NPR’s From the Top : Boston, MA / Show 369

Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 3:00 PM  |  Calderwood Hall at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum  |  Presented by Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum & From the Top

Ticket Info

For information about purchasing tickets, please visit the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s website here.


  • Guest Host: Leila Josefowicz
    Violinist Leila Josefowicz is an international concert and recording artist with a passion for contemporary music.
  • Pianist: Michelle Cann
    Concert pianist and From the Top alumna Michelle Cann is a young artist with a deep musical commitment to performing a wide range of repertoire throughout the US and to bringing the arts to local communities.

Performers & Repertoire

  • Concertino, Op. 107 for Flute and Piano, by Cécile Chaminade (1857-1944), with Michelle Cann, piano.
  • 16-year-old violinist Jun Lin from Larchmont, NY
    I. Allegro from Violin Sonata No. 5 in F Major, Op. 24, "Spring," by Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), with Michelle Cann, piano.
  • Violinist Leila Josefowicz; 16-year-old clarinetist Anoush Pogossian; 18-year-old cellist Esther Yu; pianist Michelle Cann
    I. Liturgie de cristal from the Quartet for the End of Time by Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
  • 14-year-old pianist Alejandra Sarmiento from Lighthouse Point, FL
    Etude Op. 25, No. 1 and 2 by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
  • 17-year-old baritone Preston Jones from Fort Washington, MD
    “Toglietemi la vita ancor” by Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725), with Michelle Cann, piano
  • 16-year-old clarinetist Anoush Pogossian; 18-year-old cellist Esther Yu; pianist Michelle Cann
    IV. Allegro from Clarinet Trio, Op.114 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Release Date

  • Monday, May 20, 2019

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Support Provided By

Arthur Winn and the Winn Family Charitable Foundation
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Boston Cultural Council
Mass Cultural Council