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FTT Guest Host Charles Yang and an amazing erhu player, 02/24/19

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Charles Yang, violinist with Time for Three guest hosts

2/24      Violinist Charles Yang (Time for Three) guest hosts this episode with co-host and pianist Peter Dugan.  We’ll hear violinist Charlotte Marckx performing “Carmen Fantasie” by Franz Waxman, flutist  

Scott Quirk performing a sonata by Daniel Dorff, and Benjamin Lee an erhu player performing Taichi Warrior of Erhu, and much more.

Charles Yang and Friends Cover "Feeling Good"

"Taichi Warrior of Erhu" performed by Benjamin Lee

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Retired NPR All Things Considered host Robert Siegel

Retired NPR All Things Considered host and avid classical music lover Robert Siegel makes a guest appearance on the Feb 17th episode.

2/3        Food Network star Molly Yeh and pianist Peter Dugan co-host this episode from UCONN’s Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts. We’ll hear violinist Miray Ito performing a polonaise by Henryk Wieniawski, violist Sofia Gilchenok performing Brahms, bassoonist Taylor Akin performing an aria by John Steinmetz, and cellist Camden Archambeau performing a Cello Suite by J.S. Bach.

2/10      This week’s show comes from Boston, Massachusetts where we meet an accomplished local pianist who made her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 7, a young musician who’s the second ever double bassist to win the prestigious Stulberg International Strings Competition performs Bottesini, and we get to know a teenage violinist who is also a whiz at New York Times crossword puzzles.

2/17      Recorded live on stage during From the Top’s Annual Gala in Boston, this episode features incredible young musicians and a special appearance by NPR’s All Things Considered Emeritus Host Robert Siegel. We hear a soprano sing a beautifully ethereal piece by Debussy, a teenage violinist shares how his love of hip-hop inspires him to communicate the power of music to his audiences, and a 10-year-old pianist from Missouri performs an exquisite piece by Chopin.

2/24      Violinist Charles Yang (Time for Three) guest hosts this episode with co-host and pianist Peter Dugan.  We’ll hear violinist Charlotte Marckx performing “Carmen Fantasie” by Franz Waxman, flutist  

Scott Quirk performing a sonata by Daniel Dorff, and Benjamin Lee an erhu player performing Taichi Warrior of Erhu, and much more.

Charles Yang and Friends Cover "Feeling Good"

"Taichi Warrior of Erhu" performed by Benjamin Lee