Radio Show Archive

 

Show 063 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week's From the Top features an energetic string quartet of all ninth graders from Pennsylvania performing from Antonín Dvořák's American Quartet. We'll also meet an expressive 15-year-old pianist and hear her nuanced performance of Chopin ...read more...

Show 062 | Boston, Massachusetts

From the Top welcomes a very special guest this week, the extraordinary cellist Yo-Yo Ma, for a program filled with Mr. Ma's trademark humor, humility and artistry. He and host Christopher O'Riley premiere a piece written by a brilliant 15-year-old composer ...read more...

Show 061 | Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

On this week's From the Top, taped at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, you'll hear from a violinist whose impromptu performance in a shoe store earned her a discount on a new pair of shoes, ...read more...

Show 060 | Corning, New York

This week, From the Top comes to you from the stunning Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New York. You'll meet a fabulous 15-year-old violinist who plays music by Sarasate based on Bizet's Carmen, ...read more...

Show 059 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week on From the Top, you'll meet a cello-playing duo who met at summer camp and live 2000 miles apart, a violinist from New Jersey who claims violinists have better pitch than pianists, a teenage soprano ...read more...

Show 058 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded at the Massachusetts State House in Boston, this edition of From the Top features talented young musicians from the Bay State, including a harp quintet, an extremely young cellist, and the Middlesex County 4-H Fife and Drum Corps. ...read more...

Show 057 | Evanston, Illinois

This edition of From the Top, recorded live at the Music Institute of Chicago, features the sensational Chicago Children's Choir under the direction of Josephine Lee, a wonderful teenage brass quintet ...read more...

Show 056 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week on From the Top you'll meet a quartet of violinists, one of whom seems to have a strange knack for crashing into things, and an 18-year-old oboist who just can't seem to get her driver's license. Also, Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach travels to the home of a young harpist to hear her ...read more...

Show 055 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week on From the Top, we meet two delightful Norwegian sisters who serenade us not only on their classical violins, but also on their Norwegian folk fiddles. We try to bottle the energy of a 16-year-old flutist, and we present our special feature ...read more...

Show 054 | Boston, Massachusetts

From the Top features a wide range of stories and music this week, including a 13-year-old harpist performing a moving piece by the great American film composer John Williams, and a talented violinist, who originally hails from Bulgaria ...read more...