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