Radio Show Archive

 

Show 286 | Cincinnati, Ohio

From Corbett Auditorium in Cincinnati, Ohio, this week's program features one of the strongest pre-collegiate music programs in the country: The Cincinnati Starling Project. ...read more...

Show 285 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week's From the Top is broadcast from Calderwood Hall at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, as part of the Massachusetts' Cultural Council's National Summit on Creative Youth Development. You'll meet a guitarist who’s an expert on roller coasters ...read more...

Show 284 | Rochester, New York

This week, From the Top broadcasts from Eastman School of Music, where special guest Sir James Galway joins us to lead an ensemble of young wind players and to tell us why he’s devoting so much of his time to teaching the ...read more...

Show 283 | Boston, Massachusetts

From Jordan Hall in Boston, Massachusetts, this week's From the Top features “The Lark” by Mikhail Glinka brought to life by a wonderfully musical 11-year-old pianist. We'll also enjoy some unaccompanied Bach ...read more...

Show 282 | Chattanooga, Tennessee

From Chattanooga, Tennessee, this week From the Top features an uproarious performance of the music of Japanese composer/pianist Hiromi Uehara, performed by a 14-year-old girl from nearby Maryville, Tennessee. ...read more...

Show 281 | Costa Mesa, California

Presented by the Pacific Symphony, this week's From the Top comes to you from Segerstrom Concert Hall in Costa Mesa, California. Among highlights, you'll hear the beautiful andante from the Rachmoninoff Cello Sonata in G minor performed by a 16-year-old from San Francisco, and enjoy a Buxtehude praeludium ...read more...

Show 280 | Wingate, North Carolina

From North Carolina, this week's show features the return appearance of a From the Top alumnus who went on to win a top prize at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition this year. He's the first American to become a medalist in over sixteen years. ...read more...

Show 279 | Stanford, California

From Stanford University, this week's From the Top features an all-California crew of performers including an extraordinary 12-year-old guitarist from the Bay Area performing the music of Villa-Lobos; the San Francisco Girls Chorus singing a beautiful arrangement of a song from Joni Mitchell's first album ...read more...

Show 278 | Boston, Massachusetts

From our broadcast home, Boston, Massachusetts, this week’s From the Top features a pianist who, at the age of nine, was the youngest performer ever to sign with the recording label, EMI. Also, a phenomenal 16-year-old ...read more...

Show 277 | Bowling Green, Ohio

From Bowling Green, Ohio this week's show features one of the country's strongest teenage string quartets performing the music of Edvard Grieg and a young composer who's written an adventuresome piece with four movements inspired by the four ancient elements: earth, water, air and fire. ...read more...