Radio Show Archive

 

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...

Show 262 | Greensburg, Pennsylvania

From the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, this week's From the Top features a local 12-year-old pianist playing one of Aaron Copland’s most playful pieces, a talented 15-year-old cellist performing Schumann, and the fantastic Junior Division winners ...read more...

Show 261 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week we're at our home base, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll hear a 13-year-old cellist perform Tchaikovsky and a 9-year-old violinist perform a lively showpiece by Pablo de Sarasate. ...read more...

Show 260 | Troy, New York

In this week's cello-centric episode, one of the master cellists of our time, Matt Haimovitz, performs with our teenage musicians. Among highlights, you'll hear a performance of David Popper's Requiem played by Matt Haimovitz, Christopher O'Riley, and two fantastic teenage cellists, ...read more...

Show 259 | Beijing, China

From the Top comes to you this week from Beijing China for the second of two shows taped at the Central Conservatory of Music. Among highlights, you'll hear a fantastic 13-year-old ehru player perform "Sunshine on Taxkorgan"by Chen Gang and an 11-year-old violinist from Brunei perform Haydn backed by the Great Wall Soloists conducted by Kurt Sassmannshaus, ...read more...

Show 258 | Beijing, China

This week, From the Top crosses the world to Beijing, China! We're at the Central Conservatory of Music, a fantastic institution that provides training to many of the best young musicians from all around the country and beyond. ...read more...

Show 257 | Chautauqua, New York

This week, we're at Chautauqua Amphitheater at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York, where you'll hear a teenage guitarist play his own arrangement of Scarlatti and a 13-year-old pianist perform Liszt. ...read more...

Show 256 | Grapevine, TX

Does the discipline and dedication required to serve in our nation’s armed forces have anything in common with the discipline and dedication required to become a skilled classical musician? All of the kids on today’s show would say, "Yes!" ...read more...