Radio Broadcast

Listening Back With Alexei Tartakovski

The McGraw-Hill Companies Young Artists Showcase
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Host: Robert Sherman

This week's Young Artists Showcase features excerpts from a concert presented by the New York Concert Artists Orchestra by pianist Alexei Tartakovski. We’ll hear Tartakovski’s early talent and track his progress.

This past May he was soloist for a performance of Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto conducted by Vince Lee. We will also hear some performances from Alexei Tartakovski’s teenager years. In 2006, he was featured on the Young Artist Showcase as the bronze medalist of the New York Piano Competition. At the competition he performed excerpts from Bach’s Well Tempered Clavier, Book 1 and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

Program details:
Bach: Fugue in C-sharp minor, from Book 1 of the Well Tempered Clavier.
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.1.
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4 in G major

Double Keyboard Delight

Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Host: Robert Sherman

Pianists Naomi Kudo and Yoonie Han, both the 2008 winners of Julliard’s Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, can illustrate their talents separately and together.

On this week's Young Artists Showcase, we take a listen back to Kudo’s first appearance on the program in 2003, then Han joins Kudo to perform Dvorak’s Two Slavonic Dances at Julliard. We’ll also hear Yoonie with the New York Concert Artists Orchestra conducted by Vince Lee for Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2, at a concert presented by New York Concert Artists Orchestra this past May.

Program details:
Haydn:Sonata No. 46 in E Major
-- NaoDebussy: Les Collines d'Anacapri (Preludes, Book I)
-- Naomi Kudo
Dvorak: Two Slavonic Dances
-- Naomi Kudo and Yoonie Han
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor
-- Yoonie Han, with the New york Concert Artists Orchestra