SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- A brother and sister who attend Scarsdale High will perform May 17 at Carnegie’s Weill Recital Hall in New York City.
They are among first place winners of the annual Rondo Young Artist Vanguard Competition. It is an international classical music competition for 18 and under, which awards cash prizes and gives winners a taste of the professional musician’s life through touring and performing.
The Carnegie Hall recital is their debut and will feature classical musicians performing works by Haydn, Barber, Franck, Chopin, Copland and others in piano, violin, cello, ensemble and voice solos.
Highlights will include a piano trio from Manhattan School of Music (Nicholas Burkel cello, Laura Clapp violin, Hanna Yip piano), performing the Dvorak Piano Trio Dumky Trio in E minor.
The Scarsdale High School brother and sister duo, Nivi Ravi and Arjun Ravi will perform Franck Sonata. Nivi plays violin and Arjun piano. Neel Ram Nagarajan, a voice major and composition minor at The Juilliard Pre College division will also be featured in the concert.
Rondo Young Artist, Inc., is a not for profit organization that encourages young people to develop and share their musical talents.
For more information visit www.rondoyoungartist.org .
Tickets ($45) to the recital are available at Carnegie Hall Box Office, 57th St. and Seventh Avenue, New York, N.Y.) or call (212) 247-7800.