NPR’s From the Top: Hanover, NH / Show 372
From the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College, this episode of From the Top features one of America’s foremost pianists and winner of a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship Jeremy Denk as guest host alongside special guests cellist Gabriel Cabezas and the full might of the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra with Filippo Ciabatti at the helm. We’ll enjoy a World Premiere performance of a tone poem for cello and orchestra and a conversation with a young violist that runs the gamut from Bob Marley to Nina Simone to Rebecca Clarke.
- Guest Host: Jeremy Denk
Jeremy Denk is one of America’s foremost pianists. Winner of a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship, and the Avery Fisher Prize, Denk was recently elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- Guest Artist: Gabriel Cabezas
Cellist Gabriel Cabezas is one of America’s most sought after young musicians.
Performers & Repertoire
- Cellist Nygel Witherspoon, 17, from Minneapolis, MN
• Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Filippo CiabattiI. Allegretto from Concerto No. 1 for Cello and Orchestra by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
- I. Impetuoso from the Sonata for Viola and Piano by Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979) with Jeremy Denk, piano.
- Cellist Gabriel Cabezas
• Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Filippo CiabattiThe Epic of American Civilization, a Tone Poem for Cello and Orchestra by Noah Luna (b.1984)
- Nocturne in C sharp minor op. 19 no.4 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893) and Prelude, from the Prelude & Fugue in D minor, BWV 875, Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II, No.6 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
- III. Salmon Lake from "Three Lakes" Sonata for Flute and Piano by Daniel Dorff (b.1956), with Jeremy Denk, piano.
- Monday, September 2, 2019
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Support Provided By
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
The Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “The Epic of American Civilization” featuring cellist and From the Top alum Gabriel Cabezas, is part of From the Top’s New Music Series, supported in part by the Amphion Foundation and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.