NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, Danville, Kentucky / Show 335
From Danville, Kentucky, this week’s From the Top features a 10-year-old violinist who performs the music of Edward Elgar and shares some colorful stories of growing up in Kentucky with her 6 siblings. Also on the program, a beautifully detailed classical guitar performance by a young man from South Carolina, and a talented teenage pianist from Massachusetts performs Chopin.
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Performers & Repertoire
II. Scherzo. Allegro marcato and IV. Vivace from Piano Sonata No.2, Op.14 by Sergey Prokofiev (1891-1953)
Salut d’Amour, Op.12 by Edward Elgar (1857-1934), with Christopher O’Riley, piano
II. Scherzo from the Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op.65 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849), with Christopher O’Riley, piano
I. Preludio saudade and III. Allegro solemne from “La Catedral” by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885-1944)
Cantabile et Presto by George Enescu (1881-1955), with Christopher O’Riley, piano
III. Largo from the Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op.65 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849), with Christopher O’Riley, piano
Monday, May 15, 2017
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