Radio Show Archive

 

Show 134 | Palo Alto, California

This week, From the Top comes to you from Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. You’ll hear a range of performers from the west coast, including a very young ensemble who plays the opening movement of Dvorak's "Dumky" Trio and a teenage soprano from Oregon ...read more...

Show 133 | Carmel, California

This week, From the Top comes to you from the Sunset Center in beautiful Carmel, California. You'll hear outstanding musicians from 11 to 18 years old, including a teenage soprano singing Fauré, a very young pianist playing Bach, and an 18-year-old violinist ...read more...

Show 132 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top comes to you from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston. Among this week's highlights, you'll hear a very young violinist performing a brilliant showpiece by Wieniawski, a teenage pianist performing a nostalgic and flashy piece ...read more...

Show 131 | Maui, Hawaii

From the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului, Hawaii, this week's show features outstanding musicians from 12 to 16 years old, including a young violinist from Honolulu performing from Beethoven's Sonata No. 8 in G Major and a piano duo from Chicago ...read more...

Show 130 | Honolulu, Hawaii

From beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii, this week's show features outstanding musicians from 14 to 18 years old, including a teenage violinist from Honolulu playing Ysaye's beautiful Reve d'enfant and a wonderful youth orchestra from the area playing Tchaikovsky. ...read more...

Show 129 | Chicago, Illinois

From the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Chicago, Illinois, this week's show features the superb violinist and Chicago native Rachel Barton Pine in performances with the Chicago Children’s Choir, under the direction of Josephine Lee, and the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, ...read more...

Show 128 | Columbus, Georgia

The RiverCenter for Performing Arts in Columbus, Georgia, is the stage for this week’s edition of From the Top. You'll hear a string quartet from the Chicago area playing Shostakovich, a local teenage bassoonist playing Telemann, and an exceptionally young pianist ...read more...

Show 127 | Birmingham, Alabama

From the Top heads down south, this time to the Alys Stephens Center at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where you'll meet outstanding musicians from 10 to 17. You'll hear a local teen performing two movements from the Cello Sonata by George Crumb and a 15-year-old from Austin ...read more...

Show 126 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, we feature outstanding musicians from 11 to 18, including a teenage horn trio from Chicago playing Brahms and a very young cellist from here in Boston playing Saint-Saens. ...read more...

Show 125 | Winona Lake, Indiana

From the Top ventures to the heartland and the charming village in Winona, Indiana for a show that features outstanding musicians from 15 to 18 years old, including a young pianist from Maryland performing one of Alberto Ginastera's Argentine Dances and a fun-loving ...read more...