Radio Show Archive

 

Show 081 | Montgomery, Alabama

From the Top enjoys some southern hospitality and presents some wonderful young musicians from throughout the Southeastern US, including Fretworks, a mandolin orchestra created at a public arts magnet middle school in Montgomery, and a teenage couple who make music together. ...read more...

Show 080 | Bristol, Tennessee

This week’s From the Top was recorded at the Paramount Center for the Performing Arts in Bristol, Tennessee and includes a young soprano from Georgia performing “Monica’s Waltz” from Menotti’s opera The Medium, and a teenage pianist from Pennsylvania ...read more...

Show 079 | Oberlin, Ohio

This week, From the Top comes to you from Finney Chapel at Oberlin College in Ohio. Our special guest is the incredible conductor and singer Bobby McFerrin, who performs with many of the kids on this week's program, including in our grand finale, the gorgeous Pavane by Gabrielle Faure. ...read more...

Show 078 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, today's From the Top includes an extraordinary young violinist from Austin, Texas who's turned pro and an outstanding pianist from Atlanta who performs Liszt. You'll also meet an animated young soprano ...read more...

Show 077 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top is at home at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston. We meet a duo of bassoonists who play Bozza and reunite another talented twosome who met at summer camp. We also meet a cellist with a passion for watching soap operas ...read more...

Show 076 | St. Paul, Minnesota

This season’s holiday program, recorded at the famous Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul, Minnesota, features young musicians from the upper midwest, including the 42 female members of the Bel Canto Voices, the Minnesota Youth Orchestra Brass Choir, and an extraordinary 12-year-old pianist ...read more...

Show 075 | Interlochen, Michigan

This week's From the Top, recorded in Corson Auditorium on the campus of the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, features a soprano from Indiana performing the playful aria "Vedrai Carino" from Mozart's Don Giovanni, and a guitarist from Queens, New York ...read more...

Show 074 | Austin, Texas

Recorded at the Riverbend Center in Austin, TX, this week’s From the Top features an outstanding young pianist from San Antonio playing Khachaturian, an exceptional violinist playing Sarasate, and four teenagers who like to play Shostakovich in the dark. ...read more...

Show 073 | Waco, Texas

Recorded deep in the heart of Texas on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, this week’s From the Top features outstanding young musicians, 12–17 years old, from all over the Lone Star State. Performers include a young soprano singing an aria from Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” ...read more...

Show 072 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week’s From the Top features outstanding musicians from 14 to 18 years old, including a young violist playing the powerful second movement of the Walton Concerto, and Ravel’s Piano Trio performed by a wonderfully dynamic teenage chamber ensemble. ...read more...