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, September 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Presented by The Breman Museum’s Molly Blank Concert Series, this week’s From the Top celebrates Jewish contributions to classical music and will feature music by Jewish composers, musicians, and themes in music.
Haig Hovsepian (violin), 18, from Belmont, Massachusetts performing “Kaddish” by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), with Christopher O’Riley, piano.
Atlanta Young Singers,directed by Paige F. Mathis, performing “Adonai Ro’i” by Judith Shatin (b.1949 and “Donna, Donna”, words by Aaron Zeitlin (1898-1973), music by Shalom Secunda (1894-1974), arr. Carl Bertil Agnestig, with pianist, Millie Turek.
Jarrett May (flute), 18,from Fort Worth, Texas performing III. Lively, with bounce from Duo for Flute and Piano by Aaron Copland (1900-1990), with Christopher O’Riley, piano.
Aytahn Benavi (guitar), 15,from Austin, Texas performing Songe Capricorne by Roland Dyens (1955-2016)
Piano Trio with Sein An, Alec Manasse, and Christopher O’Riley performing Ouverture, III. Jeu, and IV. Final (est. 6:35) from Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano, Op. 157b by Darius Milhaud (1892-1974)
Haig Hovsepian, violin, 18, from Belmont, Massachustts performing "It Ain't Necessarily So" by George Gershwin (1898-1937), arr. Jascha Heifetz, with Christopher O’Riley, piano.