Change comes to NPR's "From the Top"

Sep 7, 2018

Chrisopher O'Riley has hosted NPR's showcase of young classical musicians, From the Top, for nearly 20 years. But his latest performance was in a hit off-Broadway show, Symphonie Fantastique. O'Riley's theatrical debut has launched other career aspirations, opening up an opportunity for the show's star alumni - along with some the greatest classical musicians before the public - to share the host duties.

Begining Saturday, September 15, on Classical HQR, From the Top welcomes its guest hosts beginning with show alumnus Peter Dugan! A concert pianist, Dugan appeared on the show in 2007, and has since performed as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician across North America and around the world.  For more information on the hosts and plans for the future, visit