NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Davis, California / 263
This week, From the Top comes to you from the Robert and Margaret Mondavi Performing Arts Center at the University of California Davis, where you’ll meet an array of award-winning young musicians, including a 17-year-old guitarist who plays Chopin and a 16-year-old flutist who beatboxes on her flute. You’ll also meet a 15-year-old pianist who plays Johann Strauss, a trio who plays Astor Piazzolla, and an 11-year-old violinist who performs Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen.
Performers & Repertoire
- Zigeunerweisen, Op.20 by Pablo de Sarasate
- Duo for Flute and Piano, III. Lively, With Bounce by Aaron Copland; and 3rd Beat from Three Beats for Beat Box Flute by Greg Pattillo
- Prelude No.15 in D-flat major, Op.28, “Raindrop” by Frédéric Chopin, transcribed by József Eötvös
- "Soirée de Vienne", Concert Paraphrase on Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, Op.56 by Alfred Grünfeld
- The Angeles Trio | Kristina Zlatareva, 19, violin; Ji Sun Jung, 18, cello; and Jia Ying Dong, 18, pianoPrimavera Porteña from “The 4 Seasons of Beunos Aires” by Astor Piazzolla
- Monday, March 3, 2014
- Monday, July 29, 2013
- Monday, January 28, 2013
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