Radio Show Archive

 

Show 016 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from New England Conservatory in Boston, you'll hear a horn trio from Cleveland, Ohio performing the finale from Brahm's Trio in E-flat, a 12-year-old pianist from California performing Rachmaninoff  and Scriabin ...read more...

Show 015 | Washington, DC

From the Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC, this week's show features a 15-year-old from Pennsylvania playing Vivaldi's Bassoon Concerto in C, a 12-year-old pianist from Washington, DC playing Schumann's ABEGG Variations ...read more...

Show 014 | Boston, Massachusetts

Guest artist Menahem Pressler, founding member of the world-renowned Beaux Arts Trio, joins Christopher O'Riley and seven outstanding young performers on this week's From the Top. Mr. Pressler leads our teenage trio in a brief master class and offers eloquent words of wisdom ...read more...

Show 013 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, from Symphony Hall in Boston, you'll hear a 17-year-old from Baltimore playing a movement of Rebecca Clarke's Viola Sonata and a 16-year-old from Utah playing Mily Balakirev's Islamey. You'll also meet two members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra ...read more...

Show 012 | Spokane, Washington

From the Top travels to Spokane, Washington's Metropolitan Performing Arts Center to bring together some of the greatest young talent from the Pacific Northwest. We hear a performance of Haydn's Concerto in C Major performed by an astonishing 14-year-old cellist from rural Oregon ...read more...

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...