From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, featuring NYO-USA

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to be in the audience during a live taping of NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley.

The cornerstone of the program will be the premiere performance of the 2017 National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.

Under the baton of Marin Alsop, the full orchestra will perform selections by Mahler and John Adams; the program will also include an entertaining mix of interviews, personal stories, and chamber music performances showcasing the inspiring members of the 2017 orchestra.

The live taping is approximately 90 minutes, without intermission, and is recommended for ages 7 and up.

From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley features the amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary young classical musicians from across the country. Now in its 17th season, broadcast on more than 200 stations nationwide to an audience of nearly half a million listeners, it is the most popular weekly one-hour music program on public radio.

National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America is a program of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute.

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  • Sponsor: The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College
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