Davyd Booth http://wrti.org en Musicians' Memories of Wolfgang Sawallisch on the Podium http://wrti.org/post/musicians-memories-wolfgang-sawallisch-podium <p></p><p></p><p>WRTI will broadcast a special 2005 archival Philadelphia Orchestra concert, led by Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch (who died last February, 2013) on <strong>Sunday, January 19th at 1 pm.</strong> The program includes Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1&nbsp; in C Major. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the group’s late music director is remembered as a master on the podium.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:50:50 +0000 Susan Lewis 6877 at http://wrti.org Musicians' Memories of Wolfgang Sawallisch on the Podium A Glorious Tradition: The Fabulous Philadelphians' Glorious Seasonal Sounds http://wrti.org/post/glorious-tradition-fabulous-philadelphians-glorious-seasonal-sounds <p></p><p>On this Sunday's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast on WRTI, we'll listen in on a great seasonal tradition. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, the Glorious Sound of Christmas is still one of the orchestra's most beloved presentations, both for audiences and for many of the musicians who play it.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:18:40 +0000 Jim Cotter 6771 at http://wrti.org A Glorious Tradition: The Fabulous Philadelphians' Glorious Seasonal Sounds Davyd Booth--Narnia at Franklin Institute--History of Cherry Sisters--Unsilent Night http://wrti.org/post/davyd-booth-narnia-franklin-institute-history-cherry-sisters-unsilent-night <p>We speak with Philadelphia Orchestra violinist Davyd Booth about the orchestra's annual Glorious Sound of Christmas concerts.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the science in <i>Narnia</i>, an exhibition at the Franklin Institute. The show is based on C.S. Lewis' <i>Chronicles of Narnia </i>and movie adaptations.</p> <p>Jason Peifer talks to the creator and performers of <i>Cherry Bomb: The Worst Act in Vaudeville,</i> from 1812 Productions. The new musical explores the history of the Cherry Sisters and their touring vaudeville act.</p> <p>Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns takes us to <i>Unsilent Night</i>. The noisy, annual holiday parade takes place in more than twenty cities including Philadelphia.</p> Thu, 18 Dec 2008 18:58:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2061 at http://wrti.org Davyd Booth--Narnia at Franklin Institute--History of Cherry Sisters--Unsilent Night