NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / 246
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.
Performers & Repertoire
- “Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms” by Simone Mantia
- Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 by Frédéric Chopin
- IV. Vivace from Sonata in F-minor by Johannes Brahms
- Temple University Music Preparatory Honors String Quartet | Amy Semes, 16, violin; Brenden Zak, 14; violin, Bihn Park, 15, cello; Tiffany Laraia, 17, violaI. Allegro from String Quartet No. 14 in D minor, (“Death and a Maiden”) by Franz Schubert
- Rhapsody No. 2, BB96a, Sz. 89 by Béla Bartók
- Monday, March 4, 2013
- Monday, July 30, 2012
- Monday, March 5, 2012
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