Show 071 | Troy, New York

Recorded: Friday, September 27, 2002

From the Top ventures to New York's Capital Region for a program recorded at the historic and acoustically rich Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. This week's guests include the fabulous teenage Empire State Youth Percussion Ensemble and an extremely young string quartet from Chicago. We'll also visit nearby Rhinebeck, New York, to find out what's to blame when a young pianist's day goes go very, very wrong!

Performers and Repertoire:

Clarinetist Daniel Goldman, 16, from Louisville, KY, performs Introduction, Theme and Variations by Gioachino Rossini

Pianist Cynthia Tobey, 16, from Rhinebeck, NY, performs Liebestraum, Op. 90, No. 2 in E-flat by Franz Liszt

The Empire State Youth Percussion Ensemble performs Arcadia II, 1st mvt. by David Maslanka   

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "Airbag" by Radiohead, arranged by O'Riley

Violinist Emmanuel Borowsky, 15, from Baltimore, MD, performs Sonata in C Minor, Op. 56 by Edvard Grieg
The Gioco String Quartet (cellist Ben Lash, 11; violist Nicholas Lash, 13; violinist Emma Steele, 12; violinist Hannah Selonick, 12) from Chicago, IL, performs Second Miniature String Quartet by David Stone