Win FREE TIX to “From the Top” @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Friday!


Expect an explosive and thoroughly intriguing evening of classical, alt-pop and indie rock at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Friday (October 5)…

The weekly National Public Radio show “From the Top” airs on more than 200 radio stations nationwide and has provided an hour-long showcase for young, high-caliber classical music performers for a dozen years.

Hosted by the eclectic pianist Christopher O’Riley, the show returns to the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall for the fourth time at 7:30pm on Friday, once again taping the show in front of a live audience amidst the exquisite acoustics of the Hall.

The evening will also feature 17-year-old cellist Miriam Liske-Doorandish from Eggleston, Virginia, who currently performs with Too Many Hats, as well as in the Blue Ridge Cello Ensemble.

Special guest performer for the evening will be maverick cellist Matt Haimovitz, who will join O’Riley to perform selections from their recently released 2CD collaboration, Shuffle. Listen. Play., a dizzying diverse and delightful set that delves into the repertoire of Igor Stravinsky and Radiohead, Astor Piazzolla and Arcade Fire, Leos Janacek and John McLaughlin. And lots more. Bring your big ears…

Tickets for “From the Top” at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy on Friday evening (October 5) are $25, $35, $49 & $55.

BUT WAIT… we’re giving away a pair of FREE TIX to a lucky Nippertown reader! To enter the contest, just post a comment below. Please leave your email address, too. We won’t publish it, but we’ll use it to contact you if you win. The winner will be selected at random and notified on Friday. Good luck! Congratulations to the winner, who has been notified by email.

  1. Robin says

    Love this show on the radio 🙂

  2. Sean says

    Thanks! This would be fantastic! 🙂

  3. Erika says

    Can’t believe From The Top will be in my hometown!

  4. Deborah says

    From the top! …But remember to pick from the bottom! At least, what is the bottom right now!

  5. Alice Titus says

    What a great treat for the Capital District! We love the show and Christopher O’Riley! The show is “tops” in our house.

  6. Dan says

    The show is great, I can’t wait to go see it taped live!

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