NPR’s From the Top: Portland, ME / Show 380
From Portland, Maine, with guest host Orli Shaham, this week’s episode features a young pianist who triumphed over a two-year injury to continue in music, a violinist who’s won three state-wide competitions and they aren’t for music… And a teenage cellist performs “The Swan” by Saint-Saens.
- Guest Host: Orli Shaham
A consummate musician recognized for her grace, subtlety and brilliance, Orli Shaham has established an impressive international reputation as one of today's most gifted pianists. Hailed by critics on four continents, Ms. Shaham is in demand for her prodigious skills and admired for her interpretations of both standard and modern repertoire.
Performers & Repertoire
- La Source by Adolphe Hasselmans (1845-1912)
- Introduction and Tarantella by Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908)
- The Swan (Le Cygne) from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
- Hypnosis by Ian Clarke (b. 1964)
- Alborada del gracioso from “Miroirs” by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
- Monday, January 6, 2020
- Monday, August 10, 2020
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Support Provided By
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
John Robert Santiago’s performance of Ian Clarke’s Hypnosis is part of the From the Top’s New Music Series with support from the Amphion Foundation and Aaron Copland Fund for Music.