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NPR's From the Top showcases the music, stories, and unique humor of America's best young classical musicians.
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The Passion of Schumann according to Goldberg

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 5:30pm
The Passion of Schumann according to Goldberg
Categories: Syndicated

Show 349 | Boston MA

Mon, 08/27/2018 - 5:00pm
This week's show comes from our hometown of Boston, Massachusetts where we meet an accomplished local pianist who made her Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 7, a young musician who's the second ever double bassist to win the prestigious Stulberg International Strings Competition performs Bottesini, and we get to know a teenage violinist who is also a whiz at New York Times crossword puzzles.
Categories: Syndicated

Shaping a Phrase with a Percussion Instrument

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 5:30pm
Host Christopher O'Riley and 17-year-old percussionist Gabriel Costache discuss how to make percussion instruments "sing."
Categories: Syndicated

Show 332 | Austin TX

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 5:00pm
From Austin, Texas, this week's From the Top features a nuanced and emotional performance of Rachmaninoff's Prelude in G Sharp Minor, opus 32 by a 14-year-old pianist from California, we'll meet a teenage oboist local to Austin who's also been a world champion knife thrower ... and a young percussionist from Denver performs a mesmerizing piece on the marimba.
Categories: Syndicated

Stravinsky & Iran

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:30pm
Host Christopher O'Riley talks with teenage pianist Amir Siraj about Stravinsky's Petrouchka and Amir's Iranian heritage.
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Show 334 | Boston MA

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 5:00pm
From Boston, Massachusetts, this week's program features a brilliant 12-year-old cellist from Hackensack, New Jersey performing a sonata by Shostakovich, we enjoy a beautifully detailed performance of a Sibelius Mazurka by a young violinist ... and we meet a teenager from Massachusetts, who, in addition to being an outstanding pianist, has also received serious recognition for his work in environmental science.
Categories: Syndicated

Why does Chicago produce such amazing teenage chamber music_

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 5:30pm
Christopher O'Riley speaks with three leading teachers of Chicago's teenager chamber music scene.
Categories: Syndicated

Show 348 | Highwood IL

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 5:00pm
From the Midwest Young Artists Conservatory in Highwood, Illinois, this week's From the Top features a line-up of all Chicago-area young musicians, including a fantastic teenage piano trio playing Cassado and seven members of the Percussion Scholarship Group of Chicago.
Categories: Syndicated

Show 337 | York PA

Mon, 07/30/2018 - 5:00pm
From York, Pennsylvania, this week's From the Top features outstanding young musicians soloing with the York Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Lawrence Golan. We'll enjoy a 17-year-old's performance of one of Schumann's most beautiful works for cello, a teenager that switched his focus from soccer to clarinet thanks to a life-changing concert experience, and a young violinist tackles Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 with the York Symphony Orchestra.
Categories: Syndicated