Radio Show Archive

 

Show 161 | San Francisco, California

This week, from San Francisco's Herbst Theatre, a 12-year-old pianist confronts a tricky Hungarian Rhapsody, a teen string quartet plays music by Ravel, and a virtuoso clarinetist from Costa Rica confesses his nostalgia for soccer and salsa dancing. ...read more...

Show 160 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top returns to its home in New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, where a Texan teen puts a new spin on a piece of musical Americana, a teen quartet plays Mendelssohn, and a formerly "reluctant" cellist discovers Debussy. ...read more...

Show 159 | Columbus, Ohio

From the Southern Theatre in Columbus, Ohio, this week's line-up of outstanding young musicians includes a 17-year-old violinist from Columbus playing the famous Khachaturian Sabre Dance and a 14-year-old cellist from Cincinnati playing Chopin's Polonaise Brillante. ...read more...

Show 158 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This week, from Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, it's a show comprised of all local performers. Among them, you'll hear a young clarinetist performing Brahms and a teenage piano trio performing the music of Astor Piazzolla. ...read more...

Show 157 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, our line-up of outstanding young musicians includes a 14-year-old pianist from New York performing Prokofiev, an 18-year-old cellist playing Elgar, and the teenage winner of the U. S. National Accordion Championship ...read more...

Show 156 | Fort Pierce, Florida

This week, from the Sunrise Theatre in Fort Pierce, Florida, our line-up of outstanding young musicians includes a teenage guitarist from the mesa of Utah performing Terrega and a local 12-year-old performing a prelude by Rachmaninoff. ...read more...

Show 155 | Atlanta, Georgia

From Atlanta Symphony Hall at the Woodruff Arts Center in Georgia, this week's line up of outstanding young musicians includes the fabulous Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra performing Wagner and a 17-year-old violinist from North Carolina playing a graceful rag by William Bolcom. ...read more...

Show 154 | Cincinnati, Ohio

This week's show, from Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio, features outstanding young musicians from the area, including a 10-year-old pianist playing a set of variations on a theme by Paganini and the 60 voice strong Cincinnati May Festival Youth Chorus singing Virgil Thomson. ...read more...

Show 153 | San Antonio, Texas

From the Top comes to you from San Antonio, Texas, this week, kicking off the 2007 Texas Music Educators Association annual convention. Among the talented Texans featured, you'll hear a 16-year-old baritone from Fort Worth performing Handel and a 16-year-old clarinetist ...read more...

Show 152 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, our line-up of outstanding young musicians includes an 11-year-old crackerjack violinist performing one of Sarasate’s showpieces and an 18-year old composer who has written a beautiful, post romantic string quintet. ...read more...