Itzhak Perlman http://wrti.org en Celebrate Passover with WRTI http://wrti.org/post/celebrate-passover-wrti <p>WRTI celebrates Passover with two great specials:<strong> </strong><em><strong>A Musical Feast for Passover with Itzhak Perlman</strong>: Wednesday, April 16 at 7 pm on WRTI HD-2 and the All-Classical stream at wrti.org, </em>and <em><strong>The Passover Story with Theodore Bikel</strong>: Saturday, April 19 at 11:30 am</em> on Crossover.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:54:24 +0000 Joe Patti 5309 at http://wrti.org Celebrate Passover with WRTI Itzhak Perlman Conducts and Performs With The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: January 12 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/itzhak-perlman-conducts-and-performs-philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-january-12-1-pm <p>Classical music icon Itzhak&nbsp;Perlman is conductor <em>and </em>violin soloist in this live recorded concert from late November, 2013 at the Kimmel Center. Listen as Mr. Perlman leads the Philadelphia Orchestra and plays Beethoven’s Romance No. 1 and 2 for violin and orchestra.</p><p></p><p>Also on the program is the exquisite Philadelphia Orchestra string section playing Dvorak’s lyrical and sparkling Serenade for Strings, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, and the Brahms&nbsp;<em>Academic Festival </em>Overture.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:56:53 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6875 at http://wrti.org Itzhak Perlman Conducts and Performs With The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: January 12 at 1 PM Backstage with Superstar Itzhak Perlman http://wrti.org/post/backstage-superstar-itzhak-perlman <p></p><p>One of classical music’s superstars plays all over the world, appears on large and small screens, makes multiple recordings, and&nbsp;also conducts. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, <a href="http://www.itzhakperlman.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Itzhak Perlman </strong></a>is passionate about&nbsp;passing on&nbsp;music in the classroom as well.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:28:50 +0000 Susan Lewis 6821 at http://wrti.org Backstage with Superstar Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman's Eternally Beautiful Music For The Soul http://wrti.org/post/itzhak-perlmans-eternally-beautiful-music-soul <p>The distinguished violinist Itzhak Perlman offers a glimpse into the classical Jewish Cantorial repertoire, and beloved liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements backed by chamber orchestra and Klezmer musicians. Mr. Perlman is joined by his dear friend and colleague, Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot.</p><p>While rooted in the Cantorial-liturgical tradition of Jewish music, the ten tracks on <em>Eternal Echoes: Songs And Dances For the Soul</em> encompass a wide range of sonic modes and musical moods. The CD has just the right mixture of happy and sad, and laughter through tears.</p><p>http://youtu.be/t3L9x2WVG-M</p><p> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 10:52:51 +0000 Jill Pasternak 4481 at http://wrti.org Itzhak Perlman's Eternally Beautiful Music For The Soul Musical Memories of the High Holidays with Itzhak Perlman: September 7 at 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/musical-memories-high-holidays-itzhak-perlman-september-7-4-pm <p>Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur bring a flood of memories, many of them associated with music. In this one-hour special, the superstar violinist <strong>Itzhak Perlman </strong>shares a wide variety of recordings that have special meaning for him, including several of his own performances.</p><p>http://youtu.be/t3L9x2WVG-M</p><p>Ranging from classical gems to cantorial singing to raucous klezmer fiddling, the music will spark warm associations and an emotional response for all listeners. &nbsp;<strong>Hear this beautiful music on Saturday,&nbsp;Sept. 7th, 4 to 5 pm.</strong></p><p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 13:16:04 +0000 Jack Moore 6386 at http://wrti.org Musical Memories of the High Holidays with Itzhak Perlman: September 7 at 4 PM Itzhak Perlman: A Video Preview of ETERNAL ECHOES http://wrti.org/post/itzhak-perlman-video-preview-eternal-echoes <p>Legendary violnist Itzhak Perlman has released a new album:&nbsp; <em>Eternal Echoes: Songs &amp; Dances for the Soul </em>with Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot. It features liturgical and traditional works in new arrangements backed by chamber orchestra and klezmer musicians. Mr. Perlman has said that his idea "was to do Jewish comfort music - everything that I recognize from my childhood is in this CD."</p><p><strong>WRTI wishes all of our listeners celebrating the Jewish High Holidays a happy and healthy new year!</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/t3L9x2WVG-M</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:19:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 4443 at http://wrti.org Itzhak Perlman: A Video Preview of ETERNAL ECHOES Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman http://wrti.org/post/violin-virtuoso-itzhak-perlman <p>Itzhak Perlman is Jill Pasternak&rsquo;s esteemed guest on Crossover. The world-renowned violinist appeared at the Kimmel Center last December.</p> Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:36:29 +0000 Jill Pasternak 3639 at http://wrti.org Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman http://wrti.org/post/violin-virtuoso-itzhak-perlman-0 <p>Itzhak Perlman is Jill Pasternak's esteemed guest this week. The world-renowned violinist appeared at the Kimmel Center last December.</p> Sat, 28 Jan 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2655 at http://wrti.org Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman Pianist-Conductor Daniel Barenboim http://wrti.org/post/pianist-conductor-daniel-barenboim <p>World-renowned Israeli pianist-conductor Daniel Barenboim is Jill Pasternak's guest this week on Crossover. One of the most versatile pianists of his generation, Barenboim has collaborated with violinists Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman, as well as his late wife, British cellist Jacqueline du Pr?. In January 2008, his virtuosic musicianship was recognized with a Royal Philharmonic Society Gold Medal, one of the most prestigious honors in classical music. </p> <p>Barenboim will be in Philadelphia on December 8th performing a rare all-Liszt piano recital at the Kimmel Center.</p> Sat, 29 Nov 2008 15:24:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2053 at http://wrti.org Pianist-Conductor Daniel Barenboim Itzhak Perlman: Violinist http://wrti.org/post/itzhak-perlman-violinist <p>Beloved for his charm and humanity as well as his talent, Mr. Perlman is recognized by audiences all over the world who respond to his flawless technique and his irrepressible joy of making music. Now celebrating the 50th anniversary of his American debut, he'll be in Philadelphia performing at the Kimmel Center on November 2.</p> Sat, 01 Nov 2008 15:18:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2044 at http://wrti.org Itzhak Perlman: Violinist