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- Nimet Habachy
This week, From the Top comes to you from Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver where the teenager performers play with the Colorado Symphony. You'll hear a 17-year-old organist join the orchestra to perform the final movement of the Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 and meet a teenage violinist who plays Sarasate's Zigeunerweisen while sharing the stage with her parents, who are orchestra members. Also, the Colorado Children’s Chorale sings the music of Randall Thompson.
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