Minnesota Varsity's Showcase Concert on April 28 was a sparkling finale to our high school classical music initiative's third season!
In fact, too good to end there: on Tuesday May 7 at 8:00 p.m., Classical MPR will rebroadcast the entire Fitzgerald Theatre concert, featuring performances by Showcase Artists Luna String Quartet, Hartman-Warren-Doyle Trio, pianist Megan Ruan, and singers Eric Sargent and Kristina Butler, and the premieres of works by Showcase Composers Austin Kraft and Grant Luhmann.
Re-live the excitement of the Minnesota Varsity Showcase, or hear it for the first time, Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.!
Minnesota Varsity Showcase Round
Hartman-Warren-Doyle Trio:Derek Hartman/pno;
Luther Warren/vln; Nora Doyle/cello, Piano/vln/cello Trio, performing Piano Trio #1 in d, Op. 49, 1st mvt. composed/arranged by Felix Mendelssohn.
The Luna String Quartet:(Encore vote winner) Anna Humphrey/vln; Emma Richman, vln; Alexandra Sophocleus/vla; Nora Doyle/cello, String Quartet, performing String Quartet in f, 1st mvt. composed/arranged by Felix Mendelssohn.
Eric Sargent, Voiceperforming Where's the Girl?, fr. The Scarlet Pimpernel composed/arranged by Frank Wildhorn/Nan Knighton.
Kristina Butler, Voice(Audience vote winner) performing Amor composed/arranged by William Bolcom.
Megan Ruan, Pianoperforming Piano Prelude III. Serene composed/arranged by Stephen Paulus.
Austin Kraftfrom Savage, MN, who composed "Arabesque in A Minor"