NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Highlight Show 13

Monday, June 2, 2008  |  Recorded in Studio  |  Presented by From the Top


On From the Top’s fifth annual “Where Are They Now Show,” we focus on kids who have successfully broken into the professional music world. This highlights program combines some of the best music we’ve had on the program with follow-up interviews where we learn about the burgeoning professional careers of some of our hottest alumni.

Performers and Repertoire:

Trumpeter Matthew Muckey, 23, from Sacramento, CA, performs The Carnival of Venice by Jean-Baptiste Arban

Violinist Elena Urioste, 22, from North Wales, PA, performs Fantasy on Themes from Bizet’s Carmen, Op. 25 by Pablo de Sarasate

Pianist Ji-Yong, 17, from Wyckoff, NJ, performs Etude Fantasy, Etude No. 3 “Fifths to Thirds” by John Corigliano

Tubist Carolyn Jantsch, 24, from Worthington, OH, performs Estrellita by Manuel Ponce, arranged by Patrick Sheridan
and and Flight of the Bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Release Dates

  • Monday, June 1, 2009
  • Monday, September 29, 2008
  • Monday, June 2, 2008

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