Show 147 | Tyler, Texas

Recorded: Thursday, October 12, 2006

This week, From the Top is in Tyler, Texas, featuring outstanding musicians from 14 to 17. Among them, you'll hear a 16-year-old flutist from Georgia performing the gorgeous Concertino in D Major by Cecile Chaminade and young guitarist from Maryland whose musical journey began when he was discovered strumming a spaghetti strainer. We'll also present our musicians with a special challenge -- a quiz were calling "Finish the Famous Phrase."

Performers and Repertoire:

Violinist Laura Liu, 14, from Plano, TX, performs Polonaise de Concert No. 1 in D Major, Op. 4 by Henryk Wieniawski

Flutist Ridge Davis, 16, from Fayetteville, GA, performs Concertino for Flute and Piano in D Major, Op. 107 by Cecile Chaminade

Guitarist and Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Matar-Itai Batyonathan, 15, from Rockville, MD, performs Variations on a Theme of Handel by Mauro Giuliani

Soprano Stephanie Domingues, 17, from Oakville, Ontario, performs Ho sparse tante lagrime by Francesco Morlacchi

Pianist Tyler McCuan, 15, from Troup, TX performs Sonata in E-flat, No. 52 by Franz Joseph Haydn