Show 072 | Boston, Massachusetts

Recorded: Sunday, October 6, 2002

This week’s From the Top features outstanding musicians from 14 to 18 years old, including a young violist playing the powerful second movement of the Walton Concerto, and Ravel’s Piano Trio performed by a wonderfully dynamic teenage chamber ensemble. We also invite a young pianist to play a round of our newest musical game “Left Hand Challenge!”

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Julia Hunter, 17, from Sandy, UT, performs Introduction & Tarantella by Pablo de Sarasate

Pianist Luis Ortiz, 15, from Haverhill, MA, performs Whirligig by Beryl Rubinstein

Violist Molly Carr, 15, from Reno, NV, performs Viola Concerto, 2nd mvt. by William Walton

Pianist Christopher O’Riley performs "Subterranean Homesick Alien" by Radiohead, arranged by O'Riley

Trumpeter Caleb Hudson, 14, from Lexington, KY, performs Grand Russian Fantasia by Jules Levy

The Ravel Trio (pianist Christopher Falzone, 17, from Richmond, VA; cellist Anna Burden, 18, from Lake Bluff, IL; and violinist Eunice Keem, 18, from Northfield, IL) performs Piano Trio, 1st mvt. by Maurice Ravel

The Ravel Trio performs Café Music by Paul Schoenfeld (closing of program)