Event Calendar

Radio Taping in Cincinnati, Ohio
Corbett Auditorium
Wed, April 2, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at Corbett Auditorium in Cincinnati, Ohio. This show is presented by the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Starling Chamber Orchestra.

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Starling Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sassmannshaus, conductor, performing I. Marcia from Serenata notturna in D, K. 239 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

12-year-old violinist Skye Park from Lexington, Kentucky, performing Salut d'amour by Edward Elgar with the Starling Chamber Orchestra, Kurt Sassmannshaus, conductor

17-year-old pianist Yilun Xu from New York, New York, performing Feux d'artifice (Fireworks) from Préludes, Book II by Claude Debussy

Starling/From the Top Alumni Violin Trio performing "Romance" by Joseph Hellmesberger with Christopher O'Riley, piano
    24-year-old violinist Tessa Lark
    21-year-old violinist Jonathan Miron
    25-year-old violinist Charles Yang

17-year-old horn player Avery Roth-Hawthorne (Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist) from Oakland, California, performing I. Adagio from Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70, by Robert Schumann



Radio Taping in Miami, Florida
New World Center
Tue, April 8, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the New World Center in Miami, Florida. This show will be presented by the New World Symphony

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17-year-old soprano Virginia Mims from West Palm Beach, Florida, performing "Il bacio" by Luigi Arditi

13-year-old violinist Nicholas Abrahams from Pembroke Pines, Florida, performing Romanza Andaluza from Spanish Dances, Op. 22 by Pablo de Sarasate

18-year-old pianist Michelle Zhao (Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist) from Guangdong, China, and currently studying at Interlochen Arts Academy, performing Ricercare and Toccata on a Theme from The Old Maid and the Thief bi Gian Carlo Menotti

New World Symphony Fellow and From the Top alum Matthew Roitstein, flute

16-year-old violist Mira Williams from Chicago, Illinois


Radio Taping in Tacoma, Washington
Rialto Theatre
Thu, April 24, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Rialto Theatre in Tacoma, Washington. This show will be presented by Northwest Public Radio and Broadway Center.

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Performers include:

16-year-old violist Maia Hoffman from Portland, Oregon (Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist), performing II. Lebhaft from Märchenbilder (Fairy Tales) by Robert Schumann, with Christopher O'Riley, piano

15-year-old pianist Derek Wang from Needham, Massachusetts performing Toccata in D minor, Op.11 by Sergei Prokofiev.

18-year-old violinist Sophia Stoyanovich from Bainbridge Island, Washington performing Romance for Violin and Piano composed by her father, Patrick Stoyanovich, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

17-year-old soprano Kresley Figueroa from Flagstaff, Arizona performing "Adieu, notre petite table" from the opera Manon by Jules Massenet, with Christopher O'Riley, piano. 

15-year-old cellist Jeremy Tai from Cupertino, California performing I. Allegro agitato from the Sonata in A minor for Cello and Piano, Op.36 by Edvard Grieg, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

Konpeito Cello Quartet (coached by Jonathan Koh at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music) performing “The Path of the Wind” by Joe Hisaishi, arr. Jeremy Tai
     17-year-old Irene Jeong from Palo Alto, CA
     16-year-old Catherine Kim from Palo Alto, CA
     17-year-old Minku Lee from Palo Alto, CA
     15-year-old Jeremy Tai from Cupertino, CA (soloist above)

Radio Taping in Seattle, Washington
PONCHO Hall at Cornish College of the Arts
Sat, April 26, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at PONCHO Hall at Cornish College of the Arts. This show will be presented by Cornish College of the Arts. This show will not be ticketed publicly. If you have questions about attending this show, please contact Robin Allen LaPlante, From the Top Marketing & Communications Manager, National Tour, at 617-437-0707 x103 or by email: rlaplante@fromthetop.org.

Performers include:

17-year-old violinist Felicity James from Seattle, Washington performing II. Nigun from Baal Shem, Three Pictures of Hassidic Life for Violin and Piano by Ernest Bloch, with Christopher O'Riley, piano 

16-year-old pianist Agata Sorotokin from San Jose, California performing movements from Musical Toys by Sofia Gubaidulina
      Mechanical Accordion
      Magic Roundabout
      The Woodpecker
      The Drummer

18-year-old composer Jack Gulielmetti from New York, New York, will have movements of his piano trio, Tropholingua, performed by 18-year-old cellist Joseph Teeter from Topeka, Kansas, 17-year-old violinist Felicity James, and 16-year-old pianist Agata Sorotokin

17-year-old cellist Audrey Chen from Redmond, Washington, performing Variations on a Theme by Rossini by Niccolò Paganini, arr. Silva, with Christopher O'Riley, piano

Precipice Saxophone Quartet, from the Merit School of Music in Chicago (coached by Shawn Tracy) performing V. Fanfare/Variations on the Chorale Melody "Durch Adams Fall" from Recitation Book for Saxophone Quartet by David Maslanka
      18-year-old Justin Udry, soprano, from Kenosha, Wisconsin
      17-year-old Elizabeth Rangel, alto, from Chicago, Illinois
      18-year-old Logan Curry, tenor, from Maywood, Illinois
      17-year-old Shane Woods, baritone, from Matteson, Illinois


Radio Taping in Norfolk, Virginia
Attucks Theatre
Tue, May 13, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Attucks Theatre in Norfolk, Virginia. This show will be presented by the Virginia Arts Festival. 

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From the Top Gala
MIT Media Lab
Wed, May 21, 6:30pm - 9:30pm