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Sunday, October 8, 2000  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


Sometimes on From the Top we meet a young performer who stuns us with her level of determination. That’s the case with Megan Cullen, a phenomenal teenage French horn player who has really had to swim upstream to continue playing music. Hear her story and delight in her musical skill this week, on a fantastic all-girl episode of From the Top.

Performers and Repertoire:

Flutist Hilary Abigana, 16, of Woodland, CA, performs Concerto for Flute; 3rd mvt. by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

French horn player Megan Cullen, 17, of Las Cruces, NM, performs Nocturne by Reinhold Gliere

Violinist Shana Douglas, 14, and pianist Melanie Douglas, 16, of West Hartford, CT, perform Sonata No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 105 by Robert Schumann

Host Christopher O’Riley performs from Suite in E by Jean-Philippe Rameau

Soprano Elan Royster, 16, of Berlin, MD, performs El majo discreto by Enrique Granados

Pianist Jana Weiss, 10, of Orem, UT performs The Juggler by Toch

Release Dates

  • Monday, May 21, 2001
  • Monday, January 29, 2001

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