NPR’s From the Top: Boston, MA / Show 382

Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:00 PM  |  Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum  |  Presented by From the Top


Recorded at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, this episode is hosted by pianist Peter Dugan. A talented 16 year-old from California plays a fiery Spanish guitar piece by Turina. You’ll also hear a 12-year-old cellist who, in addition to playing music by David Popper, shares a perfectly delightful minuet he wrote himself at the age of 10. And don’t miss the brother and sister violin duo sharing about the joy and warmth of their Costa Rican family!


  • Guest Host: Peter Dugan
    Pianist Peter Dugan has appeared as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician across North America and abroad. A sought-after crossover artist, Mr. Dugan has performed in duos and trios with artists ranging from Itzhak Perlman and Joshua Bell to Jesse Colin Young and Glenn Close.

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