NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Highlight Show 10
From the Top goes into the archives to revisit some great performers and great performances. Audiences will reconnect with a cellist who was first turned on to contemporary music by playing a new work on From the Top, and is now a member of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble; a young trumpet player and composer who is now working as a composer and musician in Hollywood; and a marimba player who has become a successful business consultant and fund-raiser for the arts.
Performers and Repertoire:
Cellist Victoria Bass, 23, from Brandon, Manitoba, performs Sonata for Cello No. 6 in A, 1st mvt. by Luigi Boccherini
Trumpet player Sean Hennessey, 23, from Colorado Springs, CO, performs Proclamation by Ernest Bloch
Percussionist Lin Ong, 22, from Ames, IA, performs Concertino by Toshiro Mayuzumi
Pianist Greg Anderson, 24, Lake Elmo, MN, performs Tocatta by Maurice Ravel
Monday, October 23, 2006
Monday, May 15, 2006
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