This week, From the Top comes from the Caramoor Center for Music and Arts in Katonah, New York, where you'll hear a wonderfully accomplished 10-year-old cellist play Saint-Saëns, a fantastic teenage flutist play the music of Aaron Copland, and a talented quartet play the Finale of Dvorak’s “American” Quartet.
Cellist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Sujari Britt, 10, from New York, NY performs I. Allegro Non Troppo from Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Percussionist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Eric Segerstrom, 17, from Delmar, NY performs III. Allegro Con Fuoco from Concerto for Marimba String Orchestra by Eric Ewazen
Flutist Jacquelyn Nakamura, 17, from Huntington, NY performs I. Flowing from Duo for Flute and Piano by Aaron Copland
Malik String Quartet (violinist Melissa Deal, 16, from Bloomington, MN; violinist Matt Lammers, 17, from Eden Prairie, MN; violist Mark Hatlestad, 18, from Maplewood, MN, and cellist John Belk, 17, from Maple Grove, MN) performs IV. Finale (Vivace ma non troppo) from the String Quartet No.12 in F major, Op.96 (“American”) by Antonín Dvořák
Pianist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Kyung-A Lee, 15, from Westbury, NY performs Hungarian Rhapsody No.13 in A minor, S.244 by Franz Liszt