Temple University Symphony Orchestra http://wrti.org en Temple University Ensemble Debuts New Work http://wrti.org/post/temple-university-ensemble-debuts-new-work <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Earlier this year the Temple University Symphony Orchestra was nominated for two Grammy awards. Now, as </span>WRTI’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jim Cotter reports, the ensemble is preparing to debut a newly commissioned piece by a Grammy-winning composer.</span></p><p>In a program that also features Samuel Barber's <em>Prayers of Kierkegaard</em>, featuring the combined Temple choirs, and Shostakovich's Ninth Symphony, the Temple University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Luis Biava will perform the world premiere of &nbsp;<em>Reflections on the Mississippi </em>by Michael Daugherty at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall on Sunday, March 24 at 4 pm. <a href="http://www.kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=3999" target="_blank"><strong>Information Here.</strong></a> WRTI will broadcast the concert in the near future.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:45:48 +0000 Jim Cotter 5255 at http://wrti.org Temple University Ensemble Debuts New Work Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week http://wrti.org/post/classical-crib-sheet-top-5-stories-week-5 <ul><p><li>We've made a list, checked it way more than twice — and now it's your turn. Take a look at our list of <strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/bestmusic2012/2012/12/04/166505256/top-10-classical-albums-of-2012" target="_blank">top 10</a></strong> classical releases of 2012. Fri, 07 Dec 2012 16:35:00 +0000 editor 4857 at http://wrti.org Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week