Radio Show Archive

 

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...

Show 094 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top comes to you from New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll be treated to the gorgeous sounds of the phenomenal Chicago Children's Choir under the direction of Josephine Lee, and hear two movements of John Harbison's piano quintet ...read more...