Show 250 | New York, New York

Recorded: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

This week, From the Top comes to you from Carnegie Hall in New York City, where you'll hear a fantastic piano quartet perform the music of Brahms and a teenage violinist play "Carmen Fantasie" by Franz Waxman. Also, an 18-year-old flutist plays a mesmerizing piece for solo flute and gets a surprise phone call during the show!

Performers and repertoire:

Violinist Madison Vest, 17, from Earlysville, VA performs "Carmen Fantasie" by Franz Waxman

Guitarist Ashwin Krishna, 13, from Los Altos, CA performs "Sunburst" by Andrew York

The Lapis Quartet (violinist Manami Mizumoto, 17; violist Xingyuan Xu, 19; cellist Xinchi Wang,18; pianist Yuchong Wu,15) from the Juilliard Pre-College Division in New York City, NY performs IV. Rondo alla zingarese from the Piano Quartet No.1 in G minor, Op.25 by Johannes Brahms

Flutist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Karen Baumgartner, 18, from Roseville, MN performs “Image” by Eugene Bozza

Pianist Quinn Gomez, 18 from Calgary, Alberta performs “Butterflies and Bobcats” by David McIntyre

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