Radio Show Archive

 

Show 022 | Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Famed fiddler Mark O'Connor jams with From the Top's great young musicians this week at the Disney Institute Performance Center in Florida. We hear several of Mr. O'Connor's compositions, including Stings and Threads arranged for fiddle and horn ...read more...

Show 021 | St. Paul, Minnesota

This week, From the Top presents the best of Minnesota in a broadcast from the Great American History Theatre in Saint Paul. We meet a brilliant 12-year-old violinist who’s also a budding expert in nanotechnology. ...read more...

Show 020 | St. Paul, Minnesota

This week, from the Great American History Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, we'll hear outstanding young musicians from the Minnesota area. An 18-year-old soprano performs Handel, a young string quartet plays Haydn, and a 17-year-old harpist plays Hindemith ...read more...

Show 019 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, we meet a wonderful 17-year-old soprano whose love for Mozart is only surpassed by her love for her lipstick-red VW Beetle. We hear a beautifully lyrical performance of Wayne Barlow's The Winter's Passed ...read more...

Show 018 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory in Boston, you'll hear a 16-year-old pianist from New Jersey performing Debussy's L'isle Joyeuse, a teenage string quartet from the Chicago area performing Prokofiev, and a 15-year-old saxophonist, originally from Russia ...read more...

Show 017 | New York, New York

This week, from Carnegie Hall in New York City, you'll hear five outstanding musicians, including a 12-year-old violinist from New Jersey playing from the Paganini Sonata No. 12 in E minor, a teenage flute trio from the New York area playing the Martinu Madrigal Sonata, ...read more...

Show 016 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory in Boston, you'll hear a horn trio from Cleveland, Ohio performing the finale from Brahm's Trio in E-flat, a 12-year-old pianist from California performing Rachmaninoff  and Scriabin ...read more...

Show 015 | Washington, DC

From the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, this week's show features a 15-year-old from Pennsylvania playing Vivaldi's Bassoon Concerto in C, a 12-year-old pianist from Washington, DC playing Schumann's ABEGG Variations ...read more...

Show 014 | Boston, Massachusetts

Guest artist Menahem Pressler, founding member of the world-renowned Beaux Arts Trio, joins Christopher O'Riley and seven outstanding young performers on this week's From the Top. Mr. Pressler leads our teenage trio in a brief master class and offers eloquent words of wisdom ...read more...

Show 013 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from Symphony Hall in Boston, you'll hear a 17-year-old from Baltimore playing a movement of Rebecca Clarke's Viola Sonata and a 16-year-old from Utah playing Mily Balakirev's Islamey. You'll also meet two members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra ...read more...