Highlight Show 22
This week is From the Top’s annual highlights show featuring some of the best performances we’ve featured over the past couple of seasons. You’ll meet one of the most imaginative young composers in the country, hear an unforgettable performance by a public school choir from Oklahoma, and hear a talented teenage pianist play Prokofiev. Plus, a fantastic 10-year-old trumpet player performs the virtuosic Carnival of Venice.
Performers and repertoire:
Trumpet player Natalie Dungey, 10 from Issaquah, Washington, performs Carnival of Venice by Jean-Baptiste Arban, arranged by Del Staigers.
Pianist Evan Ritter, 14, from Dallas, Texas, performs Suggestion Diabolique, Op. 4, No. 4 by Sergei Prokofiev
Violinist Jisoo Kim, 17, from Palisades Park, New Jersey, performs IV. Allegretto poco mosso from Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano by César Franck
The Norman North High School Chorale from Norman, Oklahoma, performs “Water Night” by Eric Whitacre
Guitarist Noah Kim, 15, from San Marino, California, performs Fuoco Libre by Roland Dyens
The Juilliard Pre-College Division Piano Trio (violinist Dawn Wang, 17; cellist Xinchi Wang, 17; and pianist/composer Conrad Tao, 16) from New York, New York, performs “Eventide” by Conrad Tao
The Juilliard Pre-College Division Piano Trio performs “La Muerte del Angel” by Astor Piazzolla
Performers & Repertoire
- Carnival of Venice by Jean-Baptiste Arban, arranged by Del Staigers
- Suggestion Diabolique, Op. 4, No. 4 by Sergei Prokofiev
- IV. Allegretto poco mosso from Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano by César Franck
- "Water Night" by Eric Whitacre
- Fuoco Libre by Roland Dyens
- The Juilliard Pre-College Division Piano Trio"Eventide" by Conrad Tao; "La Muerte del Angel" by Astor Piazzolla
- Monday, October 7, 2013
- Monday, April 11, 2016
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