NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Boston, Massachusetts / Show 307
In the contemporary spirit of performance trends like Groupmuse in which young performers organize impromptu house concerts to play chamber music, From the Top presents its first “House Concert” from Boston, Massachusetts, and it has a decidedly more intimate feel. A cellist who’s just 11 years old performs the music of David Popper, and we meet a teenage classical guitarist who’s also a poet, a neuroscience nerd, and a serious skateboarder.
Performers & Repertoire
- Tango (por Una Cabeza), by Carlos Gardel, arr. John Williams
- The first movement, Allegretto moderato, and the second movement, Allegro scherzando, from Sonata for Bassoon and Piano in G major, Op. 168, by Camille Saint-Saëns
- Etude Op. 2, No. 1, and Etude Op. 8, No. 12, by Alexander Scriabin
- The third movement, La Toccata de Pasquini from Sonata, by Leo Brouwer
- Tarantella, Op. 33 by David Popper
- The third movement, Fuoco, from Libra Sonatine by Roland Dyens
- Monday, September 7, 2015
- Monday, February 15, 2016
- Monday, September 12, 2016
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