September 2014 Listings for From the Top

September 2014 Listings for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway pose with members of the ensemble. March 19, 2014.

From the Top broadcasts an encore presentation of the March 2014 performance at Kodak Hall in Eastman Theater.  Tune in to hear some of Rochester's best young musicians performing with Sir James Galway.  Later in the month, the annual "Where Are They Now Show."

9/7       From the Top presents an encore broadcast from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY where special guest Sir James Galway joins us to lead an ensemble of young wind players in the Scherzo and Finale from Petite Symphonie by Charles Gounod. You'll also hear from a 10-year-old violinist Pierce Wang from Fremont, California who is working on building a smartphone app to help teachers and students track practice time, 16-year-old cellist Annie Jacobs-Perkins from Pittsford, New York, performs At the Fountain by Carl Davidoff, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley, and 16-year-old pianist Carmen Knoll from Carlstadt, New Jersey, performs Hungarian Rhapsody No. 13 by Franz Liszt, and 19-year-old soprano Emily Helenbrook from Alexander, New York, who performs Adele’s Laughing Song from Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss, accompanied by Christopher O’Riley.

9/14      We are at the New England Music Camp at Snow Pond Center for the Arts in Sindey, Maine where we’ll hear an 18-year-old violist Erika Gray perform Paganini’s La Campanella, 17-year-old pianist Christopher Staknys perform Rachmaninoff, and 17-year-old harpist Phoebe Durand McDonnell perform a sonata by Hindemith.

9/21      It’s our annual "Where Are They Now Show." You'll enjoy the extraordinary music these young pros are making in their early careers and hear their stories of triumph and struggle as they work to define their own creative space in the world.

9/28      From the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, this show features their composer-in-residence, Matthew Aucoin, along with Quartet Fuoco from Midwest Young Artists, soprano Katherine Leidlein, and pianist Andrew Li.