Radio Show Archive

 

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...

Show 276 | Vermillion, South Dakota

This week, From the Top is on the campus of the University of South Dakota at the National Music Museum, where you'll hear some of the amazing historical instruments in their collection, including an historic fortepiano, ...read more...

Show 275 | Aspen, Colorado

This week, From the Top comes to you from Harris Concert Hall at the Aspen Music Festival and School, where you'll meet an outstanding array of young musicians who are studying here this summer. ...read more...

Show 274 | San Marcos, Texas

This week's From the Top comes to you from Evans Auditorium on the campus of Texas State University in San Marcos, the site of the Texas State International Piano Festival. You'll hear a variety of outstanding young pianists, including a duo ...read more...

Show 273 | El Paso, Texas

This week, From the Top comes to you from the historic Plaza Theater in El Paso, Texas, where you'll hear an extraordinary 13-year-old clarinetist performing Concertino, Op.26 by Carl Maria von Weber and meet a charming 11-year-old harpist ...read more...