Radio Show Archive

 

Show 174 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week's show, taped at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, features an array of exceptionally young musicians. Highlights include an outstanding 10-year-old violinist playing Bartok's Rhapsody No.1 and a 13-year-old pianist performing a diabolical piece by Prokofiev. ...read more...

Show 173 | Rochester, New York

From the Nazareth College Arts Center in Rochester, New York, eight seriously musical teens tackle double reeds, voice, and all manner of strings in performances of music from the 18th to 21st century. ...read more...

Show 172 | Daytona Beach, Florida

This week, from Peabody Auditorium in Daytona Beach, Florida, our line-up of outstanding musicians includes a young pianist from Iowa performing one of Liszt's Transcendental Etudes, a local 13-year-old flutist performing the music of Telemann ...read more...

Show 171| Cleveland, Ohio

From the Top heads to the Cleveland Institute of Music to find a trio of teen siblings with a thing for strings, transcendental music by Liszt, a trombonist with "Thoughts of Love," a teenage percussionist, and the healing sounds of a violinist with compassion. ...read more...

Show 170 | Kahului, Hawaii

From the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului, Hawaii, this week's gifted young musicians include a 13-year-old guitarist playing a Venezuelan waltz, an award-winning 15-year-old double bassist and a five-piano, ten-pianist extravaganza featuring music by Bizet and Khachaturian. ...read more...

Show 169 | Honolulu, Hawaii

This week, from the Hawaii Theater in Honolulu, a teenage pianist from Honolulu plays Prokofiev, the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus sings a Chinese folk song, and a young tuba player who's gone to extremes in his orchestra while awaiting his next entrance, plays Schumann. ...read more...

Show 168 | Worcester, Massachusetts

This week, from historic Mechanics Hall in Worcester, Massachusetts, a 16-year-old pianist performs lively etudes by John Harbison, a 13-year-old violinist plays Brahms, and a young woodwind quintet plays Hindemith. Also, a talented teen trumpeter performs a contemporary piece. ...read more...

Show 167 | Bozeman, Montana

This week, from Bozeman, Montana, an 18-year-old from Butte turns in some pianistic fireworks, a quartet of cello-playing siblings offers a unique take on Boccherini, and a teen violinist from Majorca captures the essence of Spain playing Sarasate. ...read more...

Show 166 | Randolph, Vermont

This week, From the Top is in Randolph, Vermont, and features a teenage violinist from Woodstock performing the music of Fritz Kreisler and a young pianist from Pittsburgh who is carrying out his grandfather's musical legacy. ...read more...

Show 165 | Highland Park, Illinois

This week's From the Top comes to you from the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois, where an 11-year-old violinist from Seattle plays introspective music by Ernest Bloch ...read more...