Show 108 | Atlanta, Georgia

Recorded: Friday, October 29, 2004

This week, From the Top comes to you from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where you'll hear a young violinist from Pennsylvania perform a movement of Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto and the wonderful Atlanta Youth Choir sings selections from Benjamin Britten's Ceremony of Carols. Also, our Yankee-born Roving Reporter, Hayley Goldbach, will prove she can embrace Southern culture with the help of a teenage saxophonist, and a young baritone advertises a new service -- "Classical Plumbers."

Performers and Repertoire:

Alto saxophonist Andrew Hall, 17, from Durham, NC, performs Sonata, 3rd mvt. by Bernhard Heiden

Baritone James Onstad, 17, from Santa Fe, NM, performs "Nuit d'étoiles" by Claude Debussy

Violinist Clare Semes, 13, from Broomall, PA performs Violin Concerto, Op.14, 3rd mvt. by Samuel Barber

Pianist Jennifer Huang, 16, from Alpharetta, GA performs  "Sonatine" in C-sharp minor, 3rd mvt. by Maurice Ravel

The Atlanta Youth Choir's Bel Canto Choir, ages 10–18, performs selections from Ceremony of Carols by Benjamin Britten. Conducted by Jennifer Bridges Langley.

Violinist Clare Semes performs the Gigue from the D Minor Partida by Johann Sebastian Bach (closing of program)