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From the Top in April brings us an archival program from Greer, SC

violinist Célina Béthoux, wearing a long yellow dress perform near her accompanist at the piano

Now 25 and studying at the New England Conservatory, we hear this archival program with then 17-year-old violinist Célina Béthoux who joins pianist Orli Shaham for a touching performance of “Peace” by American composer Jessie Montgomery.

4/3 From Los Angeles, CA – Program TBA

4/10 Peter Dugan hosts this new episode featuring violinist Hannah Tam performing Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók, violinist Ava Kenney performing Rhapsody No. 2, by Jessie Montgomery, pianist Justin Wahby performing Piano Sonata, No. 3 by Chopin, cellist George Wolfe-McGuire performing Cello Sonata by Rachmaninoff, and violist Julian Tugaoen performing The Three G’s by Kenji Bunch.

4/17 Orli Shaham co-hosts this week’s episode that features a piano duo from Greer, SC playing Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre, along with violinist Célina Béthoux performing Peace by Jessie Montgomery (see video below), violinist Amaryn Olmeda performing Ravel’s Tzigane, bassoonist Sam D’Amico performing Tansman’s Sonatine and flutist Lauren Kim performing Faure’s Fantasy.

4/24 From Los Angeles, CA Violinist Rubi Lee performs excerpts from Pablo de Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy; young composer Willa Hawthorne's Interiors for Oboe and Clarinet is performed by Diana Dunn, oboe, and Emily Bowland, clarinet; cellist Ivan Wang performs Chopin's Polonaise Brilliante; and we'll hear performances by violist Valeria Serrano and pianist Luke Turner.

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