Presented by Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and WXXI
Christopher O'Riley, host
Hosted by internationally renowned pianist Christopher O’Riley, the hit public radio program From the Top will record at Callahan Theater at Nazareth College and will feature young musicians from across the country, along with Rochester's own Compass String Quartet and pianist Harvest Zhang.
The Compass String Quartet, featuring Will Cho, Kieran Hanlon, Michael Sabatka and Stephen Ryck, is a scholarship ensemble at the Hochstein School of Music and Dance and the four musicians are members of the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
About From the Top
From the Top showcases America’s best young classical musicians hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley. Recorded in live concert settings in concert halls around the U.S., the weekly series captures the top-notch musicianship, offbeat humor and insights of America's best classical musicians, pre-college between the ages of 8 and 18. From the Top airs Sundays at 5 p.m. on Classical 91.5/90.3. Visit the From the Top website.