Show 036 | Idyllwild, California

Recorded: Wednesday, December 13, 2000

From the Top travels across the country to the Idyllwild Arts Academy, site of one of the nation’s most prestigious pre-college musical training programs. We meet some of the school’s most talented soloists and their top string ensemble.

Performers and repertoire:

Oboist Alexander Zatalokin, 17, performs Oboe Concerto in C Minor, 3rd mvt. by Alessandro Marcello

Idyllwild String Quartet (cellist Xiao Yuen, 18; violist Andy Lin, 16; and violinists Jia Xu, 18, and Dobrina Dobreva,18) performs String Quartet, Op. 18, No. 1, 1st mvt. by Ludwig van Beethoven

Pianist Cory Daniel Bonn, 18, performs Impromptu in F minor, Op. 36 by Frédéric Chopin

Host Christopher O'Riley performs from Suite in E by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Marimba player Ying-Hsueh Chen, 17, performs "Dream of the Cherry Blossoms" by Keiko Abe

Trumpet player Todor Miroslavov Ivanov, 16, performs Sonata in D Major, 1st and 3rd mvts. by Henry Purcell