Kids on Keys: Saturday November 4th

Nov 4, 2017

On Saturday November 4th at 1:00 PM, join The Classical Network’s Artist in Residence Jed Distler for Kids on Keys, showcasing some of the best young piano talent in The Classical Network’s immediate broadcast area of Central and Southern New Jersey.

Pianists Nicholas Gritz, Raymond Xu, LiYuan Byrne, Jason Liang, Grace Xiong and Max Wang are heard in selections by Haydn, Kuhlau, Toch, Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven. Childhood recordings by future adult luminaries Shura Cherkassky and Glenn Gould also will be featured, along with a rare 1931 disc by the 14-year-old British child prodigy Wilfred Worden.

Kids on Keys is sponsored by Jacobs Music Company, the area's exclusive representative for new and authentically restored Steinway & Sons, and Steinway designed Boston and Essex pianos as well as Steinway’s new Spirio reperformance piano.