NPR’s From the Top: La Jolla, CA / Show 371

Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 6:00 PM  |  The Conrad  |  Presented by La Jolla Music Society

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From La Jolla, California, this week’s From the Top features renowned violinist and social justice advocate Vijay Gupta as guest host. Along with co-host Michelle Cann, they’ll introduce us to the incredible San Diego Youth Symphony Chamber Orchestra, a young cellist who shares how studying the cello has helped him stand up for what he believes in, and a pianist who was a prize winner in Russia’s famous Tchaikovsky Competition.


  • Guest Host: Vijay Gupta
    Vijay Gupta is a violinist, speaker and advocate for artistic voices in social issues.
  • 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.

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Release Dates

  • Monday, June 17, 2019
  • Monday, December 23, 2019
  • Monday, June 15, 2020
  • Monday, December 28, 2020

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