Show 105 | Dallas, Texas

Recorded: Saturday, August 28, 2004

Texas beckons and From the Top comes a-calling! This week's show comes to you from Brookhaven College in Dallas, where you'll hear talented kids from 11 to 18, including the winner of the gold at the International Choir Olympics and the wonderful teenage percussion ensemble that won this year's Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. Also, on this week's show, we'll pair our young soprano against a trio of male vocalists in our newest silly game, Vocaleasy... or Hard!

Performers and Repertoire:

Violist Vicki Powell, 16, from Madison, WI performs Märchenbilder ("Pictures from Fairyland"), Op.113, II by Robert Schumann

The Rattan Trio (percussionists Michael Drake,18, from Lake Forest, IL; Stefani Weiss, 16, from Skokie, IL; and Molly Yeh, 15, from Glenview, IL) performs Stubernic by Mark Ford.

Mezzo-Soprano Johanna Bronk,17, from Newton, TX performs "O boundless, boundless evening” by Samuel Barber

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "How I Made My Millions" by Radiohead, arranged by O'Riley

Cellist Journey Son, 17, from Duncanville, TX, performs Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68 by David Popper

The Texas Boys Choir, ages 11-18, from Fort Worth, TX, perform "Sensemaya" by Sid Robinovitch.

Enharmonics vocal ensemble performs The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini (closing of program)