NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, Portland, OR / 253
Presented by Portland Piano International, This week’s From the Top comes to you from the Newmark Theater in Portland, Oregon, where you’ll hear two sisters from New York playing Percy Granger’s two-piano Fantasy on “Porgy and Bess” and an outstanding trio from Julliard perform the holy grail of chamber music written the French horn. Also, we’ll catch up with a fantastic 15-year-old violinist who first performed on our show at the tender age of 11.
Performers & Repertoire
- III. Allegro Animato from the Violin Sonata No.3 in C minor, Op.45 by Edvard Grieg
- Waltz in A–flat major, Op.34, No.1 by Frédéric Chopin
- The Aries Trio | Roy Femenella (18), french horn, Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Jisoo Kim (18), violin, T.J. Tario (18), pianoII. Scherzo: Allegro from the Horn Trio in E-flat major, Op.40 by Johannes Brahms and IV. Allegretto poco mosso from Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano by César Franck
- "Tambourin Chinois" by Fritz Kreisler, arr. George Hamilton Green
- “Fantasy on George Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess for Two Pianos” by Percy Grainger
- Monday, December 10, 2012
- Monday, June 25, 2012
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