NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley Boston, Massachusetts / 240
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, a teenage singer performs two pieces by Dominick Argento, and a young cello quartet closes the show with music that evokes the spirit of an old fashioned barn raising.
Performers & Repertoire
IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito from Sonata in E-flat, Op. 26 by Samuel Barber
“The Tulip Tree” by Ned Rorem and “Winter” from 6 Elizabethan Songs by Dominick Argento
IV. Allegretto poco mosso from Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano by César Franck
Monday, May 14, 2012
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