Hear the next generation of classical champions as talented teens from across the nation play the classics in concert. Often credited for its innovative and fun approach to classical music, From the Top has helped to build a bridge between classical music and youth. Acclaimed pianist Christopher O'Riley hosts the program, which is distributed by NPR and sponsored by UBS.
Sunday, May 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
This week, From the Top celebrates the incredible musical talent and delightful stories of young musicians from Boston and around the country from a show recorded at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall in Boston.
Performers & Reportoire:
11-year-old pianist Katherine Liu from Wellesley, Massachusetts, performs Waltz in A-flat major, Op.42 by Frédéric Chopin
15-year-old guitarist Nolan Harvel from Brentwood, Tennessee, performing Estudio Sin Luz by Andrés Segovia and Danza Pomposa by Alexandre Tansman
17-year-old mezzo-soprano Hannah Klein from Concord, Massachusetts, performing Still wie die Nacht by Carl Böhm
18-year-old violinist Sasha Yakub from Amherst, Massachusetts performs the second movement, Eglogue I, and the fifth movement, Dithyramb, from Duo Concertante by Igor Stravinsky
18-year-old cellist Mariya Zabara from Belarus performs Hungarian Rhapsody by David Popper.
11-year-old pianist Katherine Liu from Wellesley, Massachusetts, performs Nocturne Op. 27, No. 2 by by Frédéric Chopin
Mari Nagahara, 18, cello from Andover, Massachusetts performs III. Largo from the Sonata for Cello and Piano, Op.65 by Frédéric Chopin with Christopher O’Riley, piano
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