Philly Pops http://wrti.org en You LOVE The Philly POPS...Admit It! http://wrti.org/post/you-love-philly-popsadmit-it <p></p><p></p><p>It was Peter Nero and the Philly POPS from the orchestra’s inception in 1979. But after taking over for Nero last July, <strong>Michael Krajewski</strong> is creating his own signature as music director.&nbsp; In the midst of his first season, the in-demand conductor has high praise for the Philly POPs orchestra as he creates his own brand of the fun, entertainment, and surprise that is part of the POPS experience.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:46:32 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 7068 at http://wrti.org You LOVE The Philly POPS...Admit It! Special Offer: Philly POPS - Marvin Hamlisch Musical Tribute http://wrti.org/post/special-offer-philly-pops-marvin-hamlisch-musical-tribute <p>Here's a singularly sensational special offer! Discounted tickets are available for all WRTI listeners to experience <strong>the Philly POPS special presentation: <em>Marvin Hamlisch - A Musical Tribute.</em></strong></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:31:18 +0000 WRTI Staff 7069 at http://wrti.org Special Offer: Philly POPS - Marvin Hamlisch Musical Tribute Special Offer: Philly POPS! Holiday Concerts http://wrti.org/post/special-offer-philly-pops-holiday-concerts <p>We're delighted to offer all WRTI listeners a special discount to upcoming <strong>Philly POPS’ Holiday Pops! Christmas Spectacular </strong>concerts at the Kimmel Center: *$10 off all remaining concert tickets. Use promo code LASTCHANCE.<br /><br />HOLIDAY POPS CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR is now bigger and better than ever with over 300 musicians on stage under the direction of internationally acclaimed guest conductor David Charles Abell, including vocalist Angela Brown, spectacular choirs, the largest concert hall organ in the nation, and a toe-tapping program.<br /> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:49:51 +0000 WRTI Staff 6678 at http://wrti.org Special Offer: Philly POPS! Holiday Concerts Maestro Peter Nero http://wrti.org/post/maestro-peter-nero <p>Philly Pops Music Director Peter Nero is Jill Pasternak&#39;s guest this week. The Philly Pops 2011 holiday concert series runs from December 14th to 22nd at the Kimmel Center.</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.phillypops.org/our-season.php?action=view&amp;id=65" target="_blank">Philly Holiday Pops ticket info</a></li></ul> Sat, 17 Dec 2011 20:51:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2673 at http://wrti.org Maestro Peter Nero Conductor Peter Nero http://wrti.org/post/conductor-peter-nero <p>Join Jill Pasternak when she chats with Grammy Award-winning pianist Peter Nero. The Maestro leads his unrivaled Philly Pops orchestra blending classical, swing, Broadway, blues, and jazz - all performed with virtuosity, authenticity, and an inviting sense of humor <i>The Washington Post</i> has called him "the epitome of the Pops Conductor/Performer," while the <i>Buffalo News</i>, has said, "The best aspect of Nero's art could well be his crazy creativity. He has the gift of seeing a song as no one has seen it before."</p> Sat, 19 Dec 2009 18:51:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2268 at http://wrti.org Conductor Peter Nero Peter Nero, music director of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops http://wrti.org/post/peter-nero-music-director-peter-nero-and-philly-pops <p>Jill Pasternak speaks with two-time Grammy Award-winning pianist Peter Nero. Called by the Washington Post "the epitome of the Pops Conductor/Performer," Nero is the conductor and music director of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, an ensemble he founded nearly thirty years ago.</p> Sat, 15 Dec 2007 21:02:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1912 at http://wrti.org Peter Nero, music director of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops