Season 2: Episode 13 - Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra
The Interlochen Arts Academy Chamber Orchestra, under the dynamic direction of conductor Matthew Hazelwood, performs “Simple Gifts” from Copland’s Appalachian Spring to kick off this episode of From the Top at Carnegie Hall. Kevin Bao, an 11-year old pianist from Mason, Ohio volunteers with the Bach, Beethoven, Brahms Club and taught his sister to love rollercoasters. Kevin performs “Polichinelle” from Rachmaninoff’s Morceaux de Fantaisie, Op. 3, No. 4. Eighteen-year old Noah Brown, a student at the Interlochen Arts Academy tells Host Christopher O’Riley why he loves his hometown in Iowa, playing the bassoon, and learning to rap in French, after wowing the audience with a performance of the first movement Allegro from Mozart’s Concert in B-flat Major, K 191.