NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley Miami, Florida / 287
Show 287 comes to you from New World Center in beautiful Miami Beach, Florida. Among the featured performers, you’ll meet a 13-year-old violinist who’s studying with a New World Symphony fellow, a 16-year-old violist who is an outspoken champion of the viola, and a 17-year-old soprano who is taught by her Grammy Award-winning mom. Also, you’ll hear a movement of the Brahms Piano Quintet performed by current New World Symphony fellows who just happen to be alumni of our show!
Performers & Repertoire
- Romanza Andaluza from Spanish Dances, Op. 22 by Pablo de Sarasate, with pianist Christopher O'Riley
- Ricercare and Toccata on a Theme from The Old Maid and the Thief by Gian Carlo Menotti
- "Il bacio" by Luigi Arditi, with pianist Christopher O'Riley
In this week's photo gallery, check out photos of Virginia Mims with her mother, opera singer Marilyn Mims.
- Scherzo from the Sonata for Flute and Piano in D, Op. 94 by Sergei Prokofiev, with pianist Christopher O'Riley
- Fantasie, Op. 94 by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, with pianist Christopher O'Riley
- The third movement, Scherzo, from Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34 by Johannes Brahms
- Monday, November 24, 2014
- Monday, May 26, 2014
- Monday, July 6, 2015
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