Radio Show Archive

 

Show 144 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week's show comes to you from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston and features outstanding musicians from ten to 17 years old, including our youngest chamber music ensemble ever performing Haydn, a teenage saxophone player from Kentucky ...read more...

Show 143 | Elgin, Illinois

This week, From the Top comes to you from Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin, Illinois, where you'll meet outstanding musicians from 14 to 18 years old, including a young pianist from Wyoming performing Rachmaninoff and a teenage violinist from Elgin performing Lutoslawski. ...read more...

Show 142 | Granville, Ohio

This week, From the Top welcomes a special guest, Béla Fleck, the premiere banjo player in the world today. He joins teenage musicians to perform Bach as well as two of his own compositions, including a striking version of "Sunset Road" performed with a teenage bassist from Michigan. ...read more...

Show 141 | Austin, Texas

This week, From the Top comes to you from the annual convention of the Music Teachers National Association in Austin, Texas. You'll meet outstanding musicians from 13 to 18 years old, including a teenage flutist from Kentucky performing the music of Georges Hue and a pianist from Texas ...read more...

Show 140 | Richardson, Texas

This week, from the Eismann Center for Performing Arts in Richardson, Texas, you'll hear outstanding musicians from 12 to 18 years old, including a very young violinist from Texas performing the Tartini/Kreisler Variations on a Theme by Corelli, a teenage cellist from Georgia ...read more...

Show 139 | Fort Myers, Florida

This week, From the Top is in Fort Myers, Florida showcasing outstanding musicians from 15 to 18 years old. You'll hear a teenage pianist from the area performing the music of Alberto Ginastera and a teenage organist playing two movements from Hermann Schroeder's Little Prelude ...read more...

Show 138 | Boston, Massachusetts

From New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, this week's show features outstanding musicians from 13 to 18 years old, including a young mezzo soprano from West Roxbury, Massachusetts singing Alessandro Scarlatti and a teenage violinist from Cape Cod ...read more...

Show 137 | Tallahassee, Florida

This week, From the Top is in Tallahassee broadcasting from the Ruby Diamond Auditorium at Florida State University. You'll hear outstanding musicians from 15 to 18 years old, including a violinist from New Jersey performing De Falla's Danse Espagnole and a guitarist from California ...read more...

Show 136 | Troy, New York

This week, in a program celebrating Mozart's 250th birthday, you'll hear outstanding musicians play his music, including a 17-year-old from New Orleans performing a movement of the Clarinet Concerto and a 12-year-old from Minnesota performing a movement of the Piano Sonata, K. 332. ...read more...

Show 135 | New York, New York

This week, From the Top comes to you from Florence Gould Hall in New York City and features the music of one of America's greatest composers, John Corigliano. You'll meet the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and learn about his early years and musical inspirations. ...read more...