Radio Show Archive

 

Show 076 | St. Paul, Minnesota

This season’s holiday program, recorded at the famous Fitzgerald Theatre in St. Paul, Minnesota, features young musicians from the upper midwest, including the 42 female members of the Bel Canto Voices, the Minnesota Youth Orchestra Brass Choir, and an extraordinary 12-year-old pianist ...read more...

Show 075 | Interlochen, Michigan

This week's From the Top, recorded in Corson Auditorium on the campus of the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan, features a soprano from Indiana performing the playful aria "Vedrai Carino" from Mozart's Don Giovanni, and a guitarist from Queens, New York ...read more...

Show 074 | Austin, Texas

Recorded at the Riverbend Center in Austin, TX, this week’s From the Top features an outstanding young pianist from San Antonio playing Khachaturian, an exceptional violinist playing Sarasate, and four teenagers who like to play Shostakovich in the dark. ...read more...

Show 073 | Waco, Texas

Recorded deep in the heart of Texas on the campus of Baylor University in Waco, this week’s From the Top features outstanding young musicians, 12–17 years old, from all over the Lone Star State. Performers include a young soprano singing an aria from Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” ...read more...

Show 072 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week’s From the Top features outstanding musicians from 14 to 18 years old, including a young violist playing the powerful second movement of the Walton Concerto, and Ravel’s Piano Trio performed by a wonderfully dynamic teenage chamber ensemble. ...read more...

Show 071 | Troy, New York

From the Top ventures to New York's Capital Region for a program recorded at the historic and acoustically rich Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. This week's guests include the fabulous teenage Empire State Youth Percussion Ensemble and an extremely young string quartet from Chicago. ...read more...

Show 070 | New York, New York

From the Top returns to Lincoln Center as guests of the New York Philharmonic. You’ll hear an artful performance of Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet featuring a teen from the New York City area, a performance of the much loved Adagio from Concierto de Aranjuez featuring a 17-year-old guitarist ...read more...

Show 069 | San Francisco, California

This week, From the Top knocks 'em dead at the world famous Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco, California. We'll present one of the most talented teenage trumpet players we've ever featured and learn about his very unusual pet. ...read more...

Show 068 | Portland, Oregon

From the Top brings its signature mix of youth, classical music and humor to Portland, Oregon.  This week, we'll meet a dedicated 16-year-old violinist from California and hear the powerful story of her beloved violin's history. We'll hear Gershwin's  "Summertime" performed soulfully on the double bass ...read more...

Show 067 | West Palm Beach, Florida

From the Top comes to you this week from sunny West Palm Beach on Florida's Gold Coast. We hear the performance of a wonderful teenage pianist and learn why he's infamous among piano dealers in Massachusetts. Christopher O'Riley learns ...read more...