Boston, MA / 54

Saturday, September 22, 2001  |  Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory  |  Presented by From the Top


From the Top features a wide range of stories and music this week, including a 13-year-old harpist performing a moving piece by the great American film composer John Williams, and a talented violinist, who originally hails from Bulgaria.

Also, we’ll meet a teenage baritone who became a licensed preacher at the tender age of 14.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Bella Hristova, 15, from Ann Arbor, MI, performs Who Let The Cat Out Last Night? by Paul Schoenfeld

Harpist Krysten Keches, 13, from Medfield, MA, performs “Lanes of Limerick” from Angela’s Ashes by John Williams

Baritone John Paul McGee, 17, from Baltimore, MD, performs “Arise, Ye Subterranean Winds” by Henry Purcell

Pianist Christopher O’Riley performs Spinning Song by Felix Mendelssohn

Flutist Katie Watts, 17, from Richmond, VA, performs Syrinx by Claude Debussy

Trombonist Louis Bremer, 17, from Kingsport, TN performs Sonata for Bass Trombone, 1st mvt. by Patrick McCarty

Performers & Repertoire

Release Dates

  • Monday, October 28, 2002
  • Monday, March 25, 2002
  • Monday, November 12, 2001

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