Radio Taping in San Marcos, Texas
From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Texas State International Piano Festival. This event is presented by the Texas State University. For tickets, click here to visit the Texas State International Piano Festival website.
16-year-old pianist Elbert Gong from Belle Mead, New Jersey, performing "Ondine" from Gaspard de la Nuit by Maurice Ravel.
The Brioso Trio featuring 11-year-old violinist Hannah Ryu from Lexington, Massachusetts, 12-year-old cellist Evan Hsu from Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and 13-year-old pianist Andrew Li from Lexington, Massachusetts, performing I. Allegro from the Piano Trio in C major, Hob. XV:27 by Franz Joseph Haydn.
Festival Duo featuring 16-year-old pianist J.T. Hassell, age 16 from Amarillo, Texas, and 14-year-old pianist Melvina Kuoshu from Greer, South Carolina, performing II. Moderé & III. Brazileira from Scaramouche, Suite for Two Pianos, Op.165b by Darius Milhaud.
13-year-old composer J.P. Redmond from Yonkers, New York (Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist), performing his "Three Poems to Sing" for voice and piano, featuring FTT alum Kara Sainz, mezzo-soprano (Show 211/Santa Barbara) and Christopher O'Riley, piano.
I. There Was an Old Person (Edward Lear)
II. The Eagle (Lord Alfred Tennyson)
III. How Doth the Little Crocodile (Lewis Carroll)
5-piano concert finale: "Stars and Stripes Forever, Homage to Cohan and Sousa" by Peter Petroff (b.1942).
Christopher O'Riley, piano 1
18-year-old Martin Kesuma, age 18 from Jakarta, Indonesia, piano 2
23-year-old Jenny Park, age 23 from Fort Worth, Texas, piano 3
15-year-old Helen Nebeker from Austin, Texas, piano 4
14-year-old Eunice Lee from Austin, Texas, piano 5