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From the Top

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From the Top, the nationwide program that showcases young classical musicians, recently announced that long-time host Christopher O'Riley is leaving the show.  O'Riley will be heard throughout the remainder of this season with some co-hosts and guest hosts making special appearances. O'Riley recorded his last program on June 5, 2018 and the 2018-2019 season will be the first without O'Riley.

Drums and Fun: August 2018

Jul 30, 2018
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The Percussion Scholarship group of Chicago features students grades three through twelve, that are selected for the group through a rigorous application and interview process, and are granted full scholarships. They have numerous compositions arranged especially for them by nationally known artists.

From the Top July 2018: Music Aids the Mind

Jun 25, 2018
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On the first of July, From The Top will feature a musician who lives with Tourette's Syndrome. People with

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2/4        Where Are They Now VIII  Featuring music and interviews with From the Top alumni who are now professional musicians.

2/11      It’s an all-Minnesota show!  Enjoy a virtuosic performance of Ernesto Cavallini’s Adagio and Tarantella by 17-year-old clarinetist Anders Peterson, a teenage pianist shares the story of how he “handpicked” his stepfather when he was just four years old, and a brother and sister piano duo perform a raucous four-hands arrangement of Schubert’s Der Erlkonig.

June 2017 From the Top

May 29, 2017
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6/4        From Longview, Texas we’ll hear the Quartet Diamant perform music by Ginastera, 12-year-old pianist Antonio (Nio) Ajero performes a Caprice by Paderewski, a 16-year-old flutists performs an Allegro from Taktakishvili’s Flute Sonata, and much more.

May 2017 From the Top

May 1, 2017
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5/7        From the Top returns to the Aspen Music Festival and School, the summer home to many outstanding young musicians seeking to sharpen their performance skills, with a fantastic 17-year-old cellist who loves to explore the Rocky Mountain surroundings and a 14-year-old pianist performing Ligeti.

5/14      This week’s episode of From the Top showcases Cleveland’s vibrant classical music scene with performances from a violinist, bassoonist, and string octet all from the area.

April 2017 From the Top

Mar 27, 2017
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4/2        From Louisville, Kentucky, we’ll hear a superb 17-year-old pianist from Brooklyn who wants to devote himself to the work of racially diversifying the world of classical music, a performance of Over the Rainbow performed on marimba by a local teen percussionist, and the Louisville Youth Orchestra perform a brand new piece by American composer Christopher Theofanidis.

March 2017 From the Top

Feb 27, 2017
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Alongside performances from our country's best young musicians, From the Top will be playing highlights from a past program featuring young soloists from the Rochester area! The performance was with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, under our very own Ward Stare.  

3/5        A show presented by Artis-Naples in Naples, Florida, celebrates Florida’s young musical talent.  Performances at Hayes Hall by 14-year-old pianist Noah Waddell and 16-year-old oboist David Norville.

December 2016 Listings for From the Top

Nov 29, 2016
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Missing summer yet?  From the top broadcasts from the best summer music institutes, including National Repertory Orchestra and Chautauqua Institution!

November 2016 Listings for From the Top

Oct 31, 2016
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This month on From the Top, host Christopher O'Riley brings us performances from the best young  musicians in Texas, and we take a visit to the idyllic Idyllwild Arts Academy, this month on Classical 91.5.

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