Show 104 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

Recorded: Sunday, June 27, 2004

This week, From the Top is in New Mexico at the Simms Center for the Performing Arts at Albuquerque Academy. You'll hear a teenage cellist performing from the Bach Cello Suites, a young oboist playing a dazzling montage of themes from an opera by Donizetti, and the world premiere of a piano trio written by a 17-year-old composer from Georgia. Also Roving Reporter Hayley Goldbach presents the first From the Top math challenge, and also introduces you to a talented trumpeter who gives new meaning to the words "go jump off a cliff!"

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Susie Kim, 15, from Naperville, FL, performs Banjo and Fiddle by William Kroll

Cellist Rachael Ryan, 17, from Winona, MN, performs Suite No. 2 in D Minor, Prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach

Oboist Yuga Kohler, 14, from Lexington, MA, performs Concerto on themes from Donizetti's "La Favorita" by Antonio Pasculli

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "Talk Show Host" by Radiohead, arranged by O'Riley

Violinist Susie Kim, cellist Rachael Ryan and pianist/composer Sojourner Hodges, 17, from Calvary, GA, perform Trio for Violin Cello and Piano, 2nd mvt. by Sojourner Hodges

Trumpet player Halie Silverman, 18, from Farmington, NM, performs Concert Etude by Alexander Goedicke

Composer/pianist Sojourner Hodges performs Achromatopsia by Sojourner Hodges