NPR’s From the Top: Beaver Creek, CO / Show 364

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM  |  Vilar Performing Arts Center  |  Presented by Vilar Performing Arts Center

About

From the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek, Colorado, this week’s From the Top features the ground-breaking violinist Charles Yang as the guest host. He’ll share the stage with a joyful teenager whose winning personality propelled her to take home the gold medal at the prestigious 2018 Stulberg International String Competition. We’ll also meet a young erhu player, an instrument known to some as the “Chinese violin”, who plays “Taichi Warrior of Erhu” by Chen Jun.

Guests

  • Guest Host: Charles Yang
    Violinist Charles Yang, recipient of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award has been described by the Boston Globe as one who “plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star.”
  • Guest Pianist: Peter Dugan
    Pianist Peter Dugan is equally at home in classical, jazz, and pop idioms, and has performed with artists ranging from Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell to Jesse Colin Young and Glenn Close.

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Monday, September 23, 2019

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Support Provided By

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The Christie Lodge

Scott Quirk’s performance is part of From the Top’s New Music Series, supported in part by the Amphion Foundation and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.