Radio Show Archive

 

Show 042 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top is home at the New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston. We meet a cello trio comprised of students from the prestigious Walnut Hill School outside Boston, as well as a pianist from San Antonio, a violinist from St. Louis ...read more...

Show 041 | Austin, Texas

This week, From the Top is deep in the heart of Texas on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin. Host Christopher O'Riley may not wrestle longhorns, but he will play host to accomplished young musicians from the Southwest, including a hometown guitar ensemble ...read more...

Show 040 | Kerrville, Texas

From the Top travels to Texas Hill Country this week, where we feature some of the Lone Star's brightest young musicians, including a championship-winning bagpipe band from Houston ...read more...

Show 039 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top features a 12-year-old pianist's award-winning poem set to music by an 18-year-old composer. We also meet an 18-year-old cellist from Canada whose favorite pastime is cow tipping ...read more...

Show 038 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top comes to you from its home base, the exquisite Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory of Music. Among the musical highlights are a Mozart trio on piano, clarinet and viola, a 2000 MTNA Competition winner ...read more...

Show 037 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top presents several young musicians from the Atlanta area.  Among them is the Echappé Quartet, four fine young string players from the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra,  and a pianist who comes from a musical family. ...read more...

Show 036 | Idyllwild, California

From the Top travels across the country to the Idyllwild Arts Academy, site of one of the nation’s most prestigious pre-college musical training programs. We meet some of the school’s most talented soloists and their top string ensemble. ...read more...

Show 035 | Granville, Ohio

This week on From the Top, recorded at Swasey Chapel on the campus of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, we meet a young Laotian-American singer whose parents fled war-torn Southeast Asia for a new life in the U.S. and a rare teenage guitar player from the Northwest ...read more...

Show 034 | Charlotte, North Carolina

This week, From the Top comes to you from Charlotte, North Carolina, and welcomes special guest, New York Philharmonic principal oboist Joseph Robinson. You'll hear a talented high school string quartet from the Atlanta area, which plays with “Oboe Joe” ...read more...

Show 033 | Atlanta, Georgia

This week, From the Top comes to you from one of the South’s premier concert venues, Spivey Hall at Clayton College just outside Atlanta. Spivey Hall’s distinguished Albert Schweitzer Memorial Organ, known as the “Rose Bowl of concert organs,” is put through its paces by a 16-year-old ...read more...