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From the Top at Carnegie Hall; Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra

07/01/2008

From the Top At Carnegie Hall Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra


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Series
From the Top at Carnegie Hall
Program
Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra
Program Number

213

Series Description

Broadcast in 2007

WGBH, From the Top, and Don Mischer Productions Team Up to Make Young Talent Seen as Well as Heard in From the Top: Live from Carnegie Hall. WGBH Boston in collaboration with National Public Radio’s From the Top and Carnegie Hall brings the popular music variety program to PBS member stations. Like the radio series, the television series will showcase the top-notch musicianship, offbeat humor, and original insights of America’s best young classical musicians.

This engaging series of 13 half-hour programs celebrates young classical musicians whose passion and talent for music is exceptional. A co-production of WGBH and From the Top, the series’ mission is to encourage, support and celebrate the commitment of young people to music and the arts. The series is filmed at Carnegie Hall, where the young musicians and guest artists will perform together before a live audience and television cameras.

Just like on radio, the television show will be hosted by Christopher O’Riley and feature outstanding musical performances as well as interviews with talented young musicians, along with games, special guests and more! Series release date: 2007

Program Description

The Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra, under the dynamic direction of conductor Matthew Hazelwood, performs "Simple Gifts" from Copland's Appalachian Spring to kick off this episode of From the Top at Carnegie Hall. Kevin Bao, an 11-year old pianist from Mason, Ohio volunteers with the Bach, Beethoven, Brahms Club and taught his sister to love rollercoasters. Kevin performs "Polichinelle" from Rachmaninoff's Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3, No. 4. Eighteen-year old Noah Brown, a student at the Interlochen Arts Academy tells Host Christopher O'Riley why he loves his hometown in Iowa, playing the bassoon, and learning to rap in French, after wowing the audience with a performance of the first movement Allegro from Mozart's Concerto in B-flat Major, K 191.

Featured Music:

Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra, Conductor Matthew Hazelwood Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring by Aaron Copland

Kevin Bao, Piano "Polichinelle" from Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3, No. 4 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Noah Brown, Bassoon and Christopher O’Riley, Piano First Movement: Allegro from Concerto in B-flat Major, K 191 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Duration

00:26:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Topics
Music
Citation
Chicago: “From the Top at Carnegie Hall; Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra,” 07/01/2008, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_18DCE1D689CD4AC2961A6173EA316321.
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