Jonathan Biss http://wrti.org en Jonathan Biss Plays Mozart On The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert Broadcast: Sunday, August 25 http://wrti.org/post/jonathan-biss-plays-mozart-philadelphia-orchestra-concert-broadcast-sunday-august-25 <p>Join us this Sunday at 2 PM for Brahms' radiant Second Symphony, written in a burst of creativity over just a few short months. Also on the program is Elgar's spirited <em>Cockaigne </em>Overture ("In London Town") drawing its character from the sometimes bawdy urban sounds of marching bands, church bells, and merry revelers.<br><br>And...Curtis graduate Jonathan Biss returns to perform Mozart's rarely heard Piano Concerto No. 13. Guest conductor Donald Runnicles will be on the podium, from a wonderful concert at Verizon Hall in late April. Don't miss it! <strong>Sunday, August 25, 2 to 4 pm on WRTI. Gregg Whiteside is host and producer.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/mozart-and-brahms?date=2013-04-25_20-00"><strong>Program Notes</strong></a><br><br><strong>PROGRAM:</strong><br>Elgar -&nbsp;<em>Cockaigne&nbsp;</em>Overture ("In London Town")<br>Mozart -&nbsp;Piano Concerto No. 13, K. 415<br>INTERMISSION<br>Brahms -&nbsp;Symphony No. 2<br><br>Donald Runnicles - Conductor<br>Jonathan Biss - Piano<br> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 16:18:17 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6343 at http://wrti.org Jonathan Biss Plays Mozart On The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert Broadcast: Sunday, August 25 Classical Stars Reach Beyond The Concert Hall http://wrti.org/post/classical-stars-reach-beyond-concert-hall <p>Classical music soloists must spend a lot of time practicing their instruments. But some stars are connecting with fans in ways that reach beyond the concert hall. WRTI’s Susan Lewis spoke with pianist Jonathan Biss and violinist Hilary Hahn.</p><p></p><p>WRTI's <em>Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert </em>broadcast on August 25th features Jonathan Biss playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 13. On September 29th, WRTI's concert broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra includes Hilary Hahn playing Korngold's Violin Concerto.</p><p></p><p>Listen to Susan's interview with Jonathan Biss about writing and other activities beyond the concert hall.</p><p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 10:51:47 +0000 Susan Lewis 6267 at http://wrti.org Classical Stars Reach Beyond The Concert Hall Today's Classical Music Stars: Way Beyond the Music http://wrti.org/post/todays-classical-music-stars-way-beyond-music <p>Classical music soloists must spend a lot of time practicing their instruments. But some stars are connecting with fans in ways beyond the concert hall. WRTI’s Susan Lewis spoke with pianist Jonathan Biss and violinist Hilary Hahn.</p><p>WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra concert broadcast on May 26th featured Jonathan Biss playing Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 13. On June 2nd, WRTI's concert broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra includes Hilary Hahn playing Korngold's Violin Concerto.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.jonathanbiss.com/writings/" target="_blank"><strong>Jonathan Biss's website and online "writings."</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://hilaryhahn.com/by-hilary/" target="_blank"><strong>Hilary Hahn's "By Hilary" section of her website.</strong></a></p><p> Mon, 27 May 2013 11:24:47 +0000 Susan Lewis 5557 at http://wrti.org Today's Classical Music Stars: Way Beyond the Music Elgar, Mozart & Brahms: The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI, May 26th At 2 PM http://wrti.org/post/elgar-mozart-brahms-philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-may-26th-2-pm <p>The Philadelphia Orchestra's 113th season may be over this weekend, but our broadcast year isn’t done!&nbsp; We’ll be back with you Sunday, May 26th, at our usual 2 PM time, for more <strong>Brahms - </strong>as we’ll hear his radiant <strong>Second Symphony</strong>, written in a burst of creativity over a few short months.</p><p>Also on the program is <strong>Elgar's </strong>spirited <strong>Cockaigne Overture</strong>, ("In London Town"), drawing its character from the sometimes bawdy urban sounds of marching bands, church bells, and merry revelers.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 18:18:39 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5549 at http://wrti.org Elgar, Mozart & Brahms: The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI, May 26th At 2 PM Jonathan Biss: Shooting Down The Schumann Detractors http://wrti.org/post/jonathan-biss-shooting-down-schumann-detractors <em>(For our week dedicated to <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/89571552/robert-schumann" target="_blank">Robert Schumann</a>, p</em>ianist <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/121071227/jonathan-biss" target="_blank">Jonathan Biss</a> defends this misunderstood composer in the first of three essays. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:19:00 +0000 editor 4552 at http://wrti.org Jonathan Biss: Shooting Down The Schumann Detractors Pianist Jonathan Biss http://wrti.org/post/pianist-jonathan-biss <p>Join Jill Pasternak when she interviews Jonathan Biss. The exceptional young pianist appears at the Kimmel Center on February 4th with pianist Richard Goode.<br /><br /></p> <p>Still in his 20's, Biss already enjoys a flourishing international reputation through his orchestral, recital, and chamber music performances in North America and Europe and award-winning recordings.<br /><br /></p> <p>Biss represents the third generation in a family of professional musicians, which includes his grandmother Raya Garbousova (for whom Samuel Barber composed his Cello Concerto), as well as his parents, the Israeli-born violinist Miriam Fried and the violist Paul Biss.</p> Fri, 29 Jan 2010 20:24:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2293 at http://wrti.org Pianist Jonathan Biss JONATHAN BISS, piano http://wrti.org/post/jonathan-biss-piano <p>Jonathon Biss has a flourishing international career established through his orchestral and recital performances in North America and Europe and now through his recordings for EMI. His recent recording of Schumann's Fantasie in C, Op.17, Arabeske in C, Op.18 and Kreisleriana, Op.16 has been widely and very warmly acclaimed.</p> Wed, 16 May 2007 17:03:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1815 at http://wrti.org