Show 335 | Danville KY:
From Danville, Kentucky, this week's From the Top features a 10-year-old violinist performing the music of Edward Elgar — she also shares some colorful stories of growing up in Kentucky with her 6 siblings. Also on the program, a beautifully detailed classical guitar performance by a young man from South Carolina and Chopin performed by a talented teenager from Massachusetts.



Show 339 Bonus Content:
18-year-old pianist and composer, Andrew Guo and host Christopher O'Riley discuss the compositional assignment that inspired his piece "7 Images for Piano."



Show 339 | Miami FL:
This week's From the Top comes from Miami, Florida where we got to hear a talented local teenager perform the music of Schumann and enjoy his stories of growing up in the Cuban community of Miami. Also featured on the show is an eleven-year-old pianist who performs two works by Chopin, and a violinist performs the beautiful and dramatic second movement from César Franck's Sonata for Violin and Piano.



A teenage pianist gives an exclusive sneak peek of her upcoming YA novel:
16-year-old pianist, CoCo Ma reads segments of her YA novel to host Christopher O'Riley and performs the music of Ginastera.



Show 338 | New York NY:
This week's From the Top from Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Room will feature, for only the second time in From the Top's history, a teenage counter-tenor. He performs two beautiful art songs with his teenage guitar-playing collaborator. Also on the program, a piece by a young composer is given its radio premiere by a quintet of From the Top alums, and a 16-year-old pianist who could give Yuja wang a run for her money performs a fiery piece by Alberto Ginastera.