Episode #317

The Louisville Youth Symphony

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Saturday, February 27, 2016

Jason Seber conducts the Louisville Youth Symphony. Jason Seber conducts the Louisville Youth Symphony. (Courtesy From the Top/Flickr)

From the Top and host Christopher O'Riley visit Louisville, Ky. this week to present performances from the city's 64-member youth symphony. We'll also hear local percussionist Cole Gregory perform "Over the Rainbow" on the marimba, 17-year-old pianist Clayton Stephenson from Brooklyn, NY. and other talented young musicians. 

Program Playlist:

Louisville Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jason Seber
III. Each Stone Speaks a Poem from “Dreamtime Ancestors” for Orchestra by Christopher Theofanidis

Clayton Stephenson, 17, piano
III. Allegro moderato and IV. Presto feroce from Gargoyles, Op. 29, by Lowell Liebermann

Aubree Oliverson, 17, violin
Praeludium and Allegro (in the Style of Pugnani), by Fritz Kreisler

Ayana Terauchi, 17, flute
Fantaisie for Flute and Piano by Georges Hüe

Cole Gregory, 18, percussion
“Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen, arranged for solo marimba by Robert Oetomo

Clayton Stephenson, 17, piano
"The Tom and Jerry Show" by Hiromi Uehara

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