at this On Deck with Young Musicians page.


Concert Program

BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto No. 3, op. 37, C minor, mvt 3
Aveek Ganguly, Piano

VERDI
“Un di, felice” duet from La Traviata
Rebecca Yakos, Soprano, Trevor Dunn, Tenor

RAVEL
Tzigane
Kristina Dill, Violin

CHOPIN
Piano Concerto No. 2, op. 21 F minor, mvt 3
Lauren Yoon, Piano

VAUGHN WILLIAMS
The Lark Ascending
Special Guest, Rebecca Anderson, Violin

INTERMISSION

ST SAENS
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 22 in G minor, mvt 1
Valerie Ding, Piano

LALO
Symphonie Espagnole op. 21, mvt 1
Byron Fulop Laing, Violin

GLUCK
“Che faro senza Euridice” from Orfeo ed Euridice
Carly Cooney, Mezzo Soprano

BACH
Concerto for Three Violins in D major, BWV 1064, Mvt 1
Rebecca Anderson, Kristin Qian, and Emma Simmons

SARASATE
Carmen Fantasy
Rachel Graves, Violin


Orchestra

Conductor
Niel DePonte

Violin 1
Ron Blessinger, Concertmaster
Margaret Bichteler
Ines Voglar
Paloma Griffin Hébert
Keiko Araki
Sarah Roth
Emily Cole
Irene Gadeholt

Violin 2
Greg Ewer, Principal
Janet Dubay
Lisbeth Dreier
Ryan Lee
Janet George
Lynne Finch

Viola
Joel Belgique, Principal
Charles Noble
Viorel Russo
Jennifer Arnold

Cello
Ken Finch, Principal
Marilyn DeOliveira
Tim Scott
Heather Blackburn

Bass
Don Hermanns, Principal
Jason Schooler
Ted Botsford

Flute
Georgeanne Ries, Principal
Sydney Carlson

Oboe
Kelly Gronli, Principal
Alan Juza

Clarinet
Todd Kuhns, Principal
Mark Dubac

Bassoon
Steve Vacchi, Principal
Adam Trussell

Horn
Graham Kingsbury, Principal
Jen Harrison
Mike Hettwer
Doug Riggs

Trumpet
Dave Bamonte, Principal
Steve Conrow

Trombone
Charles Reneau, Principal
Lars Campbell
Doug Peebles

Percussion
Sergio Carreno, Principal

Timpani
Jonathan Greeney, Principal

Harp
Jennifer Craig, Principal

Keyboard
Yoko Greeney, Principal

Orchestra Personnel Contractor
Janet George

Music Librarian
Julie Collura