Wolfgang Sawallisch http://wrti.org en The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: Wagner and Bruckner, May 18, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-wagner-and-bruckner-may-18-1-pm <p>Join us this Sunday as <strong>Yannick Nezet-Seguin</strong> conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in a recorded program from late January, 2013 at Verizon Hall that features two composers who were not only contemporaries, but who actually met during the premiere of <em>Tristan und Isolde</em> in 1865, Richard Wagner and <a href="http://wrti.org/post/yannicks-long-relationship-bruckner" target="_blank"><strong>Anton Bruckner.</strong></a></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 19:06:47 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5204 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: Wagner and Bruckner, May 18, 1 PM WRTI Honored with Two Broadcasting Awards! http://wrti.org/post/wrti-honored-two-broadcasting-awards <p><strong>The Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters</strong> presented WRTI with two awards on May 5th at their annual luncheon. Senior Arts and Culture Producer Susan Lewis, and Station Manager Bill Johnson, accepted the awards on behalf of the station at the Hershey Hotel.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 20:06:56 +0000 WRTI Staff 7280 at http://wrti.org WRTI Honored with Two Broadcasting Awards! Schumann, Mork, Sawallisch and The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI, Feb 16 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/schumann-mork-sawallisch-and-philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-feb-16-1-pm <p>This Sunday at 1 pm, it's a Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert archival broadcast celebrating the legacy of the Orchestra’s late conductor laureate, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and featuring Norwegian cellist Truls Mork.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:23:03 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6987 at http://wrti.org Schumann, Mork, Sawallisch and The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI, Feb 16 at 1 PM In Concert with Sawallisch and The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2005: January 19 at 1 PM on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/concert-sawallisch-and-philadelphia-orchestra-2005-january-19-1-pm-wrti <p>Listen to WRTI 90.1 FM at 1 pm on Sunday for a special archival Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast from February 19, 2005. On the podium is the Orchestra’s former Music Director <strong>Wolfgang Sawallisch</strong>, just 2 weeks before his last appearance with the Philadelphians.<br /><br />On the program that day were Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D, played brilliantly by the Orchestra's Concertmaster <strong>David Kim</strong>, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 - all works that were special to the late Maestro.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:06:50 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6895 at http://wrti.org In Concert with Sawallisch and The Philadelphia Orchestra in 2005: January 19 at 1 PM on WRTI Celebrating a Musician's Musician on WRTI http://wrti.org/post/celebrating-musicians-musician-wrti <p></p><p>WRTI will broadcast a special 2005 archival Philadelphia Orchestra concert, led by Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch (who died last February, 2013) on <strong>Sunday, January 19th at 1 pm.</strong> The program includes Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1&nbsp; in C Major.&nbsp; As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the Orchestra’s beloved former music director forged strong bonds with the musicians he led.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:49:06 +0000 Susan Lewis 6880 at http://wrti.org Celebrating a Musician's Musician on WRTI Musicians' Memories of Wolfgang Sawallisch on the Podium http://wrti.org/post/musicians-memories-wolfgang-sawallisch-podium <p></p><p></p><p>WRTI will broadcast a special 2005 archival Philadelphia Orchestra concert, led by Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch (who died last February, 2013) on <strong>Sunday, January 19th at 1 pm.</strong> The program includes Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1&nbsp; in C Major. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the group’s late music director is remembered as a master on the podium.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:50:50 +0000 Susan Lewis 6877 at http://wrti.org Musicians' Memories of Wolfgang Sawallisch on the Podium Celebrating the Legacy of Sawallisch on Tour and at Home http://wrti.org/post/celebrating-legacy-sawallisch-tour-and-home <p></p><p>WRTI will broadcast a special 2005 archival Philadelphia Orchestra concert, led by Maestro Wolfgang Sawallisch (who died last February, 2013) on <strong>Sunday, January 19th at 1 pm.</strong> The program includes Hindemith’s Concert Music for Strings and Brass, Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1&nbsp; in C Major.</p><p>As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the ensemble’s late music director shared his musical gifts with audiences at home and abroad, leading the orchestra on eight international tours.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 19:14:03 +0000 Susan Lewis 6878 at http://wrti.org Celebrating the Legacy of Sawallisch on Tour and at Home The Philadelphia Orchestra's First Live Radio Broadcast In 13 Years: An Encore On August 18th, 2 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestras-first-live-radio-broadcast-13-years-encore-august-18th-2-pm <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Join us this Sunday at 2 pm for a very special treat. It's the Philadelphia Orchestra's May 24th&nbsp;<strong>LIVE broadcast </strong>of a concert tribute to the Orchestra’s former Music Director Wolfgang Sawallisch. This was the first live Philadelphia Orchestra broadcast in 13 years, and a memorable event it was, featuring a performance by violinist <strong>Gil Shaham</strong> of the <strong>Brahms Violin Concerto.</strong> Yannick Nézet-Séguin is on the podium.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 18:57:18 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6321 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra's First Live Radio Broadcast In 13 Years: An Encore On August 18th, 2 PM Remembering Wolfgang Sawallisch On The Podium http://wrti.org/post/remembering-wolfgang-sawallisch-podium <p>On this week's Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert broadcast, the Philadelphians pays special tribute to their former music director, Wolfgang Sawallisch, who died earlier this year. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, he’s remembered as a master on the podium.</p><div class="jp-time-holder column"><div class="jp-custom-current-time">&nbsp;</div><div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div></div><div class="audio-container"><div class="jp-interface" id="jp-interface--51f880133dac5"><div class="jp-player" id="post-audio--51f880133dac5" jp-instance="-51f880133dac5" jquery1375289919368="30" style="width: 0px; height: 0px;"><img id="jp_poster_2" jquery1375289919368="31" style="width: 0px; height: 0px; display: none;"></div><div class="jp-controls column"><div class="jp-progress"><div class="jp-seek-bar" jquery1375289919368="33" style="width: 100%;"><div class="jp-play-bar" jquery1375289919368="34" style="width: 0%;">&nbsp;</div></div></div><!-- end jp-progress --></div><!-- playpause --><div class="jp-time-holder column"><br><div class="jp-custom-duration"><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 10:46:18 +0000 Susan Lewis 6259 at http://wrti.org Remembering Wolfgang Sawallisch On The Podium The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert: Wagner, Bruckner, July 7th, 2 pm http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wagner-bruckner-july-7th-2-pm <p>Join us <strong>Sunday, July 7th at 2 pm</strong>, as Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in a program from late January at Verizon Hall featuring two composers who actually met during the 1865 premiere of <em>Tristan und Isolde</em>, Richard Wagner and Anton Bruckner.<br> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 11:40:16 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6116 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert: Wagner, Bruckner, July 7th, 2 pm