Brandon Aponte ’19 appeared on a recent episode of “From the Top,” the hit NPR radio program featuring America’s best young classical musicians. The show aired on Maine Public Classical on Saturday, December 22 at 5 PM and by podcast at fromthetop.org beginning December 17. Listen here.
The broadcast features performances and interviews with outstanding young musicians and Guest Host Orli Shaham and was taped before a live audience at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine on October 17, 2018.
Brandon studies violin with Dr. Anatole Wieck and is the concertmaster of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra. This summer, Brandon toured Asia with the 2018 National Youth Orchestra of the United States, under the direction of a Michael Tilson Thomas, a program of
On the broadcast, Brandon performs “Méditation” from Thaïs by Jules Massenet with Orli Shaham, piano.