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.
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
This week’s episode was recorded at the Hollywood Scoring Studio in Los Angeles, California with Guest Host Peter Dugan.
15-year-old pianist Josephine Chan from San Francisco, CA performing: L'Isle joyeuse by Claude Debussy (1862-1918).
17-year-old violinist Enrique Rodrigues from Fair Lawn, NJ performing: Sonata in D minor, Op.27, No.3 "Ballade" by Eugène Ysaÿe (1858-1931).
The Bear Quartet, ages 15-17 from Salt Lake City, UT, performing: I. Adagio - Allegro Vivace from String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847).
17-year-old saxophone player Edward Chen from Plano, TX performing: II. Andante and III. Presto from Divertimento for Alto Saxophone and Piano by Roger Boutry (b.1932), with Peter Dugan, piano.
16-year-old cellist Shengyu Meng from Arcadia, CA performing: "Capriccio" (est. 5:30 w/cuts) by Lukas Foss (1922-2009), with Peter Dugan, piano.
15-year-old pianist Josephine Chan from San Francisco, CA performing: Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op.28, by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)