Colin Currie http://wrti.org en The Philadelphia Orchestra On WRTI: Tchaikovsky's 5th, Percussionist Colin Currie http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-tchaikovskys-5th-percussionist-colin-currie <p>This <strong>Sunday, July 28th at 2 pm,</strong> our Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert&nbsp;broadcast brings us guest conductor <strong>Andrey Boreyko,</strong> music director of the Dusseldorf Symphony, and percussionist <strong>Colin Currie</strong>, in a rebroadcast of a&nbsp;program from Verizon Hall last March.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:51:13 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6223 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra On WRTI: Tchaikovsky's 5th, Percussionist Colin Currie Beating The Drum For Solo Percussionists http://wrti.org/post/beating-drum-solo-percussionists-0 <p></p><p>One of the most recent instrumentalists to be added to the roster of soloists in orchestral performances is the percussionist. As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, it’s a role that makes unique demands.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:04:45 +0000 Jim Cotter 6132 at http://wrti.org Beating The Drum For Solo Percussionists The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert On WRTI: Tchaikovsky's 5th On April 21 http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-tchaikovskys-5th-april-21 <p>"Fate" is the unifying thread as guest conductor Andrey Boreyko conducts The Philadelphians in an exciting program beginning with the&nbsp;<em>Entry of the Gods Into Valhalla</em> ​from Wagner's <em>Das Reingold,&nbsp;</em>and culminating in the brilliant and brassy apotheosis of the "fate" motif that Tchaikovsky used in all four movements of his&nbsp;Symphony No. 5.&nbsp;</p><p>In between, a spectacular display of drumming by soloist Colin Currie in <em>Alberich Saved, </em>a percussion concerto by the American composer Christopher Rouse.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 21:04:27 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5408 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert On WRTI: Tchaikovsky's 5th On April 21 Beating The Drum For Solo Percussionists http://wrti.org/post/beating-drum-solo-percussionists <p></p><p>One of the most recent instrumentalists to be added to the roster of soloists in orchestral performances is the percussionist. As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, it’s a role that makes unique demands.</p><p>In a program that also features works by Wagner and Tchaikovsky, Colin Currie performs Christopher Rouses' <em>Der gerettete Alberich</em> with The Philadelphia Orchestra here on WRTI on Sunday, April 21 at 2 pm.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 5380 at http://wrti.org Beating The Drum For Solo Percussionists