Radio Show Archive

 

Show 045 | Boston, Massachusetts

From the Top plays host to a very special guest this week, Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Harbison. You'll hear the first movement of Harbison's String Quartet No. 1 performed by a student ensemble, and you'll also hear fabulous performances ...read more...

Show 044 | New York, New York

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center plays host to From the Top this week in an all ensemble program recorded at New York's Lincoln Center. You'll hear five wonderfully different chamber groups all from schools in the New York area ...read more...

Show 043 | Washington, DC

From the Top is joined by famed violinist Midori in an episode recorded at Washington DC's  Kennedy Center. Midori, who began her extraordinary career when she was the same age as many of From the Top's young performers, leaps right in and plays Haydn with two teenagers. ...read more...

Show 042 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top is home at the New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston. We meet a cello trio comprised of students from the prestigious Walnut Hill School outside Boston, as well as a pianist from San Antonio, a violinist from St. Louis ...read more...

Show 041 | Austin, Texas

This week, From the Top is deep in the heart of Texas on the campus of the University of Texas in Austin. Host Christopher O'Riley may not wrestle longhorns, but he will play host to accomplished young musicians from the Southwest, including a hometown guitar ensemble ...read more...

Show 040 | Kerrville, Texas

From the Top travels to Texas Hill Country this week, where we feature some of the Lone Star's brightest young musicians, including a championship-winning bagpipe band from Houston ...read more...

Show 039 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top features a 12-year-old pianist's award-winning poem set to music by an 18-year-old composer. We also meet an 18-year-old cellist from Canada whose favorite pastime is cow tipping ...read more...

Show 038 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top comes to you from its home base, the exquisite Jordan Hall at the New England Conservatory of Music. Among the musical highlights are a Mozart trio on piano, clarinet and viola, a 2000 MTNA Competition winner ...read more...

Show 037 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top presents several young musicians from the Atlanta area.  Among them is the Echappé Quartet, four fine young string players from the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra,  and a pianist who comes from a musical family. ...read more...

Show 036 | Idyllwild, California

From the Top travels across the country to the Idyllwild Arts Academy, site of one of the nation’s most prestigious pre-college musical training programs. We meet some of the school’s most talented soloists and their top string ensemble. ...read more...