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It's an award-winning pianist, Roberts Wesleyan Wind Ensemble, Pegasus and more, 05/10/21, 8pm

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On this episode (pgm 6) of Performance Upstate we’ll hear an outstanding performance by 13-year-old pianist Christoper Zandieh, Winner of the 2018 MostArts Festival Young Pianist Competition and a $10,000 cash prize. Christopher Zandieh began his Suzuki piano studies at age 4 on Long Island, and, by age 6, enrolled at the School for Strings in NYC as a student of Marina Obukovsky.

We'll hear Christopher, as well as selections from the Roberts Wesleyan College Wind Ensemble, Pegasus Early Music, Eastman Collegium Viol Consort and Fanny Mendelssohn from the"Women Composers Across the Ages" concert at the Geneva Music Festival.

Zequinha de Abreu/Naohiro Iwai Tico: Tico (Roberts Wesleyan College Wind Ensemble, Paul Shewan, cond)
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in e minor (Christopher Zandieh, p; MostArts Festival Orchestra; Yuval Zaliouk, cond) 
Orlando Gibbons: Fantasia a 4, No. 1 (Eastman Collegium Viol Consort; Rochester Early Music Festival 2019)
Josquin des Prez: O virgo prudentissima (Musica Spei; Ben David Aronson & Denver Pascua, sackbuts)  
Landini: Guarda una volta (Pegasus, “The Panther and the Rose” concert)
Brahms: Rhapsody (Diane Walsh, p; an all-Piano Festival concert, Skaneateles Festival '19-20) 
Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel: String Quartet in E-flat (Eliot Heaton, Geoffrey Herd, v; Hillary Herndon, vla; Max Geissler, c; "Women Composers Across the Ages;" Geneva Music Festival)

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Panther and Rose Concert

Ciconia: Una panthera Jacopo da Bologna: Aquila altera Ciconia: O rosa bella (Pegasus Early Music, “The Panther and the Rose” concert)
Donald Grantham: J' ai été au bal (I went to the dance) (Roberts Wesleyan College Wind Ensemble, Paul Shewan, cond)