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Meet Lauren Anker

Lauren Anker, horn playerCourtesy of artist

March 25, 2021

For more than 20 consecutive years now, students from top schools of music around the country have joined us as PT Young Artists in Residence...and not even a pandemic will keep us from doing it again this year! Today, we're thrilled to kick off this year's series with French horn player Lauren Anker.

Episode Playlist

Hour 1

Robert Schumann: Album fur die Jugend, Op. 68 (excerpts)
Daniel Levy, piano
Schumann, Album fur die Jugend, Op. 68; Daniel Levy, piano
Nimbus 5219

Reinhold Gliere: Horn Concerto: Movement 1
Lauren Anker, French horn; Mei Rui, piano
Performance Today Young Artist in Residence Series, Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

Charles Griffes: Poem for Flute and Orchestra
Mimi Stillman, flute; Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle; Lorenzo Muti, conductor
Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle, Carolina Theater, Durham, NC

Verne Reynolds: Partita for Horn and Piano IV. Alla Marcia
Lauren Anker, French horn; Mei Rui, piano
Performance Today Young Artist in Residence Series, Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

Robert Schumann: Adagio (from Adagio and Allegro)
Lauren Anker, French horn; Mei Rui, piano
Performance Today Young Artist in Residence Series, Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

Alec Wilder: Suite for Horn and Piano: II. Slow and Sweet
Lauren Anker, French horn; Mei Rui, piano
Performance Today Young Artist in Residence Series, Duncan Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

Hour 2

Reinhold Gliere: Romance, Op. 3
Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Olga Sitkovetsky, piano
Sasha Plays Romantic Russian Rarities
EMI 57025

Mikhail Glinka: Kamarinskaya
ROCO; Mei Ann Chen, conductor
ROCO, St. John the Divine Church, Houston, TX

Fanny Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E-flat major
Artists of the Barenboim-Said Academy: Yamen Saadi, violin; Jamila Asgazade, violin; Katrin Spiegel, viola; Assif Binness, cello
Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Trio elegiaque in G Minor for Piano, Violin and Cello
Wu Han, piano; Alexander Sitkovetsky, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello
CMSLC & Interlochen Presents, Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall, Interlochen, MI