Radio Show Archive

 

Show 136 | Troy, New York

This week, in a program celebrating Mozart's 250th birthday, you'll hear outstanding musicians play his music, including a 17-year-old from New Orleans performing a movement of the Clarinet Concerto and a 12-year-old from Minnesota performing a movement of the Piano Sonata, K. 332. ...read more...

Show 135 | New York, New York

This week, From the Top comes to you from Florence Gould Hall in New York City and features the music of one of America's greatest composers, John Corigliano. You'll meet the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer and learn about his early years and musical inspirations. ...read more...

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...