NPR’s From the Top: La Jolla, CA / Show 371

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM  |  The Conrad  |  Presented by La Jolla Music Society

Ticket Info

From the Top comes to The Conrad to celebrate La Jolla Music Society’s 50th anniversary! Buy tickets now.


  • Guest Host: Vijay Gupta
    Vijay Gupta is a violinist, speaker and advocate for artistic voices in social issues.
  • Pianist: Michelle Cann
    Concert pianist and From the Top alumna Michelle Cann is a young artist with a deep musical commitment to performing a wide range of repertoire throughout the US and to bringing the arts to local communities.

Performers & Repertoire

  • San Diego Youth Symphony Chamber Orchestra
    IX. Scherzo: Presto assai e molto leggiero from The Comedians, Op. 26 by Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904-1987) with conductor Jeff Edmons
  • II. Romance. Larghetto from Piano Concerto No.1, Op.11 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) with conductor Jeff Edmons
  • Piazzolla Trio
    Primavera Porteña from "The 4 Seasons of Buenos Aires" by Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
  • Vijay Gupta, violin, and Kevin Song, cello
    II. Très vif from the Sonata for Violin and Cello by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
  • 18-year-old flutist Phoebe Rawn
    Andante Pastoral et Scherzettino by Paul Taffanel (1844-1908), with Michelle Cann, piano
  • 18-year-old tuba player Logan Wadley
    I. Allegro pesante from the Sonata for Tuba and Piano by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963), with Michelle Cann, piano

Release Date

  • Monday, June 17, 2019

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation