NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Coral Gables, Florida / 305
From the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, this week’s From the Top features a remarkably bold and confident performance by a 14-year-old violinist from South Florida, a young soprano from New Orleans performing a musical setting of one of Emily Dickinson’s poems, and an oboist who, in addition to possessing an enormous library of classical music, is a wonderful teenage spokesperson for the genre.
Performers & Repertoire
- Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler
- The third movement, Nicht schnell, from Three Romances for Piano and Oboe, Op. 94, by Robert Schumann
- “Will there really be a morning?” by Ricky Ian Gordon (from a poem by Emily Dickinson)
- The first piece, Our Evenings, and the second piece, A Blown Away Leaf, from On an Overgrown Path by Leoš Janáček
- Monday, June 1, 2015
- Monday, November 2, 2015
- Monday, August 15, 2016
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