NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Cambridge, MA / 11

Saturday, January 15, 2000  |  Sanders Theater  |  Presented by Harvard University


From Sanders Theater at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this week’s show features five outstanding musicians, including a 12-year-old pianist from Maryland playing Chopin, a 13-year-old violinist from California playing Schubert, and a 17-year-old from Houston singing Aaron Copland.

Performers and repertoire:

Cellist Sebastian Baverstam, 10, from Waban, MA, performs Concerto for Cello, 1st mvt. by Édouard Lalo

Pianist Pallavi Mahidhara, 12, from Bethesda, MD, performs Waltz No. 14 in E minor by Frédéric Chopin

Violinist Andrea Segar, 13, from Davis, CA, performs Ave Maria by Franz Schubert

Vocalist Sarah St. Germain, 17, from Houston, TX, performs “Laurie’s Song” by Aaron Copland

Double bassist James Wu, 17, from Pittsford, NY, performs Concerto, Opus 3, 1st mvt. by Sergei Koussevitzky

Release Date

  • Monday, March 20, 2000

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