Radio Taping in Aspen, Colorado
From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Harris Concert Hall in Aspen, Colorado. The residency of From the Top is made possible by a special gift by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation. With special thanks to Susan Beckerman. This show will be presented by the Aspen Music Festival.
For tickets and information, click here to visit the Aspen Music Festival website.
Juilliard Pre-College Piano Trio performing the first movement, Allegro con brio, from Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms
14-year-old violinist Qing Yu Chen from Queens, New York
16-year-old cellist Macintyre Taback from New York City
17-year-old pianist Huan Li from Guangdong, China, and currently residing in Elmhurst, New York
16-year-old cellist Lucie Ticho from Hinsdale, Illinois performing the Serenade No.2 (Spanish Dance), Op.54 , No. 2 by David Popper, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.
17-year-old pianist Taek Gi Lee from Seoul, South Korea, now living in Connecticut and attending Juilliard Pre-College, performing the Nocturne, Op.48, No.1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin.
Alumni feature: flutist Anthony Trionfo from Las Vegas, Nevada, now at The Colburn School in Los Angeles, California performing the first movement, Allegro, from the Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 167 "Undine" by Carl Reinecke, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.
18-year-old violinist Yiliang Jiang from Shanghai, China. Performing the Sonata in D minor, Op. 27, No. 3 "Ballade" (5:30), by Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931), unaccompanied solo. We featured Yiliang on one of our 2012 Beijing tapings and he has since won several national competitions in China. Yiliang is studying with Paul Kantor at Aspen this summer.
From the Top Alumni Trio performing the fourth movement, Finale, from Suite for Two Cellos and Piano by Gian Carlo Menotti
17-year-old cellist Anne Richardson from Louisville, Kentucky
15-year-old cellist Zlatomir Fung from Westborough, Massachusetts
18-year-old pianist Sarina Zhang from San Diego, California