Celebrating 2019 and Ringing in 2020

December 28, 2019, 11:00 am

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On Saturday’s broadcast, we celebrate an incredible year of music-making! We’ll feature the winner of the 2019 Crain-Maling Foundation Chicago Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition, as well as our live broadcast from the second annual Youth Arts Showcase at Millennium Park, featuring a brass ensemble from Merit School of Music and Latin Grammy-nominated Mariachi Herencia de Mexico.


Carmen Fantasy, by Jenö Hubay
16-year-old  violinist Masha Lakisova of Vernon Hills and pianist Lyudmila Lakisova

Toccata in D minor, op. 11, by Sergei Prokofiev
16-year-old pianist Yerin Yang of Mount Prospect

Fountains of Rome, by Ottorino Respighi 
Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra and Allen Tinkham, conductor

Viola Sonata, by Rebecca Clarke
II. Vivace
Introductions alumnus and violist Matthew Lipman and pianist Shirley Trissell

Bugler’s Holiday, by Leroy Anderson
Merit School of Music Brass Ensemble and Tim Riordan, conductor

Son de la Negra
Latin Grammy-nominated Mariachi Herencia de México

Fantaisie, by Georges Hüe
14-year-old flutist Rosie Wang of Kildeer and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Andrew Grams, conductor