NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Dallas, Texas / Show 265

Friday, January 4, 2013  |  Meyerson Hall  |  Presented by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

About

On this week’s From the Top is coming to you from Myerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, an outstanding teenage violinist who originally taught himself to play by watching videos on YouTube, will solo with the mighty Dallas Symphony Orchestra. You’ll also hear teenage members of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra join the Dallas Symphony pros in a side-by-side rendition of The Great Gate of Kiev from Pictures at an Exhibition.

Performers & Repertoire

  • I. Allegro Non Troppo from the Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor, Op.61 by Camille Saint-Sa‘ns with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Hong
  • Schelomo by Ernest Bloch with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Hong
  • III. Allegro from the Piano Concerto No.2 in F major, Op.102 by Dmitri Shostakovich with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Hong
  • Piano Trio No.1, II. Sporting of the Gods by Chase Dobson
  • Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
    The Great Gate of Kiev from "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel. Conducted by Thomas Hong
  • Schelomo by Ernest Bloch; The Great Gate of Kiev from "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel. Conducted by Thomas Hong

Release Dates

  • Monday, August 12, 2013
  • Monday, February 11, 2013

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