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The McGraw-Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

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Since 1978, The McGraw-Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase has sought out and displayed the talents of young emerging artists. The weekly program regularly presents winners of such international competitions as the William Kapell, Vianna da Motta, and Jose Iturbi, as well as laureates of in-school auditions held at New York's prestigious Juilliard, Manhattan, and Mannes music schools.

Since 1978, The McGraw-Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase has sought out and displayed the talents of young emerging artists. The weekly program regularly presents winners of such international competitions as the William Kapell, Vianna da Motta, and Jose Iturbi, as well as laureates of in-school auditions held at New York's prestigious Juilliard, Manhattan, and Mannes music schools.
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Since 1978, The McGraw-Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase has sought out and displayed the talents of young emerging artists. The weekly program regularly presents winners of such international competitions as the William Kapell, Vianna da Motta, and Jose Iturbi, as well as laureates of in-school auditions held at New York's prestigious Juilliard, Manhattan, and Mannes music schools.

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Episodes

Guitar Students of Sharon Isbin

6/5/2013
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Sharon Isbin told Bob Sherman that three students in her guitar studio were about to give a recital. From those performances at Juilliard's Paul Hall, here are guitarists TY Zhang, Bokyung Byun and Pierre Ferrya Mansilla performing works by Mexican and South American composers, along with Boccherini and De Falla.

Duration:00:56:59

Further Adventures with 2013 Avery Fisher Grant Winners

5/29/2013
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We first met American pianist Andrew Tyson when he took first prize at the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions. He is now a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant winner along with violinists Itamar Zorman and Bella Hristova and pianist Kuok-Wai Lio, all of whom were featured on last week's show.

Duration:00:56:59

A Trio of Young Pianists

5/15/2013
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The Linden String Quartet, plus pianists Sean Chen and Michael Davidman are among the guests on this week's Showcase, all recorded at the American Pianists Association competition.

Duration:00:58:09

Studio Session with Career Bridges Vocal Competition Winners

5/8/2013
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A live session with the recent winners of the Career Bridges Vocal Competition. Nicole Haslett, Robert Balonek and Aaron Short perform selections from The Magic Flute and Die Fledermaus, as well as songs from Man of La Mancha and The Music Man, all with pianist Ted Taylor.

Duration:00:56:59

Studio Session with the Amphion String Quartet

4/17/2013
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On this week's show, for the first time, the Amphion String Quartet - violinists Katie Hyun and David Southorn, violist Wei-Yang Andy Lin, and cellist Mihai Marica - came by the Young Artists Showcase studios.

Duration:00:56:59

Play on Shuffle

4/10/2013
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Three Israeli alumni: pianist Eliran Avni, clarinetist Moran Katz and her cellist sister, Linor Katz. The three are now performing in a group called SHUFFLE, which puts the some of the programming power in the hands of the audience.

Duration:00:57:00

Bach Encores and Fiddlers Three

4/3/2013
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WQXR's Bach 360 festival may be over, but this week the Young Artists Showcase has a pair of encores that were a little too far afield to fit into last week's Bach special: pieces by American composers Samuel Barber and Michael Daugherty.

Duration:00:56:59

At the 2012 Honens International Competition, Part I

3/13/2013
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This week and next, performances from the Honens International Piano Competition at the Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Alberta. As The New York Times reported, the competition "prides itself on awarding accomplished pianists who are complete musicians."

Duration:00:57:00

Happy (Almost) St. Patrick's Day

3/8/2013
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St. Patrick's Day is just a little more than a week away, but Irish eyes are smiling on this week's Young Artists Showcase. Irish mezzo Naomi O'Connell returns to the showcase studios to give a preview of her special Weill Hall recital program titled "Witches, Bitches & Women in Britches."

Duration:00:57:13

At the 2013 Robert Mann String Quartet Seminar

2/27/2013
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A few weeks ago, Juilliard Quartet founder Robert Mann returned to the the Manhattan School of Music for a second series of masterclasses and coachings. On this week's show, we'll present two of those young quartets.

Duration:00:59:43

From Los Angeles and Calgary: iPalpiti and Eric Zuber

2/20/2013
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From a concert recorded at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, the iPalpiti Festival Orchestra opens this show with a performance of Benjamin Britten's Simple Symphony.

Duration:00:57:59

Chinese New Year and Spring Festival Salute

2/13/2013
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To help welcome the Year of the Golden Snake, this week's Young Artists Showcase features a pair of encores and highlights from a 2012 studio visit from tenor Yi Li, who shared some of his favorite Chinese folk songs.

Duration:00:58:30

Pianist Ah Ruem Ahn

1/30/2013
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Pianist Ah Ruem Ahn recently won the 2012 Paloma O'Shea Santander International Piano Competition. On Thursday, Jan. 31, she makes her American debut at Carnegie's Zankel Hall.

Duration:00:56:04

Studio Session with James Kim and Larry Weng

1/23/2013
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The Young Artists Showcase first studio session of 2013, features two musicians from Yale: 19-year-old cellist James Kim, and his almost as young pianist partner, Larry Weng.

Duration:00:57:00

35th Anniversary Snapshots

1/16/2013
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The Young Artists Showcase began airing on WQXR 35 years ago this week. On this show, we celebrate by looking back over the past 15 years at some of host Bob Sherman's favorite moments.

Duration:00:57:01

More Winners and a Preview

1/9/2013
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In the final program of 2012, the Young Artists Showcase introduced the new winners of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions. And last week, we met the new winners of Salon de Virtuosi career grants. However, we could not fit all of the winners into those two programs.

Duration:00:58:07

Winners of Salon de Virtuosi's Scholarship Grants

1/2/2013
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Charlotte White's Salon de Virtuosi helps gifted young artists on their road to success. This year's winners included the Amphion String Quartet, flutist Noemi Gyori, violinst Erika Mitsui, and pianists Katalin Csillagh, Eunice Kim and Vassily Primakov.

Duration:01:01:17

Christmas Once Upon a Time

12/19/2012
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For this Young Artists Showcase Christmas special, host Robert Sherman guides us through shows from holidays past. In fact, many of the youngsters in these recordings are now approaching retirement.

Duration:00:58:54

Chanukah Special: At the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse

12/12/2012
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Continuing a Young Artists Showcase Chanukah tradition, we return to the Keshet Eilon String Mastercourse in Israel, which, like the Young Artists Showcase, is in search for the best young talent.

Duration:01:00:37

Studio Session with the Zodiac Trio

11/28/2012
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We originally introduced the Zodiac Trio in 2006. Currently they are based in Paris and New York. When the trio came to the Young Artists studio this past week, they arrived straight from the airport following concerts in Oklahoma.

Duration:00:57:11