ENCORE! http://wrti.org en It's All Mozart with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI: July 20, 3 PM http://wrti.org/post/its-all-mozart-chamber-orchestra-philadelphia-wrti-july-20-3-pm <p><strong>Matthias Bamert</strong> returns to the podium to guest conduct the <strong>Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia </strong>on this month's <em>Applause</em> broadcast. One of Mozart's best-loved symphonies is the centerpiece of an all-Mozart program recorded in concert this past March 24th&nbsp;in the Perelman&nbsp;Theater at the Kimmel Center. Don't miss it! <strong>Sunday, July 20, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p><p><strong>Program:</strong></p><p>Mozart: &nbsp;Symphony No. 17 in G, K. 129</p><p>Mozart: &nbsp;Symphony No. 40 in g, K. 550</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:04:51 +0000 Jack Moore 7496 at http://wrti.org It's All Mozart with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI: July 20, 3 PM Works by Lorin Maazel: The New York Philharmonic on WRTI, July 20, 3 to 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/works-lorin-maazel-new-york-philharmonic-wrti-july-20-3-5-pm <p>In the summer of 1943, <strong>Lorin Maazel </strong>could be found conducting the Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra (what is today the New York Philharmonic) at Lewisohn Stadium on the campus of City College of New York. Other conductors on the summer series included Fritz Reiner, Andre Kostelanetz, Morton Gould, and Antal Dorati. But, Maazel was&nbsp;only 13 years old.</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:51:19 +0000 WRTI Staff 7503 at http://wrti.org Works by Lorin Maazel: The New York Philharmonic on WRTI, July 20, 3 to 5 PM Center Stage from Wolf Trap on WRTI: Beethoven and Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/center-stage-wolf-trap-wrti-beethoven-and-brazil-sunday-june-15-4-pm <p>This week's&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Center Stage from Wolf Trap</strong> features&nbsp;Beethoven's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> second string quartet followed by t</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">wo works&nbsp;which bring a real Brazilian flavor to the broadcast - just in time for the World Cup! </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Bill </span>McGlaughlin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Rich </span>Kleinfeldt<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;are your hosts on Sunday, June 15th at 4 PM.</span></p><p><strong>Program</strong>:</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 23:10:39 +0000 Jack Moore 7406 at http://wrti.org Center Stage from Wolf Trap on WRTI: Beethoven and Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 4 PM The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Tchaikovsky and Mozart, Sunday, June 15, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/chamber-orchestra-philadelphia-tchaikovsky-and-mozart-sunday-june-15-5-pm <p>This month's Applause! features two superb performances by&nbsp;<strong>The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia</strong>.&nbsp; The first performance is of Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto, recorded in concert last month in the Perelman Theater&nbsp;at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.&nbsp; Internationally acclaimed Japanese-born violinist <strong>Saeka Matsuyama</strong> is the soloist. &nbsp;The second is Mozart’s seldom heard Symphony No. 17 with guest conductor <strong>Matthias Bamert</strong>.&nbsp; Dave Conant&nbsp;is your host this Sunday, June 15th at 5 PM.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:44:38 +0000 Jack Moore 7401 at http://wrti.org The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Tchaikovsky and Mozart, Sunday, June 15, 5 PM Chamber Music from Wolf Trap on WRTI: Brass, Voices, Guitar and Violin, June 1 at 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/chamber-music-wolf-trap-wrti-brass-voices-guitar-and-violin-june-1-4-pm <p>Join us Sunday from 4 to 6 pm for a varied program, with lots of American music - ranging from Gershwin to Jerry Lee Lewis! &nbsp;Members of the Chicago Symphony Brass, and violinist Rachel Barton Pine, are among the performers in a program recorded at Wolf Trap, America's National Park for the Performing Arts.</p><p><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Program:</span></strong></p><p>BACH: arr. Fred MILLS: Toccata in C Major, BWV 564 (CSO Brass)</p><p>Nikita KOSHKIN: Sonata – Presto (Robert Belenic, guitar)</p><p>SCHUBERT: <em>Die Forelle</em> (The Trout)&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 16:23:03 +0000 Jack Moore 7359 at http://wrti.org Chamber Music from Wolf Trap on WRTI: Brass, Voices, Guitar and Violin, June 1 at 4 PM The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents: Ovation Award Finalists! http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-youth-orchestra-presents-ovation-award-finalists <p>Ten music educators from the Delaware Valley will be honored by the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) during their <strong>Annual Festival Concert at the Kimmel Center on June 1st </strong>for <strong>"</strong>inspiration and outstanding leadership in music education."</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 22:10:17 +0000 WRTI Staff 7313 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra Presents: Ovation Award Finalists! A Musical "Surprise" with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, May 18, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/musical-surprise-chamber-orchestra-philadelphia-may-18-5-pm <p>Conductor Laureate <strong>Ignat Solzhenitsyn </strong>leads <a href="http://www.chamberorchestra.org/" target="_blank"><strong>The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia</strong></a> in two works on this month's Applause! broadcast. Benjamin Britten's&nbsp;tribute to his teacher, the <em>Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, </em>will open the program. The work, written in 1937, brought Britten&nbsp;international attention. Also on the program, Franz Joseph Haydn's "Surprise Symphony." Dave Conant hosts. Sunday, May 18th, 5 to 6 pm on WRTI.</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 19:53:27 +0000 Jack Moore 7293 at http://wrti.org A Musical "Surprise" with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, May 18, 5 PM Symphony in C on WRTI: Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, May 11, 3 PM http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-wrti-schumann-mendelssohn-and-brahms-may-11-3-pm <p>Acclaimed violinist <a href="http://wrti.org/post/first-listen-augustin-hadelich-sibelius-ad-s-violin-concertos" target="_blank"><strong>Augustin&nbsp;Hadelich</strong></a>&nbsp;joins <a href="http://www.symphonyinc.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Symphony in C </strong></a>and <strong>Music Director Rossen Milanov </strong>for one of the most beloved concertos in the repertoire - the Concerto in E minor, <strong>by Felix&nbsp;Mendelssohn.</strong> That's the centerpiece on this Sunday's broadcast.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 18:44:54 +0000 Jack Moore 7275 at http://wrti.org Symphony in C on WRTI: Schumann, Mendelssohn, and Brahms, May 11, 3 PM AVA Opera Theater on WRTI: Massenet's MANON, May 4 at 3 PM http://wrti.org/post/ava-opera-theater-wrti-massenets-manon-may-4-3-pm <p>Jules Massenet's most enduring opera, <em>Manon,</em> will be presented in a not-to-be-missed broadcast on Sunday afternoon on WRTI by the <a href="http://www.avaopera.com/season/manon.php" target="_blank"><strong>Academy of Vocal Arts.</strong></a> The opera, based on the 1731 novel <em>L’histoire du chevalier des Grieux et de Manon Lescaut</em> by the Abbé Prévost, tells the story of a young girl with conflicting desires for love and luxury, corrupted by the idea of the glamorous life.</p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:20:22 +0000 Jack Moore 7249 at http://wrti.org AVA Opera Theater on WRTI: Massenet's MANON, May 4 at 3 PM Philadelphia Youth Orchestra on WRTI: Vaughan Williams, Barber & Rachmaninoff, April 27 at 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-youth-orchestra-wrti-vaughan-williams-barber-rachmaninoff-april-27-4-pm <p>Listen to WRTI at 90.1 FM or online at <a href="http://wrti.org/" target="_blank">wrti.org </a>this Sunday at 4 pm for a brilliant concert broadcast featuring the <strong><a href="http://www.pyos.org/" target="_blank">Philadelphia Youth Orchestra</a>.</strong> Music Director Louis Scaglione conducts, and violinist Michael Ludwig plays the Barber Violin Concerto. &nbsp;Also on the program, Vaughan Williams' haunting <em>Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis</em> ​and Sergei Rachmaninoff's&nbsp;romantic Symphony No. 2 in a complete performance. &nbsp;</p><p>http://youtu.be/gTnVvYkpL9k</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:26:59 +0000 Jack Moore 7239 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Youth Orchestra on WRTI: Vaughan Williams, Barber & Rachmaninoff, April 27 at 4 PM