Classical 91.5

Peter Dugan

3/7        Hosted by pianist Peter Dugan, this program features performances recently recorded across the country.  Clarinetist Kah’lin Jordan (17)  from  Hoover, Alabama performs Cantilene for Clarinet and Piano by Louis Cahuzac,  pianist Victor Shlyahtenko (19) from LA performs a Chopin Nocturne, violinist Glenn Choe (16) from Cedar Park Texas plays Bach and cellist Fiona Huang (13) performs Shostakovich.

The primary objectives of the Morningside Music Bridge program are to, identify and promote outstanding young artists; create educational and performance opportunities; create development opportunities for music educators; promote inter-cultural understanding; expand community and corporate-based support; develop long-term international partnerships and build bridges of understanding. On the Feb 28th broadcast we'll hear some of the MMB's young musicians.

Latin jazz clarinetist and composer Paquito D'Rivera is the special guest on the Sun 9/6/20 broadcast.

This month we'll enjoy two performances from the Merrill Auditorium in Portland, ME (8/9 & 8/16), both with guest host Orli Shaham.

From the Top​, America’s largest platform celebrating the voices and talents of America’s brightest young classical musicians, has named pianist ​Peter Dugan​ as permanent host for its nationally-distributed NPR radio      program, beginning with the 2020-2021 season.

Pianist and MacArthur Genius Jeremy serves as guest host on 9/8, and we'll spend some time in Texas at the Music Eductor's Conference and the Texas State International Piano Festival.


From the Top,  hosted a three-day residency in Los Angeles culminating in two studio recordings of the popular radio show.  Thirteen young musicians, ages 14 - 18 from greater Los Angeles and beyond,  participated in an all-encompassing experience comprised of creative music making, career development, and community engagement designed to enrich both personal and artistic growth.  We'll hear the results 4/14 & 4/28.