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Saturday, November 07, 2015

All of the performers from Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami Frost School of Music (From The Top)

From the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, this week’s From the Top features a remarkably bold and confident performance by a 14-year-old violinist from South Florida, a young soprano from New Orleans performing a musical setting of one of Emily Dickinson’s poems, and an oboist who, in addition to possessing an enormous library of classical music, is a wonderful teenage spokesperson for the genre.

Program Details:

Matthew Hakkarainen, 14, violin
Praeludium and Allegro in the style of Pugnani by Fritz Kreisler

Antonio Urrutia, 18, oboe
The third movement, Nicht schnell, from Three Romances for Piano and Oboe, Op. 94, by Robert Schumann

Trio Volta, percussion trio
Joe Bricker, 18, marimba; Finley Lau, 16, marimba; Daniel Sahyouni, 18, marimba
"Stubernic" by Mark Ford

Emily Sheets, 17, mezzo-soprano
“Will there really be a morning?” by Ricky Ian Gordon (from a poem by Emily Dickinson)

Dasha Bukhartseva, 22, piano
The first piece, Our Evenings, and the second piece, A Blown Away Leaf, from On an Overgrown Path by Leoš Janáček

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