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NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / 246

Tuesday, February 14, 2012  |  Carnegie Music Hall  |  Presented by Carnegie Mellon University


This week, From the Top comes to you from Carnegie Music Hall in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where you’ll hear a talented 17-year-old euphonium player perform the music of Simone Mantia and a 16-year-old violinist play the Bartok Second Rhapsody. Also, teenagers from the Philadelphia area perform from Schubert’s monumental “Death and the Maiden” quartet and an unusually dynamic young pianist/composer plays Chopin and an excerpt from one of his own pieces.

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  • Monday, March 4, 2013
  • Monday, July 30, 2012
  • Monday, March 5, 2012

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