Show 059 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded: Saturday, November 10, 2001

This week on From the Top, you'll meet a cello-playing duo who met at summer camp and live 2000 miles apart, a violinist from New Jersey who claims violinists have better pitch than pianists, a teenage soprano who, as a baby, summoned the cattle with her singing, and a piano-playing comedian who pens her own jokes.

Performers and Repertoire:

Clarinetist Robbie Linder, 17, from Beverly Hills, CA, performs Clarinet Concerto, 2nd mvt. by Gaetano Donizetti

Cellists Ismail Akbar, 16, from Atlanta, GA, and Sadie Slack, 16, from Lincoln, NE, perform Duets, 1st and 4th mvts. by Friedrich Kummer

Violinist Serenus Hua, 15, from Lincroft, NJ, performs Danse Espagnol by Falla-Kreisler

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "Karma Police" by Radiohead

Soprano Tasha Turk, 15, from Two Harbors, MN, singing  "I Attempt from Love's Sickness to Fly" by Henry Purcell "Star Vicino" by Salvator Rosa

Pianist Katie Frank, 15, from Austin, TX, performs Fantasia in C Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach