Jacobs Music Company is proud to sponsor this monthly show, hosted by WWFM – The Classical Network and its Artist-in-Residence, Jed Distler, which showcases live performances with some of the best young piano talent in the area. Also featured on the June 2nd broadcast are historic recordings by future piano icon:
Robert Schumann: In Memoriam November 4th 1847 (date of Felix Mendelssohn’s death) – Performed by Zahavi Rodriguez
Tom Gerou: The Peacocks of Babylon – Performed by Nathalie Yeh
Frederic Chopin: Etude in B Minor Op. 25 No. 10 – Performed by Max Wang
Claude Debussy: L’isle Joyeuse – Performed by Elizabeth Yang
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird (excerpts) – Performed by Hsi-Yun Wu
The show also includes recordings by Daniel Barenboim and Maurizio Pollini as teenagers, plus a 16-year-old Welsh pianist Elias Ackerly playing Liszt, from a private live recording.
Tune in to the WWFM website and ENJOY!