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From the Top travels to LA to present a show from the Colburn School for the Performing Arts, Feb 2022 (2/20 @ 5p)


Tune in to hear amazing young musicians, Sundays at 5pm

2/6 Host Peter Dugan features a lyrical performance of Mark Summer’s Julie-O performed by cellist Maximus Gurath, and the teenage Phillips Trio performs a movement from Beethoven’s Ghost trio. We also hear flutist Blue Shelton perform music by Pierre Sancan and violinist Anagha Kapsi plays a Chaconne by Tomaso Antonio Vitali.

2/13 This week we hear the victorious finale from Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, performed by pianist Joshua Mhoon, pianist Andrew Gu performs a Sonata by Beethoven, violinist Vibha Janakiraman performs Darshan by Indian-American composer Reena Esmail, and saxophonist Jayme Billings performs movements from Darius Milhaud’s Scaramouche.

2/20 This week’s program features musicians studying at The Colburn School in Los Angeles. We’ll hear pianist Ukki Sachedina perform a Bach Partita, violinist Ashley Tsai plays a sonata by Eugène-Auguste Ysaÿe, flutist Nikka Gershman-Pepper performs Am Waldesbach by Paul Wetzger, and duo clarinetists Noah Jung and Hwaseop Jeong perform Il Covegno Divertimento for two Clarinets by Ponchielli.

Friction Quartet
Friction Quartet

2/27 Black History Month Highlights In recognition of Black History Month we delve into the archives for this highlights program, hosted by pianist, Peter Dugan and alum oboist David Norville, to celebrate outstanding performances by young Black musicians. We’ll hear oboist David Norville perform Hindemith; pianist Kiesse Nanor perform Schumann; and violist Peirce Ellis performs Bloch.

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