NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Rochester, New York / Show 316
This week From the Top celebrates its young musicians with the superb Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and their conductor, Ward Stare. The orchestra performs concerti with three young soloists including a 14-year-old pianist tackling the music of Grieg and a 17-year-old clarinetist playing Mozart. The orchestra also performs the broadcast premiere of a new work by a 16-year-old composer, and we’ll learn about that young composer’s extraordinary side career as a boy soprano.
Performers & Repertoire
- III. Allegro moderato molto e marcato from the Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 16 by Edvard Grieg
- II. Adagio and III. Rondo: Allegro from the Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra in A major, K. 622, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Clarinetist Alec Manassee, violist Melissa Matson (principal viola of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra), and pianist Christopher O’RileyIII. Rondo from the Trio in E-flat major, K. 498 “Kegelstatt Trio” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- IV. Allegro - Moderato - Allegro, ma non troppo from the Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85 by Edward Elgar
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