Show 112 | San Diego, California

Recorded: Sunday, December 12, 2004

From the Top visits with the La Jolla Musical Society for a show on the sunny Pacific Coast, recorded at Mandeville Auditorium on the campus of the University of California, San Diego. You'll meet several California-based performers including a guitarist from Woodland playing Fernando Sor’s “Variations on a Theme by Mozart” and a violist from Lemon Grove playing a movement of the Schubert “Arpeggione” Sonata. Also, an eight-year-old pianist from San Diego beautifully performs the music of Chopin.

Performers and Repertoire:

Clarinetist Yao Guang Zhai, 19, from Bejing, China, performs Zigeunerweisen by Pablo de Sarasate

Guitarist Mason Fish, 17, from Woodland, CA, performs Variations on a Theme by Mozart by Fernando Sor

Violist Whittney Thomas, 17, from Lemon Grove, CA, performs Sonata in A minor, "Arpeggione" by Franz Schubert

Pianist Sarina Zhang, 8, from San Diego, CA, performs Waltz No.6 in D-flat major, Op.64, No. 1 by Frédéric Chopin

Violinist Eugene Ugorski, 14, from La Jolla, CA, performs Sonata No.3 in D minor, "Ballade" by Eugene Ysaye