Shivshankar Prasad (Photo: Meghan White, Skokie Public Library Staff Photographer)
This weekend, the featured young soloist is Shivshankar Prasad, a pianist who first appeared on Introductions in April 2022 as a finalist in the 2022 Crain-Maling Foundation CSO Young Artists Competition. His live recital in WFMT’s Fay and Daniel Levin Performance Studio features music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, Ludwig van Beethoven, Felix Mendelssohn, and Richard Danielpour.
This episode first went out live on October 15, 2022. Video, podcast and biography are available at the original episode page.
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableau in C minor, Op. 39, No. 1
Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30 in E, Op. 109:
I. Vivace, ma non troppo – Adagio espressivo
III. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung
Felix Mendelssohn: Fantasy in F-sharp minor, Op. 28, Scottish Sonata:
I. Con moto agitato
II. Allegro con moto
Richard Danielpour: The Enchanted Garden, Book II:
IV. Lean Kat Stride