A Haydn Concerto, A Virtuosic Teenage Cellist, and an Homage to Bach / Show 395

Monday, February 15, 2021  |  Presented by From the Top

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This Episode Features:

  • A teenage trumpeter who is inspired by legends in both classical and jazz music
  • A 16-year-old violinist who shares her experience as a young blind person
  • A 15-year-old cellist who showcases impressive technique
  • A young clarinetist whose love of Klezmer music led him to choose his instrument
  • A piano duo from Hawaii performing a charming tango by Barber


A brilliant young trumpeter performs the music of Haydn. He’s joined by a 15-year-old cellist performing a classic showpiece, a talented teenage piano duo from Hawaii, and two young musicians with deeply expressive solo performances.


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Release Dates

  • Monday, February 15, 2021
  • Monday, August 23, 2021
  • Monday, February 28, 2022
  • Monday, March 13, 2023

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Hayden Idson’s appearance on From the Top is sponsored by Nancy and Richard Lubin.

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