Radio Show Archive

 

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...

Show 001 | Lenox, Massachusetts

From the Top journeys to Tanglewood, the world famous music festival in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, to meet and perform with students from the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. ...read more...

Pilot Episode | Boston, Massachusetts

From New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, fiddler extraordinaire Mark O'Connor joins host Christopher O'Riley and five fantastic young musicians in our pilot episode of From the Top. ...read more...

Highlight Show 022 | Recorded in Studio

This week is From the Top's annual highlights show featuring some of the best performances we've featured over the past couple of seasons. You'll meet one of the most imaginative young composers in the country, hear an unforgettable performance ...read more...

Highlight Show 020 | Recorded in Studio

In this week's special highlights episode, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Corigliano, violin virtuoso Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, cello master Janos Starker, and the great soprano Dawn Upshaw all share the stage with lucky young musicians. ...read more...

Highlight Show 019 | Recorded in Studio

Gunther Schuller, the great American composer, conductor, author, music educator, jazz innovator, and french horn player is the special guest artist on From the Top this week. ...read more...

Highlight Show 018 | Recorded in Studio

This talent packed annual highlights show features some of the best music and interviews from our past couple of seasons, including one of the most imaginative and musical double bassists we’ve ever encountered, an 11-year-old violinist who’s personality is just irresistible ...read more...

Highlight Show 017 | Recorded in Studio

This week, it’s our Alumni Musical Maverick show featuring performers who have appeared on our program over the past ten years, and who have gone on to do adventuresome things in music. You’ll hear from a violist who hosts her own exciting radio show in New York ...read more...