Radio Show Archive

 

Show 256 | Grapevine, TX

Does the discipline and dedication required to serve in our nation’s armed forces have anything in common with the discipline and dedication required to become a skilled classical musician? All of the kids on today’s show would say, "Yes!" ...read more...

Show 255 | Bogotá, Colombia

What do young musicians who come from the edge of the Amazon rain forest, the sophisticated big city of Bogotá, and the villages and towns in-between have in common? An incredible music education system and one of the top youth orchestras in the Americas! This week, From the Top ...read more...

Show 254 | Houston, TX

This week's show comes to you from the Brown Theater at the Wortham Center in Houston, Texas, where you'll hear a 17-year-old baritone sing Schubert and a 15-year-old pianist play Liszt’s "La Campanella." Also, the Houston Youth Symphony ...read more...

Show 253 | Portland, Oregon

Presented by Portland Piano International, This week's From the Top comes to you from the Newmark Theater in Portland, Oregon, where you'll hear two sisters from New York playing Percy Granger’s two-piano Fantasy on “Porgy and Bess” and an outstanding trio from Julliard perform the holy grail ...read more...

Show 252 | Chattanooga, TN

This week, From the Top comes to you from the Tivoli Theater in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where you'll hear a 14-year-old violinist from California perform the glitzy “Carmen Fantasie” by Franz Waxman and enjoy an audio postcard sent in by a 16-year-old bass/baritone from nearby Lookout Mountain ...read more...

Show 251 | Potsdam, NY

This week, From the Top comes to you from Hosmer Concert Hall at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam where you'll hear Tchaikovsky’s beautiful "Melodie" performed by a 14-year-old violinist studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music and George Enescu's "Cantabile" ...read more...

Show 250 | New York, New York

This week, From the Top comes to you from Carnegie Hall in New York City, where you'll hear a fantastic piano quartet perform the music of Brahms and a teenage violinist play "Carmen Fantasie" by Franz Waxman. Also, an 18-year-old flutist plays a mesmerizing piece ...read more...

Show 249 | Carmel, IN

This week, From the Top comes to you from the Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, where you'll hear a 15-year-old cellist perform one of Chopin’s teenage compositions and an 11-year-old violinist play a piece by ...read more...

Show 248 | Ogden, UT

This week, From the Top comes to you from Weber State University’s Austad Auditorium in Ogden, Utah, where you'll hear a talented duo from the Salt Lake City area play Tchaikovsky and the teenage winners of the Discover National Chamber Music Competition ...read more...

Show 247 | Brunswick, ME

This week, we're at Studzinski Recital Hall on the campus of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine where you'll hear a teenage cellist from Chicago perform from Rachmaninoff’s beautiful Sonata in G Minor and a young violinist from Washington play the first movement from Poulenc's Sonata ...read more...