NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley Ocean City, New Jersey / 239
This week, From the Top is at the Music Pier in Ocean City, New Jersey, joined by the Ocean City Pops under the direction of William Scheible. You’ll hear a 16-year-old violinist play Wieniawski with the orchestra and an 18-year-old pianist play Bach. Also, the junior division winners of this year’s Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition join Christopher O’Riley to perform Dvořák and a teenage trumpeter teams up with Pops conductor William Scheible to play the music of Vivaldi.
Performers & Repertoire
- I. Allegro Moderato from Violin Concerto No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op 14 by Henryk Wieniawski
- I. Allegro from Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C by Antonio Vivaldi with Ocean City Pops conductor and trumpeter William Scheible
- Polaris String Quartet | Jenny Lee, 17, violin; Billy Fang, 18, violin; Demi Fang, 15, viola; and Josh Halpern, 17, celloI. Allegro, ma non tanto from Piano Quintet in A major, Op.81 by Antonín Dvořák
- I. Overture from Overture in the French Style, BWV 831 by Johann Sebastian Bach
- I. Andante – Allegro vivace from Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102 by Ludwig Van Beethoven
- Monday, November 14, 2011
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