Radio Show Archive

 

Show 272 | Princeton, New Jersey

This week's From the Top, from Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University, celebrates the 75th anniversary of the American Boychoir. You'll hear them perform all show long and also meet two outstanding teenage strings players ...read more...

Show 271 | New Albany, Ohio

This week, From the Top is at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany, Ohio, where you'll hear the Concert Paraphrase on “Rigoletto” by Franz Liszt and the fanciful Capriccio by Lucas Foss ...read more...

Show 270 | Athens, Georgia

This week From the Top comes to you from Hodgson Concert Hall on the campus of the University of Georgia in Athens, where you'll hear a young guitarist from New York evoke the palace of Alhambra and an outstanding piano trio from Minnesota play the music of Smetana. Also, a teenage cellist beautifully performs Maurice Ravel's Kaddish. ...read more...

Show 269 | Mesa, Arizona

This week, From the Top is at the Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona where you'll hear a 15-year-old violinist play a piece by Zoltán Kodály and a 14-year-old pianist play Prokofiev. Also, you'll enjoy a setting of a poem by Walt Whitman composed by a 17-year-old ...read more...

Show 268 | Tucson, Arizona

This week, From the Top is at Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where you’ll hear a 13-year-old pianist play some diabolical music by Prokofiev and an 11-year-old violinist play the last composition Debussy ever wrote. Also a 17-year-old guitarist plays a piece ...read more...

Show 267 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week's From the Top comes to you from Fraser Performance Studio at WGBH in Boston, Massachusetts, where you'll meet a young violinist who shared her music with her severely autistic brother and watched him use a song to be able to express his emotions for the very first time. ...read more...

Show 266 | Denver, Colorado

This week, From the Top comes to you from Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver where our teenagers play with the great Colorado Symphony. You'll hear an outstanding 17-year-old organist join the orchestra to perform the final movement of the Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 and meet a teenage violinist ...read more...

Show 265 | Dallas, Texas

On this week's From the Top coming to you from Myerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, an outstanding teenage violinist who originally taught himself to play by watching videos on YouTube, will solo with the mighty Dallas Symphony Orchestra. ...read more...

Show 264 | Sarasota, Florida

This week, From the Top comes to you from the Sarasota Opera House in Sarasota, Florida where we’ll hear an 11-year-old violinist who loves to contemplate the cosmos, a 17-year-old horn player who’s practice regimen has inspired a new word, and a young pianist who sleeps with her eyes open. ...read more...

Show 263 | Davis, California

This week, From the Top comes to you from the Robert and Margaret Mondavi Performing Arts Center at the University of California Davis, where you’ll meet an array of award-winning young musicians, including a 17-year-old guitarist who plays Chopin and a 16-year-old flutist who beatboxes ...read more...