NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Chicago, Illinois / 238
This week, From the Top comes to you from the National Educators Association Annual Meeting at the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago, Illinois where you’ll hear a 17-year-old violist play the music of William Walton, an 18-year-old baritone sing from Songs of Travel by Ralph Vaughn Williams, and scenes from Stravinksy’s “The Soldier’s Tale” performed by teenagers from Chicago and one very cool teacher.
Performers & Repertoire
- I. Andante comodo from Concerto for Viola and Orchestra by William Walton
- “Whither Must I Wander?” from Songs of Travel by Ralph Vaughan Williams
- Impromptu by Alexander Arutunian
- Septacular | Julia Ghica, 17, violin; Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Kamila Hines Muhammad, 17, clarinet; Abigail Arnold, 17, bassoon; Joel Cantoran, 17, trumpet; Jacob Mezera, 16, trombone; Daniela Gazibara, 18, double bass; and Yael Litwin, 18, percussionI. Soldier’s March, III. Royal March and V. The Devil’s Dance from "The Soldier’s Tale" by Igor Stravinsky. Narration by Brayer Teague
- II. Presto from Sonata No. 2 by Avner Dorman
- Monday, January 7, 2013
- Monday, May 7, 2012
- Monday, October 31, 2011
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