Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Meet Mayumi Kanagawa

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Mayumi Kanagawa Oliver Wuest

There's plenty of gloomy talk these days about the impending death of classical music. Nay-sayers point to dwindling audiences and orchestra balance sheets awash in red ink. After today's show, you won't be able to reach any conclusion except one: the future of classical music is in very good hands. We're featuring some remarkable young musicians, including Time for Three, pianist Mariangela Vacatello, and PT's newest Young Artist-in-Residence, violinist Mayumi Kanagawa, who will be in the PT studios for the next five days.