NPR’s From the Top: Highlight Show 29

Monday, March 23, 2020  |  Presented by From the Top


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This highlight episode features beautiful music and interviews selected out of From the Top’s archive, including a rambunctious performance of a piece called “The Tom and Jerry Show” performed by a 14-year-old pianist from Tennessee. A young bassoonist shares the moving story of her family’s journey moving from city to city for job opportunities during the recession and how she fell in love with the bassoon during that hard time. The National Youth Orchestra of America performs the music of Leonard Bernstein.

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  • Monday, March 23, 2020
  • Monday, December 7, 2020

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