Show 035 | Granville, Ohio

Recorded: Sunday, December 10, 2000

This week on From the Top, recorded at Swasey Chapel on the campus of Denison University in Granville, Ohio, we meet a young Laotian-American singer whose parents fled war-torn Southeast Asia for a new life in the U.S. and a rare teenage guitar player from the Northwest who isn’t a member of a grunge band. 

Performers and Repertoire:

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Brass Quintet (French horn player Mark Oswald, 16, from Middlebury Heights, OH; trombonist Anders Goldman, 18, from Cleveland Heights, OH; trumpet players Wesley Cowie, 17, from Hudson OH, and Keith Smith, 18, from Aurora OH; and tubist Jason Baker,18, from Lyndhurst OH) performs two English madrigals

Pianist Seth Herbst, 15, of Columbus, OH, performs Sonata No. 7 in B flat, 3rd mvt. by Sergei Prokofiev

Guitarist Tobie Webb, 14, of Wilsonville, OR, performs Capriccio Arabe by Francesco Tarrega

Host Christopher O'Riley performs Cantilena No. 4 by Carlos Guastavino

Mezzo soprano Roseanne Kue, 17, of Natick, MA, performs Amour by William Bolcom

Violinist Hannah Drollinger, 16, of Iowa City, IA, performs Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, 3rd mvt. by Felix Mendelssohn