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Hear The 5 Browns Live In Boerne

On Saturday, February 9 there was a sold out crowd at the Boerne Performing Arts presentation of The 5 Browns. The piano quintet is comprised of five sibling Juilliard pianists, two brothers and three sisters.

  • Stephen Beus, a fellow Juilliard student of the Browns, sat in for Desirae, one of the sisters.

Since being dubbed the "Fab Five" by People Magazine, the group has been featured on Oprah, 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, Today, and The Tonight Show.

This concert broadcast will be aired again in April 2013 as part of Public Radio Music Month!

TPR's John Clare and Paul Flahive  were there to capture the sounds and excitement and now you can relive the experience or catch an amazing concert for the very first time!

Their program was:

  • Rondo alla Turca, Mozart- 5 Browns
  • My favorite things, Rodgers - Melody Brown
  • Ich liebe dich, Grieg - Deondra Brown
  • Malageuna, Lecuona - Ryan and Greg Brown
  • Etude de concert, MacDowell - Ryan Brown
  • Rite of Spring part 1, Stravinsky - 5 Browns
  • Star Wars suite, Williams - 5 Browns
  • The swan, Saint-Saens - Melody and Deondra brown
  • Atonement, Dario Marinelli - 5 Browns
  • Danse macabre, Saint-Saens - 5 Browns
  • In the hall of the mountain king, Grieg - 5 Browns

You can find out more about The 5 Browns online at www.the5browns.com, or follow them on Facebook, or on Twitter.

Boerne Performing Arts have finished their season this year, but you can find out more at www.boerneperformingarts.com.


John Clare is comfortable behind a microphone, streaming video or playing violin. A former broadcaster for NPR, John has previously worked with Voice of America, the Canadian Broadcast Corporation and stations in Kansas, Nevada, California, and Pennsylvania.