Radio Show Archive

 

Show 226 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week, From the Top is home in Boston at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall, where you'll hear a 15-year-old pianist play Prokofiev’s Sonata No. 3 and an 18-year-old mezzo sing from Roméo et Juliette by Charles Gounod. ...read more...

Show 225 | Yountville, California

This week’s show comes to you from Yountville, California in the heart of the Napa Valley, where you’ll meet a teenage clarinetist who’ll play one of Mozart’s most exquisite pieces and then talk about a visionary music education program he created. ...read more...

Show 224 | Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

We’re in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania this week, featuring young musicians who are up to remarkable things beyond playing classical music. ...read more...

Show 223 | Abilene, Texas

This week, our show in Abilene, Texas proves that the pipe organ isn’t just for church anymore as two of the best teenage organists in America play 20th and 21st century concert music. Also, a 16-year old cellist plays Tchaikovsky ...read more...

Show 222 | Baton Rouge, LA

We’re at LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and today, a 16-year-old pianist performs the music of Debussy, a young violinist talks candidly with his grandmother about the risks of pursuing a career in music, and teenagers from New Orleans treat us to the traditional art of the brass band! ...read more...

Show 221 | Boston, Massachusetts

This week we broadcast from New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall where we learn what's it like to grow up in a family with three generations of serious classical musicians. ...read more...

Show 220 | Davenport, IA

We’re in Davenport, Iowa, and this week we’re going to talk both collaboration and conflict with a major-competition-winning teenage string quartet. You’ll also hear a killer percussion piece played by 15-year-olds from Chicago ...read more...

Show 219 | Saint Paul, Minnesota

Coming to you from the Young Artist World Piano Festival taking place on the campus of Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota, this week's From the Top features some of the best young pianists in America demonstrating pretty much everything the piano can possibly do. ...read more...

Show 218 | Gettysburg, PA

This week, from the Gettysburg Festival in Pennsylvania, our line-up of outstanding performers includes a 15-year-old pianist from New Jersey performing Liszt and an 18-year-old tuba player from the Atlanta area who is descended from Nigerian royalty! ...read more...

Show 217 | Boston, MA

This week, from Symphony Hall in Boston, outstanding young musicians solo with the Boston Pops, conducted by Keith Lockhart. You’ll hear a teenage cellist perform the Finale of the Symphony No. 1 by Shostakovich ...read more...