Radio Show Archive

 

Show 246 | Pittsburgh, PA

This week, From the Top comes to you from Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where you’ll hear a talented 17-year-old euphonium player perform the music of Simone Mantia and a 16-year-old violinist play the Bartok Second Rhapsody. ...read more...

Show 245 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top comes to you from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll hear a teenage violinist play a beautiful and rarely performed sonata by Frederick Delius and a 17-year-old violist play the music of Ernest Bloch. Also, a teenage flutist plays Paul Taffanel and gives fashion advice! ...read more...

Show 244 | Kalamazoo, MI

This week, From the Top comes to you from Dalton Recital Hall at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, where you'll hear a fantastic percussion duo play music by Avner Dorman and a 15-year-old violinist play Wieniawski ...read more...

Show 243 | Jamaica Plain, MA

This week, from the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, From the Top celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through the eyes of today's teenagers. You'll hear the superb Boston Children's Chorus sing several inspiring pieces ...read more...

Show 242 | Santa Fe, New Mexico

We’re at the Lensic Performing Arts Center in sunny Santa Fe this week, where you'll hear Handel sung by a 16-year-old mezzo, and enjoy the flirtatious music of Gaspar Cassado played by a 17-year-old cellist. ...read more...

Show 241 | Washington, DC

This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, where you’ll hear a gregarious 11-year-old play the music of David Popper and an outstanding piano trio from Cleveland perform a lively piece by Astor Piazzolla. You'll also hear the piano music of Olivier Messiaen performed by a 17-year-old from Washington State.
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Show 240 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top is at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, where you'll meet a 15-year-old pianist who has already performed at the White House as well as in Baghdad with the Iraqi Symphony. Also, a 17-year-old violinist plays the music of César Franck ...read more...

Show 239 | Ocean City, New Jersey

This week, From the Top is at the Music Pier in Ocean City, New Jersey, joined by the Ocean City Pops under the direction of William Scheible. You'll hear a 16-year-old violinist play Wieniawski with the orchestra and an 18-year-old pianist play Bach. Also, the junior division winners of this year's Fischoff ...read more...

Show 238 | Chicago, Illinois

This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Educators Association Annual Meeting at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago, Illinois where you'll hear a 17-year-old violist play the music of William Walton, an 18-year-old baritone sing from Songs of Travel by Ralph Vaughn Williams ...read more...

Show 237 | Katonah, New York

This week, From the Top comes from the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, New York, where you'll hear a wonderfully accomplished 10-year-old cellist play Saint-Saëns, a fantastic teenage flutist play the music of Aaron Copland, ...read more...