Show 099 | Louisville, Kentucky

Recorded: Saturday, March 27, 2004

From the Top is in Bluegrass Country introducing audiences to some wonderful young performers from this music rich area. You'll be treated to Symphony No.2 in D Major performed by The Youth Performing Arts School Philharmonia and Richard Cioffari's lively "Fagotten March" performed by the Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble. Also, Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach risks life and limb to deliver an on-the-scene report from a crisis zone—a typical teenager's messy room!

Performers and Repertoire:

The Youth Performing Arts School Philharmonia, ages 14–18, from Louisville, KY, performs Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 32, 4th mvt. by Ludwig van Beethoven. Conducted by Lyndon Lawless.

Pianist Rachel Wang, 18, from Cincinnati, OH, performs "Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest" (What the West Wind Saw) from Preludes Book 1, No. 7 by Claude Debussy

Violinist Molly Rogers, 14, from Frankfort, KY, performs Danse Espagnol by Manuel de Falla, arranged by Fritz Kreisler

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "Roman Candle" by Elliott Smith, arranged by O'Riley

Cellist Natalie Helm, 16, from Louisville, KY performs Faure's Apres un Reve (After a Dream) Op. 7, No.1

The Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble, ages 13–17, from Cincinnati, OH, performs 4 Fagotten March by Richard Cioffari

The Northern Hills Bassoon Ensemble performs Heinzelmannchen's Wachtparade by Kurt Noack, arranged by R. Schottstädt (closing of program)