Tune in for a nightly mix that spans the centuries.
- Nimet Habachy
This week, From the Top comes to you from the Robert and Margaret Mondavi Performing Arts Center at the University of California Davis, where you’ll meet an array of award-winning young musicians, including a 17-year-old guitarist who plays Chopin and a 16-year-old flutist who beatboxes on her flute. You'll also meet a 15-year-old pianist who plays Johann Strauss, a trio who plays Astor Piazzolla, and an 11-year-old violinist who performs Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen.
Performance Today, hosted by Fred Child, features live concerts from concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios, as well as interviews, news and features.
American soprano Sondra Radvanovsky stars as the title role in Puccini’s Tosca presented by Los Angeles Opera. She sings opposite Marco Berti, the Italian tenor who plays Tosca’s lover, Mario Cavaradossi.
David Garland presents an overview of composer Jerome Moross’ joyful and dramatic music for films such as "The Big Country," "The Proud Rebel," "The War Lord" and "Rachel Rachel."