NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Highlight Show 24
This week’s special “Where Are They Now?” episode traces the lives of five different From the Top alums to learn how these young artists are negotiating their lives in their twenties. One alumni guest has just scored the position of Principal Bassoonist for the Chicago Symphony. Another is a lyric soprano working in the opera houses of Germany. One’s a touring piano soloist. Each featured alum shares with us a recent musical performance.
Performers & Repertoire
- The third movement, Finale: Allegro vivacissimo, from Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840–1893)
- The Allemande and the Gigue from Cello Suite No. 2 in D Minor, BWV 1008, by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
- Variations 1–6 and 24 from Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43, by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)
- "Amour, ranime mon courage" from Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod (1818–1893)
- Keith Buncke, bassoon,
with the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, conducted by Tito MuñozThe first movement, Allegro moderato, from Bassoon Concerto in F major, S. 63/WoO 23, by Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778–1837)
- Christopher O'Riley, piano, & Matt Haimowitz, celloSonata for Cello and Piano No. 1 in F major, Op. 5 No. 1, III Allegro Vivace by Ludwig van Beethoven.
- Monday, May 18, 2015
- Monday, January 18, 2016
- Monday, July 4, 2016
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