From The Top on WBAA Classical

Saturdays at 10 a.m.

From the Top features the amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary classically-trained young musicians from across the country. Broadcast on more than 220 stations nationwide to an audience of nearly half a million listeners, From the Top is the most popular weekly one-hour music program on public radio. Each one-hour broadcast features virtuosic performances along with interviews, revealing the heart and soul of these extraordinary young musicians. It’s great music and great kids.

lafayettechildrenschoir.org

The Lafayette Children's Choirs perform Lullaby of Bradway this Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette. WBAA's John Clare spoke with Leann Starkey about the show.

Learn more here. The concert starts at 4pm Saturday, April 13th. 

pentatonemusic.com

Troika is an all-Russian Pentatone release featuring sonatas by Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev, along with new arrangements of Russian-themed music from Paul McCartney to Pussy Riot. The cello/piano duo Matt Haimovitz and Christopher O'Riley perform a substantial and creative program based on repression of artists. WBAA Music Director John Clare spoke to Haimovitz and O'Riley about their arrangements, politics, and learning repertoire for the first time.