Show 100 | Chattanooga, Tennessee

Recorded: Tuesday, March 30, 2004

From the Top is in Chattanooga, Tennessee this week, featuring talented teens aged 16–18. You'll hear the beautiful Sicilienne from Faure's "Pelléas et Mélisande" played for you by a young flutist from Jonesboro, and the Paganini Cantabile in D performed by a violinist from Knoxville. Also, a message from the president of the University of Kentucky makes a dream come true for the young guitarist on today's show.

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Charles Guan,17, from Knoxville, TN, performs Paganini's Cantabile in D Major by Niccolò Paganini

Guitarist Alan Shikoh, 16, from Chattanooga, TN, performs Valse en Skai  "Waltz About Nothing" by Roland Dyens

Flutist Brittany Vogt, 18, from Jonesborough, TN, performs Sicilienne from Pelléas et Mélisande, Op.78 by Gabriel Fauré

Pianist Christopher O'Riley performs "Cupid's Trick" by Elliott Smith, arranged by O'Riley

Double bassist Edward Merritt, 18, from Pittsburgh, PA, performs Elegy in D Major by Giovanni Bottesini

Pianist Andrew Rosenblum, 18, from Potomac, MD, performs the Courante, Sarabande, and Capriccio from Partita No. 2 in C minor by Johann Sebastian Bach

Pianist Andrew Rosenblum performs Rondo from Partita No. 2 in C minor by Johann Sebastian Bach (closing of program)