NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: San Antonio, Texas / Show 350

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM  |  Lila Cockrell Theater  |  Presented by Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA)


Join From the Top at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention for an inspiring recording featuring a line-up of all Texas musicians and special guest Black Violin.

Performers & Repertoire

  • III. Allegro giocoso from Sonata No. 1 for Flute and Piano, by Eric Ewazen with Christopher, O'Riley, piano
  • Polonaise No. 1 in D Major, Op. 4 for Violin and Piano by Henryk Wieniawski with Christopher O'Riley, piano
  • II. Aria from Sonatine for Bassoon and Piano by Alexandre Tansman with Christopher O'Riley, piano
  • ‘Sarajevo’ (Bosnia and Herzegovina) from Ciudades by Guillermo Lago and “Tango Virtuoso” by Thierry Escaich (b.1965)
  • “Shaker”, based on variations of "Simple Gifts" by Joseph Brackett Jr., arranged for Black Violin by Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste
  • “Magic” by Ray Angry, Wilner Baptiste, Angela Hunte, and Kevin M. Sylvester.

Release Date

  • Monday, April 2, 2018

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Support Provided By

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Joanna Kim’s performance on Show 354 is part of From the Top’s New Music Series, supported in part by the Amphion Foundation and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music