Rising Stars - 2012 Memories
Thursday, May 10, 2012 at 7:30 pm
First United Methodist Church
1338 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura, CA
“What’s the Score?” Pre-Concert Lecture with Nuvi Mehta at 6:45 pm
Catch the stars of tomorrow in the Festival’s annual “Rising Stars” Thursday concert. These award-winning, talented young artists will inspire the area’s young student musicians as well as delight the seasoned Festival attendee. A perfect concert to which to bring your children and grandchildren.
This season’s rising stars are:
14-year-old, award-winning pianist, David Fraley and
19-year-old, Julliard-trained violinist, Jourdan Urbach.
David Fraley is from Camarillo and was introduced first to Ventura Music Festival as a former “Rising Star.” Jourdan Urbach, also a former “Rising Star” performer, has already headlined at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, among dozens of other venues, including being featured on; The Today Show, Good Morning America and CBS Sunday Morning. In addition to his musical accomplishments, Urbach is the founder of Children Helping Children, a musical philanthropic organization that raises funds for research and music therapy programs for neurological diseases.
|David Fraley, piano|
|Partita No. 6 in E minor, BWV 830||J. S. Bach|
|Piano Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”||L. v. Beethoven|
|Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2||F. Liszt|
|Concert Etude No. 6: Pastorale||N. Kapustin|
|Jourdan Urbach, violin|
|Tzigane (Concert Rhapsody)||M. Ravel|
|Havanaise, op. 83||C. Saint-Saens|
|Zapateado||P. de Sarasate|
|Porgy & Bess||G. Gershwin
|Por Una Cabeza (Tango)||C. Gardel|
|Recitativo and Scherzo – Caprice, Op. 6||F. Kreisler|
|Feeling Good||A. Newley|
visit Jourdan's website at jourdanurbach.com for music samples