NPR’s From the Top: Morristown, NJ / Show 377
From Morristown, New Jersey, and featuring host pianist, Peter Dugan, this episode features a young clarinetist from Massachusetts who performs one of the famous “exam pieces” from the Paris Conservatory, a 15-year-old organist who has built electronic organs for himself to play at home, and 17-year-old composer with a lyrical work.
- Host: Peter Dugan
Pianist Peter Dugan has appeared as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician across North America and abroad. A sought-after crossover artist, Mr. Dugan has performed in duos and trios with artists ranging from Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell to Jesse Colin Young and Glenn Close.
Performers & Repertoire
- Ashley Kim, piano, 17
Renée Choi, violin, 17
Yireh Choi, cello, 14
Café Music, I. Allegro by Paul Schoenfield (b.1947)
- Solo de Concours by André Charles Prosper Messager (1853-1929)
- Peter Dugan performing: Une promenade à travers le Metropolitan by Ethan Resnik (b. 2002)
- Caprice Basque, Op. 24 by Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)
- “Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity” from The Planets, Op. 32 by Gustav Holst (1874-1934) arr. by Peter Sykes
- Monday, February 3, 2020
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Support Provided By
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Sorella Piano Trio’s performance of Paul Schoenfield’s Café Music, I. Allegro is performed as part of the From the Top New Music Series with support from the Amphion Foundation and Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Alice McDonald’s performance on From the Top is in memory of Rob LeBuhn.