This episode originally aired April 11th, 2010
Saturday, December 11, 2010
This week, from the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Winspear Opera House in Dallas, Texas, From the Top’s line-up of outstanding performers includes a local 14-year-old violist performing Schubert's beautiful Arpeggione Sonata and a talented teenage pianist who is now living with his very generous piano teacher. Plus, nine teenagers from Chicago's Percussion Scholarship Group create an especially electric finale!
Violinist Jenny Lee, 15, from Bloomington, IN, performs Scherzo-Tarantelle, Op. 16 by Henri Wienawski
Pianist Sahun Hong, 15, from Fort Worth, TX, performs Hungarian Rhapsody No.11 in A minor by Franz Liszt
Violist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Isabella Markham, 14, from Dallas, TX, performs I. Allegro Moderato from Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in A minor, D.821 by Franz Schubert
Cellist John-Henry Crawford, 16 from Shreveport, LA, performs III. Allegro commodo from Sonata No. 2 by Bohuslav Martinu The Percussion Scholarship Group (percussionists Andre L. Battles, Jr., Amanda Chow, Shuya Gong, Eric Goldberg, Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Joshua Jones, Lucia Leon, John Ringor, Marcelina Suchocka, and Zuri Wells) ages 13-17, from Chicago, IL, perform Marimba Spiritual by Minoru Miki. Directed by Douglas Waddell and Patricia Dash