Highlight Show 22

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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Conrad Tao A young Conrad Tao was featured on From the Top. (Vanessa Briceno)

This week, From the Top features some of its memorable performances from past seasons. The program includes one of the most imaginative young composers in the country (then 16-year-old Conrad Tao, who is now a internationally recognized pianist), an unforgettable public school choir from Oklahoma and a talented teenage pianist playing Prokofiev. Plus, a fantastic 10-year-old trumpet player performs the virtuosic "Carnival of Venice."

Program Playlist:

Natalie Dungey, trumpet
Carnival of Venice by Jean-Baptiste Arban, arranged by Del Staigers

Evan Ritter, piano
Suggestion Diabolique, Op. 4, No. 4 by Sergei Prokofiev

Jisoo Kim, violin
IV. Allegretto poco mosso from Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano by César Franck

The Norman North High School Chorale
"Water Night" by Eric Whitacre

Noah Kim, guitar
Fuoco Libre by Roland Dyens

The Juilliard Pre-College Division Piano Trio
"Eventide" by Conrad Tao; "La Muerte del Angel" by Astor Piazzolla

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