Wanamaker Organ Hour http://wrti.org en Peter Richard Conte Performs! Wanamaker Organ Hour on WRTI, April 13, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/peter-richard-conte-performs-wanamaker-organ-hour-wrti-april-13-5-pm <p>Join Jill Pasternak and Wanamaker Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte for our monthly program, recorded at Macy's Center City, on the world-famous Wanamaker Organ. <strong>Sunday, April 13, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:50:38 +0000 WRTI Staff 7178 at http://wrti.org Peter Richard Conte Performs! Wanamaker Organ Hour on WRTI, April 13, 5 PM Music of Robert Elmore: Wanamaker Organ Hour, March 2, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/music-robert-elmore-wanamaker-organ-hour-march-2-5-pm <p>Join Jill Pasternak and Wanamaker Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte in our monthly program, recorded at Macy's Center City, on the world-famous Wanamaker Organ. &nbsp;This month, it's music of <a href="http://www.robertelmore.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Robert Elmore (1913-1985)</strong></a>, with guest organist<strong> Robert Plimpton</strong>, from a live concert in the Wanamaker Grand Court in June, 2012. <strong>Sunday, March 2, 5 to 6 pm on WRTI 90.1 FM and <a href="http://wrti.org/" target="_blank">online at wrti.org</a></strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/8YkfgzJxAak</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:24:23 +0000 WRTI Staff 7041 at http://wrti.org Music of Robert Elmore: Wanamaker Organ Hour, March 2, 5 PM Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed http://wrti.org/post/da-vincis-string-organ-must-be-heard-be-believed <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv3py3Ap8_Y</p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 10:20:00 +0000 NPR Music 6745 at http://wrti.org Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed Talented Young Organists On Wanamaker Organ Hour: August 4th, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/talented-young-organists-wanamaker-organ-hour-august-4th-5-pm <p>Don't miss our annual broadcast of the extraordinarily&nbsp;talented students who attended the Macy's/Sansom Foundation Organ Camp this summer. Instructors Alan Morrison and Peter Richard Conte coached the young musicians; we'll hear the result on <strong>Sunday's broadcast from 5 to 6 pm</strong>, recorded&nbsp;on the Wanamaker&nbsp;Organ at Macy's Downtown. &nbsp;Peter Richard Conte and Jill Pasternak co-host the show.</p><p><strong>Program:</strong><br>Sigfrid Karg-Elert: <em>Nun Danket alle Gott</em><br>Jordan Abbasi, organist</p> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 01:45:54 +0000 Jack Moore 6265 at http://wrti.org Talented Young Organists On Wanamaker Organ Hour: August 4th, 5 PM Wanamaker Organ Day LIVE On WRTI: June 29, 11:30 AM http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-day-live-wrti-june-29-1130-am <p>Join us for a special edition of <em>Crossover </em>on Saturday, June 29th, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm - broadcast live from this year's Wanamaker Organ Day at Macy's Center City - the free, day-long musical extravaganza in celebration of the world's largest pipe organ.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:44:59 +0000 Jill Pasternak 6126 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Day LIVE On WRTI: June 29, 11:30 AM Wanamker Organ Hour: Virtuoso Isabelle Demers http://wrti.org/post/wanamker-organ-hour-virtuoso-isabelle-demers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">This month Peter Richard Conte and Jill Pasternak welcome virtuoso organist Isabelle&nbsp;</span>Demers,&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Organ Professor and Head of the Organ Program at Baylor University in Texas, where she teaches organ and courses in the organ curriculum.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Ms.&nbsp;</span>Demers<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;recently performed on the&nbsp;</span>Wanamaker<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;Organ and it's music from that concert we'll hear this week.</span></p> Sun, 02 Jun 2013 12:40:28 +0000 Jill Pasternak & Jill 5769 at http://wrti.org Wanamker Organ Hour: Virtuoso Isabelle Demers Wanamaker Organ Hour: From Bach to Sullivan http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-bach-sullivan <p>Join Jill Pasternak and Wanamaker Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte in our monthly program, recorded at Macy's Center City, on the world-famous Wanamaker Organ. &nbsp;This month, it's works by J.S. Bach and Sir Arthur Sullivan, plus a composition by a Philadelphia&nbsp;favorite: organist Robert Elmore.&nbsp; This year marks the 100th anniversary of Elmore's birth.&nbsp;<strong> Sunday, January 6, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p><p><strong>Program:</strong></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 14:02:50 +0000 Jack Moore 4945 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: From Bach to Sullivan Welcome Christmas with the Wanamaker Organ: Dec. 2nd at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/welcome-christmas-wanamaker-organ-dec-2nd-5-pm-encore <p>Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte welcome the Christmas season with beautiful organ music on Sunday, 5 to 6 pm.&nbsp; The broadcast, recorded on the Wanamaker Organ at Macy's in downtown Philadelphia, features a full hour of music for the holiday.</p><p>Peter Richard Conte performs "Silent Night" live at Macy's downtown:</p><p>http://youtu.be/L5cS_pOfTlA</p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p><p>Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme … J. S. Bach (1685-1750)<br><br>I saw three ships come sailing in … Geoffrey Bush (1920-1988)<br>arr. by Colvin Randall<br><br>Two settings of ‘In Dulci Jubilo’ (In Sweet Rejoicing)<br>Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)<br>Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)<br><br>The Holy Boy … John Ireland (1879-1962)<br><br>March of the Wooden Soldiers … Victor Herbert (1859-1924)<br>(from Babes in Toyland) transcribed by Peter Richard Conte</p><p>Winter’s Night … Frederick Delius (1862-1934) Transcribed by Robert Hebble<br><br>Ii est né, le divin Enfant … Henri Büsser (1872-1973)<br><br>Two settings of ‘Orientis Partibus’<br>Thomas Matthews (1915-1999)<br>Arthur Wills (b. 1926)<br><br>Away in a Manger … Keith Chapman (1945-1989)<br><br>For unto us a child is born (from Messiah) … G. F. Handel (1685-1759)<br>w/Philadelphia Brass (from "Christmas in the Grand Tradition" on Gothic Records)<br><br>Hallelujah, (from Messiah) … Handel<br>(From the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s ‘Random Act of Culture’ at Macy’s, Oct 2010)</p><p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:55:21 +0000 Jack Moore 4792 at http://wrti.org Welcome Christmas with the Wanamaker Organ: Dec. 2nd at 5 pm on ENCORE! Wanamaker Organ Hour: Nov. 4th at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-nov-4th-5-pm-encore <p>WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte present a special program of gorgeous organ works this month, including:</p><p>Mussorgsky: Night On Bald Mountain<br>Chopin: Military Polonaise<br>Liszt: Consolation No. 5<br>Gilbert and Sullivan: Music from “Patience”<br>Widor: Andante from Symphony No. 2<br>Vierne: Carillon de Westminster from “24 pieces de fantaisie”</p><p><strong>Join us on Sunday, November 4th, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:10:46 +0000 WRTI Staff 4662 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: Nov. 4th at 5 pm on ENCORE! Wanamaker Organ Hour: October 7th at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-october-7th-5-pm-encore <p>Join WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte as they present a variety of performances of great works including Dudley Buck's <em>Concert Variations on 'The Last Rose of Summer', </em>Gabriel Faure's <em>Nocturne</em> from <em>Shylock</em>, and Sowerby's <em>Comes Autumn Time</em>.</p><p>As a special treat, they'll reprise a live performance from our June 2012 Organ Day - Wagner's <em>Siegfried's Funeral March and Immolation Scene</em>. <strong>Sunday, October 7th, 5 to 6 pm. </strong>Tune in!</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:37:24 +0000 WRTI Staff 4540 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: October 7th at 5 pm on ENCORE!