Radio Show Archive

 

Show 242 | Santa Fe, New Mexico

We’re at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in sunny Santa Fe this week, where you'll hear Handel sung by a 16-year-old mezzo, and enjoy the flirtatious music of Gaspar Cassado played by a 17-year-old cellist. ...read more...

Show 241 | Washington, DC

This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, where you’ll hear a gregarious 11-year-old play the music of David Popper and an outstanding piano trio from Cleveland perform a lively piece by Astor Piazzolla. You'll also hear the piano music of Olivier Messiaen performed by a 17-year-old from Washington State.
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Show 240 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top is at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll meet a 15-year-old pianist who has already performed at the White House as well as in Baghdad with the Iraqi Symphony. Also, a 17-year-old violinist plays the music of César Franck ...read more...

Show 239 | Ocean City, New Jersey

This week, From the Top is at the Music Pier in Ocean City, New Jersey, joined by the Ocean City Pops under the direction of William Scheible. You'll hear a 16-year-old violinist play Wieniawski with the orchestra and an 18-year-old pianist play Bach. Also, the junior division winners of this year's Fischoff ...read more...

Show 238 | Chicago, Illinois

This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Educators Association Annual Meeting at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago, Illinois where you'll hear a 17-year-old violist play the music of William Walton, an 18-year-old baritone sing from Songs of Travel by Ralph Vaughn Williams ...read more...

Show 237 | Katonah, New York

This week, From the Top comes from the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, New York, where you'll hear a wonderfully accomplished 10-year-old cellist play Saint-Saëns, a fantastic teenage flutist play the music of Aaron Copland, ...read more...

Show 236 | Rockport, Massachusetts

We’re at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport, Massachusetts where an outstanding teenage quartet from Boston performs the music of Edvarg Grieg, a teen from Illinois plays a tarantella by Karol Szymanowski ...read more...

Show 235 | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

This week, From the Top comes to you from Oklahoma City University’s Kirkpatrick Auditorium, where you'll hear a 16-year-old trumpet player play the music of Oskar Böhme and an 11-year-old pianist play Bach. You'll also meet the 14-year-old junior winner of the 2010 Sphinx Competition ...read more...

Show 234 | Virginia Beach, Virginia

This week we’re at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where you'll be introduced to a young violinist who’s become a local arts hero and hear her play the music of Saint-Saëns. You'll also meet two teenage cellists ...read more...

Show 233 | Carmel, Indiana

This week, from the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, you'll hear a 16-year-old perform music by the “Czar of Cellists," a young harpist share what life is like on her Indiana farm, and four teenagers describe the very different ways their parents got them through times when ...read more...