From the Top

Monday at 3 p.m. and Saturday at 5 p.m. on WABE's Classics Stream

What began as a radio experiment in 2000 quickly became the most popular weekly one-hour classical music program on public radio. Broadcast on more than 220 stations nationwide to an audience of more than half a million listeners,”From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley” celebrates the stories, talents, and character of America’s best pre-collegiate classically-trained musicians.

“From the Top” delights both seasoned classical listeners and new classical music fans. Each one-hour broadcast features five or six performances along with interviews, sketches, and games, revealing the heart and soul behind the talent of these extraordinary young musicians.

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