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Season 1 Episode 10

Episode 10

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Episode 10
Guest star Denyce Graves shares her moving story of discovering opera as a youth in inner-city Washington, D.C., on this episode of From the Top at Carnegie Hall. The acclaimed mezzo-soprano performs with four outstanding young musicians: flutist Helen McGarr, 15, from Lindon, Utah; clarinetist Jonathan Cohen, 17, from New Orleans; cellist Nicholas Olarte-Hayes, 17, from Plainsboro, NJ; and harpist Maura Valenti, 18, from New York City. Musical selections include the first movement of Poulenc's "Sonata for Flute and Piano," Rodgers and Hart's "Manhattan," and Luciano Berio's folk song setting of "Loosin Yelav."moreless

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