Radio Tour Schedule

Radio Taping in Purchase, New York
SUNY Purchase
Wed, July 16, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, State University of New York. This show is presented by The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.

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The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America performs Symphonic Dances from West Side Story: Prologue and Mambo, by Leonard Bernstein

18-year-old clarinetist Silvio Guitian from Baltimore, Maryland, performs the first movement, Allegretto, from Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E-flat major, Op. 167, by Camille Saint-Saëns, with Christopher O'Riley, piano

The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America performs radial play by Samuel Adams

The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America Piano Quartet performs the fourth movement, Allegro molto, from the Piano Quarte No. 1 in C minor, Op. 15, by Gabriel Fauré
     17-year-old violinist Soyeong Park from Princeton Junction, New Jersey
     17-year-old violist Martine Thomas from Rochester, New York
     18-year-old cellist Kartik Papatla from Mequon, Wisconsin
     Christopher O'Riley, piano

The National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America performs Porgy and Bess, A Symphonic Picture by George Gershwin, arr. Robert Russell Bennett

Radio Taping in Aspen, Colorado
Harris Concert Hall
Sun, August 3, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Harris Concert Hall in Aspen, Colorado. The residency of From the Top is made possible by a special gift by the Sidney E. Frank Foundation. With special thanks to Susan Beckerman. This show will be presented by the Aspen Music Festival.

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Juilliard Pre-College Piano Trio performing the first movement, Allegro con brio, from Piano Trio No. 1 in B major, Op. 8 by Johannes Brahms
          14-year-old violinist Qing Yu Chen from Queens, New York
          16-year-old cellist Macintyre Taback from New York City
          17-year-old pianist Huan Li from Guangdong, China, and currently residing in Elmhurst, New York

16-year-old cellist Lucie Ticho from Hinsdale, Illinois performing the Serenade No.2 (Spanish Dance), Op.54 , No. 2 by David Popper, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

17-year-old pianist Taek Gi Lee from Seoul, South Korea, now living in Connecticut and attending Juilliard Pre-College, performing the Nocturne, Op.48, No.1 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin. 

Alumni feature: flutist Anthony Trionfo from Las Vegas, Nevada, now at The Colburn School in Los Angeles, California performing the first movement, Allegro, from the Sonata for Flute and Piano, Op. 167 "Undine" by Carl Reinecke, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

18-year-old violinist Yiliang Jiang from Shanghai, China.  Performing the Sonata in D minor, Op. 27, No. 3 "Ballade" (5:30), by Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931), unaccompanied solo.  We featured Yiliang on one of our 2012 Beijing tapings and he has since won several national competitions in China.  Yiliang is studying with Paul Kantor at Aspen this summer.

From the Top Alumni Trio performing the fourth movement, Finale, from Suite for Two Cellos and Piano by Gian Carlo Menotti
       17-year-old cellist Anne Richardson from Louisville, Kentucky
       15-year-old cellist Zlatomir Fung from Westborough, Massachusetts
       18-year-old pianist Sarina Zhang from San Diego, California

Radio Taping in Washington, DC
Lisner Auditorium
Fri, October 24, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. This show is presented by Washington Performing Arts, sponsored by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.

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8-year-old pianist Oscar Paz-Suaznabar from Alexandria, Virginia, performing the third movement, Prestissimo, from the Sonata No. 52 in G major, Hob. XVI:39 by Franz Joseph Haydn.

15-year-old violinist Kiarra Saito-Beckman from Bend, Oregon, performing "Carmen Fantasie" by Franz Waxman, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

17-year-old flutist Taiga Ultan from Brooklyn, New York and currently studying at the Interlochen Arts Academy performing the Fantaisie for Flute and Piano by Philippe Gaubert, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

Alumni Feature: percussionist Marcelina Suchocka from Chicago, Illinois, currently living in New York City and studying at the Manhattan School of Music performs "Texas Hoedown" by David Friedman

Marcelina Suchocka and the Excelsis Percussion Quartet, with Aya Kaminaguchi, Mariana Ramirez, and Clara Warnaar perform Prelude I and Chorus I from "Threads" by Paul Lansky.

Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir (Michele Fowlin, music director) performing "Praise Ye The Lord"

*Repertoire and program order subject to change.

 

Radio Taping in Storrs, Connecticut
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
Sat, November 1, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Connecticut. This show is presented by The University of Connecticut.

The Clemens Quartet from Los Angeles, CA performs the first movement, Allegro, from the  String Quartet No. 4, Sz. 91 by Béla Bartók

    17-year-old violinist KJ McDonald from Castaic, California

    16-year-old violinist Jason Corbin from Santa Clarita, California

    17-year-old violist Patrick Marsh from Granada Hill, California

    17-year-old cellist Alex Mansour from Stevenson Ranch, California

16-year-old cellist Derek Louie from New York, New York performing Silent Woods by Antonín Dvořák, with Christopher O'Riley, piano. 

13-year-old pianist Chelsea Guo from Darien, Connecticut performing Elegie in E-flat minor, Op. 3, No. 1 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.

17-year-old oboist Cassie Pilgrim from Chamblee, Georgia, currently studying at the Curtis Institute of Music, performing "Morceau de Salon" by Johann Wenzel Kalliwoda with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

12-year-old violinist Charlotte Marckx from Bellevue, Washington performing the first movement, Moderato, from the Violin Sonata No. 2 in D major, Op. 94a by Sergei Prokofiev, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

Sempre Sisters performing "The High Reel Set,” arr. Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas.

   12-year-old violinist Charlotte Marckx from Bellvue, Washington
   15-year-old cellist Olivia Marckx from Bellevue, Washington

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Radio Taping in Greenville, South Carolina
Peace Center for the Performing Arts
Thu, November 6, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts. This show is presented by The Peace Center for the Performing Arts.

16-year-old violinist Katherine Woo from Greer, South Carolina, performs Introduction and Tarantella, Op. 43 by Pablo de Sarasate, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

Cantus Chamber Choir from South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, South Carolina, David Rhyne, conductor, performs "Peace" by Mark Kilstofte

17-year-old double bass player Andrew Downs from Birmingham, Alabama (Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist) performs the first movement, Allegro moderato, from the Concerto No. 2 in B minor by Giovanni Bottesini, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

13-year-old pianist Allison To from Yorba Linda, California performs the fifth movement, Hesitation Tango, and sixth movement, Galop, from Souvenirs, Op. 28 by Samuel Barber.

17-year-old euphonium player Joe Broom from McLean, Virginia performs "Fantasy" by Bruce Fraser, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

13-year-old pianist Allison To from Yorba Linda, California, performs selected variations from the "Aria variata alla maniera Italiana" by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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Radio Taping in Montclair, New Jersey
Alexander Kasser Theater
Sat, December 13, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. This show is presented by Peak Performances at Montclair State University.

Piano duo 16-year-old Janice Carissa and 18-year-old Ryan Ferguson‪, from Surabaya, Indonesia and currently studying in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania‬ performing "Drupadi," piano four-hands, by Ananda Sukarlan.
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16-year-old cellist Chase Park from Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey performing Impromptu in G-flat major, D.899, No. 3 by Franz Schubert, transcribed for Cello and Piano by Heifetz/Rostropovich, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

13-year-old flutist Audrey Emata from Wallingford, Pennsylvania performing ‪Carmen Fantaisie Brilliante by François Borne‬, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.

18-year-old violist Jasper snow from Houston, Texas, now a freshman at Juilliard performing the second movement, Allegro Appasionato, from Two Pieces for Viola and Piano by Frank Bridge, with Christopher O'Riley, piano.  

Shanghai Quartet with Jasper Snow, viola and Chase Park, cello,  performing the fouth movement, Poco allegro, from the String Sextet in G major, Op. 36 by Johannes Brahms.

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Radio Taping in Boston, Massachusetts
New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall
Sat, February 7, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Performers and repertoire to be announced.

Radio Taping in San Francisco, California
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Sat, February 14, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. This show is presented by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music

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Radio Taping in Denver, Colorado
King Center Concert Hall
Fri, February 20, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the University of Colorado Denver. This show is presented by University of Colorado Denver. Ticketing information to be announced.

Radio Taping in Interlochen, Michigan
Corson Auditorium
Fri, March 13, 8:00pm - 9:30pm

From the Top tapes its NPR show at the Corson Auditorium in Interlochen, Michigan. This show is presented by Interlochen Arts Academy.

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