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    From the Top - Live NPR Taping

    Presented by at New England Consevatory

    February 6, 2010


    From the Top - Live NPR Taping

    Be part of the live audience as Boston’s very own national public radio classic From the Top celebrates its tenth year on air. Hosted by acclaimed concert pianist Christopher O’Riley, From the Top highlights the amazing performances, heart, and humor of the nation’s best young classical musicians ages 8-18 through music and interview segments.

    The Chicago Tribune describes From the Top as “the most original and popular classical music programs in the history of public radio.” NBC’s Today Show exclaims: “young musicians that will knock your socks off.” Boston Globe calls From the Top, "entertaining, accessible and inspirational."

    Bring the Family! From the Top tapings are a great introduction to classical music for families. Best for children and adults ages seven and older.

    New England Consevatory

    290 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:
    25 adults/$20 students and seniors WGBH and From the Top members get $5 off Group discounts available for parties of 8 or more. On Sale at Box Office 3 weeks prior.

    General Day and Time Info:
    7:30 pm

    Phone: 617-585-1260

    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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    • Event Name: From the Top - Live NPR Taping
      Article: Young classical musicians make fun and music at a live radio show taping in Boston
      Patriot Ledger - Jan 21, 2010

      "As the large listening audience and full concert halls show, “From the Top” has won the hearts of classical music lovers and others who simply...

      "As the large listening audience and full concert halls show, “From the Top” has won the hearts of classical music lovers and others who simply enjoy the freshness, enthusiasm and talent of young people. As part its 10th anniversary season, the show will hold a live taping Feb. 6 at Jordan Hall in Boston featuring an alumnus who now is a professional trumpeter, as well as up-and-coming teenagers from Dorchester, Norwood and Newton.

      Expect to hear not just impressive performances but to get a feel for the kids who make the music. O’Riley clearly likes to have a good time with these musicians, who often laugh at his comments. Anyone who believes the stereotype of the nerdy, socially inept musician will think again after these engaging interviews."

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