When Christopher O'Riley sweeps into the Eastman Theatre on March 19 to host "From the Top Rochester," it will be three hours packed with students from the Eastman School of Music and the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Sir James Galway will be on hand to perform with an ensemble of musicians from the RPYO. Local performers will include 19-year-old ESM student Emily Helenbrook, a soprano making her second appearance, and 16-year-old Hochstein School student Annie Jacobs-Perkins, cello, making her debut. "From the Top" airs Sundays at 5 pm on WXXI 91.5 FM. The March 19 performance will be recorded for later broadcast.
"From the Top Rochester" will be performed Wednesday, March 19, 7 p.m. at Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs St. $35-$150. rpo.org/boxoffice.