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NPR’s From the Top: San Marcos, TX / Show 373

Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM  |  Performing Arts Center Recital Hall at Texas State University  |  Presented by Texas State International Piano Festival


This week’s special episode of From the Top with guest host and concert pianist Simone Dinnerstein puts the spotlight on the piano in all its splendid configurations. Recorded at the Texas State International Piano Festival, we’ll hear some of the country’s premiere young pianists perform as soloists and members of small ensembles – including a raucous piece for eight hands at one piano!


  • Guest Host: Simone Dinnerstein
    American pianist Simone Dinnerstein is known for her “majestic originality of vision” (the Independent) and her “lean, knowing and unpretentious elegance” (the New Yorker).

Performers & Repertoire

Release Date

  • Monday, September 16, 2019

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Support Provided By

Angelia Ning’s performance is part of From the Top’s New Music Series, supported in part by the Amphion Foundation and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation