Philadelphia Youth Orchestra http://wrti.org en Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and Mendelssohn Club: Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-youth-orchestra-and-mendelssohn-club-mahlers-resurrection-symphony-wrti <p>Join us this Sunday at 4 pm to hear the <a href="http://www.pyos.org/" target="_blank">Philadelphia Youth Orchestra</a>, led by Music Director Louis Scaglione, and the <a href="http://www.mcchorus.org/wp/" target="_blank">Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia </a>in a performance of Gustav Mahler&#39;s Symphony No. 2, the &quot;Resurrection&quot; Symphony. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:22:56 +0000 Jack Moore 6551 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and Mendelssohn Club: Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony on WRTI Easter Sunday With The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra: March 31, 4 PM on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/easter-sunday-philadelphia-youth-orchestra-march-31-4-pm-encore <p>Join us Easter Sunday, March 31, 4 to 6 pm, for a glorious concert by the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. The program features cellist Gloria dePasquale, guest soloist, in a performance of Haydn's Cello Concerto in C Major.&nbsp;</p><p>Also in the concert, which was recorded in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center this past February, is Dvorak's brilliant <em>Carnival </em>Overture, and Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 4, <em>"Romantic</em>." Music Director Louis Scaglione conducts. <a href="http://www.pyos.org/index.php" target="_blank">More about the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra</a>.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:41:12 +0000 Jack Moore 5303 at http://wrti.org Easter Sunday With The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra: March 31, 4 PM on ENCORE! The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra With An All-French Program: Sept. 23 at 3 pm on Encore! http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-youth-orchestra-all-french-program-sept-23-3-pm-encore <p>It's Philadelphia's talented youth in a virtuoso program for orchestra this Sunday. Ravel's <em>Rapsodie Espagnole</em>, Debussy's <em>La Mer</em>, and Berlioz's <em>Symphonie Fantastique</em> make up the program conducted by Music Director Louis Scaglione.&nbsp;</p><p>The concert was recorded in performance this past June, in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, and marked the end of the <a href="http://www.pyos.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's</strong></a> 72nd Season.&nbsp; <strong>Sunday, September 23, 3 to 5 pm.</strong></p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 13:31:00 +0000 Jack Moore 4457 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra With An All-French Program: Sept. 23 at 3 pm on Encore! TUNE UP PHILLY: The Local Start of an El Sistema-Inspired Endeavor http://wrti.org/post/tune-philly-local-start-el-sistema-inspired-endeavor <p>A five-day-a-week training program in West Philadelphia aims to provide a safe haven and cultivate lasting skills through classical music. At St. Francis de Sales school, students in grades one through seven are the focal point of the newly launched after-school project: TUNE UP PHILLY. It's the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's version of Venezuela's youth orchestras and ensembles known as El Sistema. WRTI's Meridee Duddleston learns about its transformative potential.</p> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 12:49:32 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 3364 at http://wrti.org TUNE UP PHILLY: The Local Start of an El Sistema-Inspired Endeavor