Radio Show Archive

 

Show 121 | New York City, New York

This show, presented by Young Audiences, features famed violinist Joshua Bell as our special guest. He performs the music of Ernest Chausson with a teenage string quartet, and you'll learn what he has in common with a young violinist ...read more...

Show 120 | Norfolk, Virginia

This week, From the Top comes to you from the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk as guests of Young Audiences of Virginia and the Virginia Arts Festival. You'll hear musicians from 11 to 18 years old, including a very young pianist performing Debussy ...read more...

Show 119 | Boston, Massachusetts

Broadcast from venerable Symphony Hall in Boston, this week's show features teenage musicians, all students at Walnut Hill, the famous arts school just outside of Boston. You'll hear the finale of the Beethoven Rasumovsky Quartet, the opening scene of Mozart's The Magic Flute, and ...read more...

Show 118 | Savannah, Georgia

This week, From the Top is in beautiful Savannah, Georgia as guests of the Savannah Music Festival. You'll meet outstanding musicians from 13 to 18 and hear a variety of unusual and wonderful music, all from the twentieth century, including pieces by American composer John Corigliano ...read more...

Show 117 | Louisville, Kentucky

From the Top is in bluegrass country this week, broadcasting from Comstock Concert Hall at the University of Louisville. Musicians aged 10 through 18 are featured, including a superb teenage violinist from Washington who plays Sarasate. The Louisville Youth Orchestra takes the stage ...read more...

Show 116 | Abilene, Texas

This week, from the historic Paramount Theatre in Abilene, Texas, a local 17-member string ensemble plays the music of Mark O'Connor, an outstanding 12-year-old violinist performs Saint-Saëns, and a pianist from Austin and a flutist from Florida both perform Prokofiev. ...read more...

Show 115 | Southborough, Massachusetts

From the Top is in Southborough, Massachusetts this week, broadcasting from the Center for the Performing Arts at St. Mark's School. Among highlights, you'll hear the original music of a ten-year-old composer and an audio diary ...read more...

Show 114 | West Palm Beach, Florida

From the Top comes to you this week from the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida. You'll meet a wide range of talented kids, including a 13-year-old violinist who is a published novelist and a 10-year-old "Broadway baby" ...read more...

Show 113 | Honolulu, Hawaii

This week's show comes to you from the historic Hawaii Theater in Honolulu, where you'll meet outstanding young performers, all from the islands. You'll hear a 13-year-old harpist play the Handel Harp Concerto, a teenage chamber ensemble perform ...read more...

Show 112 | San Diego, California

From the Top visits with the La Jolla Musical Society for a show on the sunny Pacific Coast, recorded at Mandeville Auditorium on the campus of the University of California, San Diego. You'll meet several California-based performers including a guitarist from Woodland ...read more...