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Jordan Hall at New England Conservatory
30 Gainsborough Street Boston, MA 02115
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9 events
6 reviews
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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..
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NPR's "From the Top" with Host Christopher O'Riley - Live Recording
125 ratings
4.7 average rating
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5 events
3 reviews
6 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


Join the milestone celebration of the power of music in the hands of young people. With an array of local Boston area talent, get your dose of great kids, great music, and hope for the future.

From the Top may be heard locally on WCRB 99.5FM on Sundays at 7:00pm.

Please note: This is a taping of a live radio show. There is no intermission and you must remain seated for the entire 90-minute performance. The event is recommended for ages 7 and older.