Encore Broadcast | Shivshankar Prasad, 17, piano

February 11, 2023, 11:00 am

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Shivshankar Prasad
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
II. Prestissimo
III. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung

Felix Mendelssohn: Fantasy in F-sharp minor, Op. 28, Scottish Sonata:
I. Con moto agitato
II. Allegro con moto
III. Presto

Richard Danielpour: The Enchanted Garden, Book II:
III. Elegy
IV. Lean Kat Stride