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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)

Colburn School o/t Perf Arts

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

2/27 This week, composer Carolina Bragg hears the world premiere of her piece Bird of Paradise performed by the commissioning ensemble Friction Quartet, plus harpist Shaylen Joos plays Welsh Duets by John Thomas, cellist Daniel Dorsey performs Song of the Black Swan by Heitor Villa-Lobos, and sister duo Ylang and Yxing Guo perform Navarra by Pablo de Sarasate.

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