NPR’s From the Top: Boston, MA / Show 365
This week’s From the Top celebrates the 125th Anniversary of one of the great teaching grounds for classical musicians, the Walnut Hill School for the Arts! You might recognize this episode’s guest host from his roles on The Wire and HBO’s The Deuce, but you may not know Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is also a fantastic clarinetist. Listen as he introduces to us current students and a few illustrious alumni of Walnut Hill.
- Guest Host: Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
A trained musician as well as actor for the stage and screen, Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is most recognized for roles in The Wire and The Walking Dead and currently stars on HBO’s The Deuce.
Performers & Repertoire
- IV. Finale. Vivace ma non troppo from String Quartet No.12, Op.96 by Antonín Dvořák, arr. Beatrice Affron
- III. Rasch und mit Feuer from Fantasiestücke, Op.73 by Robert Schumann
- "Ondine" from Gaspard de la Nuit by Maurice Ravel
- "Si, mi chiamano Mimi” from La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, with Jung-A Bang, piano
- Legende by Georges Enescu
- Tony Rymer, cello
Gergana Haralampieva, violin
Evren Ozel, piano
II. Scherzo: Allegro con brio from Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor, Op. 67 by Dmitri Shostakovich
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