Radio Show Archive

 

Show 104 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

This week, From the Top is in New Mexico at the Simms Center for the Performing Arts at Albuquerque Academy. You'll hear a teenage cellist performing from the Bach Cello Suites, a young oboist playing a dazzling montage of themes from an opera by Donizetti ...read more...

Show 103 | Winchester, Virginia

From Armstrong Concert Hall at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, this week's From the Top features outstanding musicians from 12 to 18, including a young guitarist from Stafford, Virginia performing a spicy piece of Spanish guitar music and a playful teenage chamber ensemble ...read more...

Show 102 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, renowned violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg joins outstanding teenage musicians as our special guest. She performs the wonderful Scherzo from Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet with them, and, you’ll also hear a 17-year-old violist from Massachusetts play Bach ...read more...

Show 101 | Minneapolis, Minnesota

This episode of From the Top comes to you from the biennial Convention MENC: The National Association of Music Education in Minneapolis, Minnesota. You'll hear a young baritone from Texas singing Schubert and a teenage ensemble from Chicago ...read more...

Show 100 | Chattanooga, Tennessee

From the Top is in Chattanooga, Tennessee this week, featuring talented teens aged 16–18. You'll hear the beautiful Sicilienne from Faure's "Pelléas et Mélisande" played for you by a young flutist from Jonesboro, and the Paganini Cantabile in D performed by a violinist from Knoxville. ...read more...

Show 099 | Louisville, Kentucky

From the Top is in Bluegrass Country introducing audiences to some wonderful young performers from this music rich area. You'll be treated to Symphony No.2 in D Major performed by The Youth Performing Arts School Philharmonia and Richard Cioffari's lively "Fagotten March" ...read more...

Show 098 | Boston, Massachusetts

From New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, this week's program features talented performers aged 13–18, including a flutist from Kentucky performing from George Enesco's Cantabile et Presto and a chamber ensemble from the Juilliard School's Pre-College Division ...read more...

Show 097 | Iowa City, Iowa

This week, From the Top is in America’s heartland at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. You'll hear the works of three contemporary American composers — Paul Schoenfield, Dominic Argento, and Paul Creston — and you'll hear a lot about American parents from today's young performers. ...read more...

Show 096 | Scottsdale, Arizona

From the Top heads to the Valley of the Sun with a show recorded at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Arizona. You'll hear five phenomenal young musicians play works by Poulenc, Haydn, Villa-Lobos and Magin, as well as an original composition by the first honoree of our Young Composer Project. ...read more...

Show 095 | Atlanta, Georgia

This week, From the Top heads to Atlanta, Georgia to record in the beautiful Schwartz Center for Performing Arts at Emory University. You'll meet a quartet of sibling pairs who play Haydn, a teen violinist who plays Piazzolla, and a dynamic young percussionist who plays Khachaturian ...read more...