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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 who, as a baby, summoned the cattle with her singing, and a piano-playing comedian who pens her own jokes.
Performers and Repertoire:
Clarinetist Robbie Linder, 17, from Beverly Hills, CA, performs Clarinet Concerto, 2nd mvt. by Gaetano Donizetti
Cellists Ismail Akbar, 16, from Atlanta, GA, and Sadie Slack, 16, from Lincoln, NE, perform Duets, 1st and 4th mvts. by Friedrich Kummer
Violinist Serenus Hua, 15, from Lincroft, NJ, performs Danse Espagnol by Falla-Kreisler
Pianist Christopher O’Riley performs “Karma Police” by Radiohead
Soprano Tasha Turk, 15, from Two Harbors, MN, singing “I Attempt from Love’s Sickness to Fly” by Henry Purcell “Star Vicino” by Salvator Rosa
Pianist Katie Frank, 15, from Austin, TX, performs Fantasia in C Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
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