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The weather was Winter in Boston. Unpredictable.. I wore skirt and sweater, but I could have worn jeans. No one would care..
From the Top dress Feb 10 2014 star this tip starred
Rob Caverly-Paxton
The weather was very, very cold.
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4.6 average rating
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5 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 29 2009

THE BEST TIME! All gave amazing performances and shared wonderful personal stories. I wish my younger relatives had been available to attend - next time for sure! p.s. The wonderful BCC Chorus was an added bonus!

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 29 2009

I've always enjoyed listening to this show on NPR and was pleased to be able to attend this taping at Jordan Hall in Boston. The show is inspiring, amusing and a treat for the ears.

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7 events
3 reviews
35 stars
attended Oct 04 2009

Many children present and they all paid attention. I took my 9yr old son who played the violin last year during school. He enjoyed it, laughed, clapped, listened, and said he wants to take up the violin again! Plenty of places to eat within...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“(From the Top will) knock your socks off!” -The Today Show
“Entertaining, accessible, and inspirational.” —Boston Globe
“The most original and popular classical music program in the history of public radio.”_ -Chicago Tribune_


Boston’s very own national public radio hit series From the Top tapes live concerts at New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall. Be part of an exhilarating show featuring incredible performances by inspiring young talent. 

Hosted by acclaimed concert pianist Christopher O’Riley, the show highlights the amazing performances, heart, and humor of our nation’s best young classical musicians ages 8–18, through music and interview segments. From the Top tapings are a great introduction to classical music for families. 

This show runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission, and is recommended for ages 7 and older.

About the Ticket Supplier: From The Top

From the Top is a non-profit organization that celebrates the passion, dedication and personal stories of the nation's outstanding young classical musicians. Through entertaining radio and television broadcasts, online media, and a national tour of live events and outreach programs, these performers inspire the pursuit of excellence and encourage participation in the arts as an integral part of a vibrant and civil society.