Jeffrey Kallberg http://wrti.org en The Secretive Correspondence Between Tchaikovsky And Countess Nadezhda von Meck http://wrti.org/post/secretive-correspondence-between-tchaikovsky-and-countess-nadezhda-von-meck <p></p><p>WRTI's upcoming broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert features Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, insights into the work have come from the composer’s correspondence with a secretive patron.</p><p>Listen on Sunday, July 28th, 2 to 4 pm. The program also&nbsp;includes music by Wagner and Christopher Rousee.</p><p>http://youtu.be/z_aZvN8sdJ0 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:16:40 +0000 Susan Lewis 6200 at http://wrti.org The Secretive Correspondence Between Tchaikovsky And Countess Nadezhda von Meck Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky! http://wrti.org/post/happy-birthday-tchaikovsky <p>This week we mark the birthday of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, who was born in Russia on May 7, 1840 and died suddenly at age 53. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the composer -&nbsp; internationally renowned for his great melodies - was also a master of&nbsp; technique and form. His body of work includes major works for the ballet, opera, and orchestra, as well as chamber music, concertos, sacred music, piano music, and solo songs.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 10:03:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 5483 at http://wrti.org Happy Birthday Tchaikovsky!