NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley Rochester, New York / 284

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 7:00 PM  |  Kodak Hall at Eastman School of Music  |  Presented by WXXI and the Eastman School of Music

About

This week, From the Top broadcasts from Eastman School of Music, where special guest Sir James Galway joins us to lead an ensemble of young wind players and to tell us why he’s devoting so much of his time to teaching the next several generations of flutists. You’ll also hear from a young violinist who is working on building a smartphone app to help teachers and students track practice time.

Performers & Repertoire

  • At the Fountain, Op. 20, No. 2 by Carl Davidoff, accompanied by Christopher O'Riley, piano
  • Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13 in A minor by Franz Liszt, transcr. by Aracadi Volodos
  • Sir James Galway and the Eastman School/Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble
    Scherzo from Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod
  • Grand Caprice on Schubert's Der Erlk├Ânig by Heinrich Ernst
  • "Adele's Laughing Song" from Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, accompanied by Christopher O'Riley, piano
  • Sir James Galway and the Eastman School/Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble,
    The fourth movement, Finale, from Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod

Release Dates

  • Monday, September 1, 2014
  • Monday, March 31, 2014

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The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation