The Interlochen Collection: Teen Composers

Mar 12, 2020

Thor Johnson conducting the Interlochen Orchestra in th Jessie V. Stone building

On this edition of The Interlochen Collection, it’s  music composed and performed by teenagers. We’ll hear music written during various composers’ teen years and performed by Interlochen student ensembles. 

Listen to the entire episode below. 

Episode playlist 
Franz Schubert, Magnificat, mvt. 1
Interlochen Arts Academy High School Choir
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento No. 2 in D Major K. 131
Interlochen Arts Academy Haydn Orchestra
Thor Johnson, conductor
September 1964
Felix Mendelssohn, Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20, mvt. 4
Interlochen Arts Academy String Orchestra
David Holland, conductor
October 2002
Dmitri Shostakovich, Symphony No. 1, Op. 10, mvts. 3-4
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra
Thor Johnson, conductor
October 1965 

The archival recordings heard on this program are available thanks in part to The Association for Recorded Sound Collections' Classical Music Preservation Grant, generous support from our listeners, and the Hamer D. and Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation.

 Amanda Sewell is the host and executive producer of the program. Monica Yost provided production assistance.