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Just a tease...Mendelssohn's Violin Sonata in F Major, III Assai vivace, with Paul Huang and Helen Huang
PBS Now Hear This: The Riddle of Bach ~ Scott Yoo goes to Germany to learn Bach’s sonatas and partitas, widely considered among the greatest works ever written for solo violin. There, he discovers a riddle Bach left behind in his portrait. In trying to solve it, Scott discovers that Bach based his melodic style on Vivaldi and his rhythms on the music of the French court, which leads to a spectacular finale in Paris.
Praised as an artist of "rare talent"(Gramophone) whose playing is "dazzling' (The Washington Post), Chinese pianist Haochen Zhang visits the WRTI performance studio on Thursday, October 3rd at 12:10 PM ahead of his return engagement as soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.
Enjoy Steven Banks in this moving performance of his own composition, As I Am.
Ilya Poletaev plays Franz Liszt's Sonata in B minor