Radio Show Archive

 

Show 096 | Scottsdale, Arizona

From the Top heads to the Valley of the Sun with a show recorded at the Scottsdale Center for the Arts in Arizona. You'll hear five phenomenal young musicians play works by Poulenc, Haydn, Villa-Lobos and Magin, as well as an original composition by the first honoree of our Young Composer Project. ...read more...

Show 095 | Atlanta, Georgia

This week, From the Top heads to Atlanta, Georgia to record in the beautiful Schwartz Center for Performing Arts at Emory University. You'll meet a quartet of sibling pairs who play Haydn, a teen violinist who plays Piazzolla, and a dynamic young percussionist who plays Khachaturian ...read more...

Show 094 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top comes to you from New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll be treated to the gorgeous sounds of the phenomenal Chicago Children's Choir under the direction of Josephine Lee, and hear two movements of John Harbison's piano quintet ...read more...

Show 093 | Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati’s famed Music Hall is the setting for this celebration of the lively music scene on the banks of the Ohio River. Performers aged 11 through 18 are featured, including a 15-year-old violinist playing Gershwin and a 17-year-old guitarist playing Bach. ...read more...

Show 092 | Troy, New York

This week, From the Top welcomes a special guest, composer Peter Schickele, recognized as one of the most versatile artists in the world of music and especially well-known for his comedy based on the music of P.D.Q. Bach. Several of today's young musicians perform works by Schickele, ...read more...

Show 091 | Interlochen, Michigan

This week, From the Top returns to Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. You'll hear some of the school's top student musicians, including a teenage ensemble performing a movement from Mozart's Oboe Quartet and an 18-year-old saxophonist ...read more...

Show 090 | Lubbock, Texas

From the Top comes to you from the plains of West Texas, on the campus of Texas Tech University in Lubbock. You'll hear Villa-Lobos played by an outstanding 10-year-old guitarist and Handel sung by a talented tenor. You'll also meet a sibling duo ...read more...

Show 089 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top welcomes the 2003 Junior Division winners of the Fischoff Competition, along with a 12 year-old pianist from California and a guitar player from Alabama. You'll also hear the same Handel piece played by two very different instruments ...read more...

Show 088 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This week, From the Top comes to you from the famous Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh, where the city's great orchestra, The Pittsburgh Symphony, accompanies teenagers in music by Debussy, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky. ...read more...

Show 087 | Brevard, North Carolina

This week, From the Top broadcasts from the Brevard Music Center located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where 22-year-old violin virtuoso Sarah Chang joins young musicians aged 15–18. Among them, you'll meet a trumpet player from Hawaii, a harpist from France, and a clarinetist ...read more...