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From the Top

Monday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. on WABE's Classics Stream
  • Hosted by Christopher O'Riley

What began as a radio experiment in 2000 quickly became the most popular weekly one-hour classical music program on public radio. Broadcast on more than 220 stations nationwide to an audience of more than half a million listeners,"From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley" celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America’s best pre-collegiate classically-trained musicians.

"From the Top" delights both seasoned classical listeners and new classical music fans. Each one-hour broadcast features five or six performances along with interviews, sketches, and games, revealing the heart and soul behind the talent of these extraordinary young musicians.

Caitlin Cunningham

On Sunday evening, The Breman Museum will host a taping of “From the Top,” NPR’s long-running weekly program showcasing the country’s finest young classically-trained musicians.

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This episode is particularly special because it doubles as the latest installment of the Breman’s Molly Blank Concert Series. The program is a celebration of Jewish contributions to classical music and will feature music by Jewish composers, Jewish themes in music and young Jewish musicians.