Traditional Program News

Silver Lake College Faculty Member, Diana Shapiro, to Perform on WQXR Radio in Philadelphia

Posted on March 11 2014

WQXR 105.9 FM in Philadelphia will be broadcasting some excerpts from this season's Astral concerts on March 12 and March 17 as part of its "Young Artists Showcase" series. The concerts will also be available for streaming after they've aired, at!/programs/youngartists/

The programs for each evening are:

Wednesday, March 12, 9:00pm:

  • Bridget Kibbey, harp/Benito Meza, clarinet/Gabe Globus-Hoenich, percussion; Latin selections from our opening Aurora Astralis concert at the Kimmel Center
  • Varshavski-Shapiro Piano Duo; Mendelssohn Allegro Brilliant in A Major, Op. 92


Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 9:00pm:

  • Varshavski-Shapiro Piano Duo; Lutoslawski Variations on a theme by Paganini; Schubert Lebensstürme in A minor, D. 947; Rachmaninoff Suite No. 1, “Fantaisie–tableaux,” for Two Pianos, Op. 5
  • Ayane Kozasa, viola & Michael Djupstrom, piano; Hindemith Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 11, No. 4