Show 091 | Interlochen, Michigan

Recorded: Wednesday, November 5, 2003

This week, From the Top returns to Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. You'll hear some of the school's top student musicians, including a teenage ensemble performing a movement from Mozart's Oboe Quartet and an 18-year-old saxophonist performing a piece by Eugene Bozza. You'll also meet two talented clarinetists who have inspired a dubious new TV series called "Two Peas in a Pod."

Performers and Repertoire:

Trombonist Marc Boehm, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs Concertino, 3rd mvt. by Lars-Erik Larsson

Alto saxophonist Keitaro Harada, 18, from Tokyo, Japan performs Aria by Eugene Bozza

Clarinetists Emil Hudyyev, 16, from Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, and Johnny Teyssier, 16, from Shoreview, MN, perform Concertpiece No. 2, 3rd mvt. by Felix Mendelssohn

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "Cut Tooth" by Radiohead

The Oboe Quartet (oboist Elizabeth Koch, 17, from Buffalo, NY; cellist Benjamin Dry, 19, from Cape Town, South Africa; violinist Joshua Greenberger, 16, from Sewickley, PA; and violist Leigh Wallmeyer, 17, from Madison, WI) performs Oboe Quartet, 1st mvt. by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Pianist Julija Nikonovaite, 19, from Vilnius, Lithuania, performs Prelude in G-flat Major by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Clarinetists Emil Hudyyev and Johnny Teyssier perform Concertpiece No. 2, 1st mvt. by Felix Mendelssohn (closing of program)