Episode #309

The National Repertory Orchestra Performs at Bravo! Vail

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Saturday, April 02, 2016

Christopher O'Riley and Anne-Marie McDermott perform with the National Repertory Orchestra. Christopher O'Riley and Anne-Marie McDermott perform with the National Repertory Orchestra. (Courtesy From the Top)

From the Bravo! Vail Festival in Vail, Colo., this week’s From the Top features one of the premiere 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.

Program Playlist:

Mira Yamamoto, violin
“Caprice Basque” by Pablo de Sarasate

Youlan Ji, piano
Etudes Tableaux Op. 33 by Sergei Rachmaninoff

Lisa Strauss, cello
Les Ombres De Giverny, II. Allegro by Philippe Hersant

National Repertory Orchestra
Three Cornered Hat: Danza Finale - Jota by Manuel De Falla

Anne-Marie McDermott, piano
Concerto for Two Pianos, III. Finale by Francis Poulenc

National Repertory Orchestra
Concerto for Two Pianos, III. Finale by Francis Poulenc

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