August 2014 Listings for From the Top

August 2014 Listings for From the Top

Sundays at 5:00 p.m.

The American Boychoir celebrates its 75th Anniversary with a performance on From the Top (8/24).

From the Top visits Boston, MA; Princeton, NJ; and New Albany, OH in addition to two stops in the Lone Star State: El Paso and the Texas State International Piano Festival at Texas State University.

8/3        From Jordan Hall in Boston we’ll hear 11-year-old pianist Maxim Lando perform The Lark by Mikhail Glinka,  some unaccompanied Bach performed by 14-year-old cellest Zlatomir Fung, and a teenage string quartet, Quartet Noce, shares moving stories about the healing power of music in their own lives

8/10      From the historic Plaza Theater in El Paso, Texas you'll hear the extraordinary 13-year-old clarinetist Andrew Moses perform Concertino, Op.26 by Carl Maria von Weber,11-year-old harpist Lucy Ann Sotak who will play the music of Reinhold Gliere, and 19-year-old organist David von Behren treats us to a performance on the Mighty Wurlitzer Pipe Organ.

8/17      From the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany, Ohio, you’ll meet  percussionist Eric Goldberg from Chicago who performs Michael Burritt’s Scirocco on solo marimba, and 16-year-old cellist Bryan Park who performs the fanciful Capriccio by Lucas Foss.

8/24      From Richardson Auditorium on the campus of Princeton University in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the American Boychoir, we'll hear them perform all show long and also meet two outstanding teenage strings players, who will perform Gabriel Fauré and Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

8/31      From the Texas State International Piano Festival at Texas State University, we’ll hear students from the festival perform solo, in a piano duo, and even in a five piano arrangement of “Stars and Stripes Forever!” Also on the show The Brioso Tri from Lexington, MA and 13-year-old composer J.P. Redmond’s composition Three Poems to Sing for voice and piano will feature mezzo-soprano and FTT alum Kara Sainz.