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June 22, 2020
Featuring interviews with From the Top alumni and music they're making in their early professional careers, this program features an alum pianist who has released an album to raise money for the people of Flint, Michigan, the alum winner of last year's Queen Elizabeth Competition and an alum baritone who just won his first Grammy.
June 1, 2020
Hosted by pianist Peter Dugan this is From the Top's second "Blanket Fort" show. Created during the quarantine of the Covid19 crisis, this episode features young musicians recording themselves in their own homes (in makeshift studios or "Blanket Forts") under From the Top's supervision and it features long distance musical collaborations. Performers include one of the youngest classical guitarists From the Top has ever featured and a teenage composer who discovered his love for music during a difficult time when his immigrant family had no permanent home.
May 4, 2020
Pianist and From the Top host, Peter Dugan, performs his own piano arrangement of the "Jupiter" movement from "The Planets" by Gustav Holst.
April 27, 2020
In response to the Covid 19 pandemic and the required social distancing, this episode hosted by pianist Peter Dugan features our young performers recording in their own homes under From the Top's guidance and even doing some long-distance musical collaborations with Peter Dugan
April 20, 2020
Greg Anderson and Elizabeth Joy Roe, the two pianists that make up the piano duo Anderson and Roe, host this week's From the Top. The first of two From the Top programs recorded in Fairfax, Virginia, both Greg and Liz collaborate with the young musicians on the program.
March 30, 2020
Show 383, From New England Conservatory's Jordan Hall in Boston and co-hosted by 14-Time Grammy Award winning clarinetist Paquito D'Rivera along with pianist Peter Dugan features collaborations between Maestro D'Rivera and From the Top's Young Musicians.
March 23, 2020
This episode features beautiful music and interviews selected out of From the Top's 20 year deep archive including a rambunctious performance by a 14-year-old pianist, a young bassoonist who shares the moving story of falling in love with the bassoon during difficult times ... and the National Youth Orchestra of America performs the music of Leonard Bernstein.
March 2, 2020
From the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, this week's program, hosted by pianist Peter Dugan includes a 12-year-old cellist performing David Popper and fiery Spanish music performed by a 15-year-old guitarist.
February 17, 2020
From Key West, Florida and co-hosted by pianist Peter Dugan and violinist Elena Urioste this program features a clarinet quartet from Miami and a jaw dropping performance by a 12-year-old from Ohio.
February 10, 2020
Hosted by Peter Dugan, this week's From the Top comes from Morristown, New Jersey and features a fiery teenage cellist and a high school choir with a deep unified sound.