From the Bravo! Vail Festival in Vail, Colo., this week’s From the Top features one of the top training orchestras in the United States, The National Repertory Orchestra. We’ll enjoy the youthful energy of this ensemble in performances of the music of Falla and Poulenc. Also, a gifted teenage violinist from Washington State shares the moving story of how music transformed her from a completely emotionally shut-down child to a vivacious leader in her youth orchestra.
Mira Yamamoto, violin, plays "Caprice Basque" by Pablo de Sarasate.
Youlan Ji, piano, plays Etudes Tableaux Op. 33 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Lisa Strauss, cello, plays Les Ombres De Giverny, II. Allegro by Philippe Hersant.
National Repertory Orchestra plays Three Cornered Hat: Danza Finale - Jota by Manuel De Falla.
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano, plays Concerto for Two Pianos, III. Finale by Francis Poulenc.
National Repertory Orchestra plays Concerto for Two Pianos, III. Finale by Francis Poulenc.