NPR’s From the Top: Fairfax, VA / Show 384
Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, the two pianists that make up the piano duo Anderson and Roe, host this week’s From the Top, the first of two From the Top programs recorded in Fairfax, Virginia. Both Greg and Liz collaborate with the young musicians on the program. They introduce us to a precocious 10-year-old violinist and an unusual teenage cellist who loves dog-sledding and hunting deer for his own food.
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- Guest Host: Anderson & Roe
Known for their adrenalized performances, original compositions, and notorious music videos, Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe aim to make classical music a relevant and powerful force around the world. Their five critically acclaimed albums have spent dozens of weeks at the top of the Billboard Classical Charts, while their Emmy-nominated, self-produced music videos have been viewed by millions on YouTube and at international film festivals.
Performers & Repertoire
- Sonata No. 59 in E-flat Major Hob. XVI/49, III. Finale: Tempo di Minuet By Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
- Sicilienne et Allegro Giocoso for bassoon and piano by Gabriel Grovlez (1879-1944)
- Polonaise de concert, Op.4 by Henri Wieniawski (1835-1880)
- Poema III by Marlos Nobre (b. 1939)
- “Una voce poco fa,” from Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Antonio Rossini (1792-1868)
- “America” from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) arranged by Anderson & Roe
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