Radio Show Archive

 

Show 011 | Cambridge, Massachusetts

From Sanders Theater at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this week's show features five outstanding musicians, including a 12-year-old pianist from Maryland playing Chopin, a 13-year-old violinist from California playing Schubert ...read more...

Show 010 | Lincoln, Nebraska

From Kimball Hall at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, this week's show features five outstanding musicians, including a 15-year-old double-bassist from Lincoln performing Saint-Saëns, a 12-year old pianist from St. Louis performing Grieg, and a 10-year-old from Utah ...read more...

Show 009 | Cambridge, Massachusetts

From Longy School of Music's Edward Pickman Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we meet an astonishingly talented group of young performer including a precocious 13-year-old who trained for the flute by dragging gallons of milk around the supermarket. ...read more...

Show 008 | Cambridge, Massachusetts

From the Longy School of Music's Pickman Hall in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we hear an expressive piece written for and performed by an exceptional young Bulgarian violinist. We meet a dedicated 17-year-old who has her sights set on becoming the first major African American cello soloist ...read more...

Show 007 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

From Carnegie Mellon University's Mellon Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this week's show features five outstanding musicians, including a 15-year-old from West Virginia performing the first movement of Hayden’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat, a 16-year-old flutist from Ohio ...read more...

Show 006 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

This week's show comes to you from Carnegie Mellon University's Mellon Institute in Christopher O'Riley's hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. You'll hear a spirited performance of Bernstein's Sonata for Clarinet & Piano played by a sophisticated 17-year-old clarinetist ...read more...

Show 005 | Cambridge, Massachusetts

From Sanders Theatre at Harvard University, this week's show features five outstanding performers, including a 12-year-old pianist from New Jersey performing Schumann’s Papillon, a trio from the Walnut Hill School in Massachusetts performing the first movement of Beethoven’s “Ghost Trio” ...read more...

Show 004 | Memphis, Tennessee

Folk legend Judy Collins joins Christopher O'Riley and seven brilliant young musicians on an especially emotional From the Top recorded at the Public Radio program Director's Conference in the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee. ...read more...

Show 003 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, violin virtuoso Joshua Bell and renowned bassist/composer Edgar Meyer take the stage with Christopher O'Riley and five outstanding young musicians. You'll meet an 11-year-old harpist from New Hampshire, ...read more...

Show 002 | Interlochen, Michigan

This week, Christopher O'Riley joins some of the best young musicians from the Interlochen Center for the Arts, the jewel of Midwestern summer music programs. You'll meet a 16-year-old violist who finds that donning a ballroom gown helps relieve rehearsal frustration ...read more...