Juliette Kang http://wrti.org en Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev & The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: October 6th at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/tchaikovsky-prokofiev-philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-october-6th-1-pm <p>Guest Conductor Jaap van Zweden takes the podium to conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Russian program from last April. You&#39;ll hear two major works:&nbsp;Tchaikovsky&#39;s <em>Souvenir de Florence</em>, inspired by the sights and sounds of Italy, and performed in an expanded version for the full strings of The Philadelphians, and - the work that saw Sergei Prokofiev at the pinnacle of his career - his Symphony No. 5, composed in the final days of World War II. It&rsquo;s a symphonic masterpiece!</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 13:36:39 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6512 at http://wrti.org Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev & The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: October 6th at 1 PM It's All Bach With Nicholas McGegan And The Philadelphia Orchestra: August 11, 2 PM http://wrti.org/post/its-all-bach-nicholas-mcgegan-and-philadelphia-orchestra-august-11-2-pm <p><span style="color: rgb(36, 31, 32); font-family: proxima-nova, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;">Virtuosic soloists from The Philadelphia Orchestra will be featured in five sparkling and propulsive works by J.S. Bach this Sunday. The performance is further enhanced by Baroque specialist <strong>Nicholas McGegan, </strong>who brought a fresh and animated approach to these familiar masterworks when the performances took place at Verizon&nbsp;Hall back in mid-April.</span></p> Sun, 11 Aug 2013 12:06:08 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6298 at http://wrti.org It's All Bach With Nicholas McGegan And The Philadelphia Orchestra: August 11, 2 PM Garrick Ohlssen Plays Brahms With The Philadelphia Orchestra & Yannick On WRTI: August 4th http://wrti.org/post/garrick-ohlssen-plays-brahms-philadelphia-orchestra-yannick-wrti-august-4th <p></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">This Sunday at 2 pm, <strong>Garrick Ohlssen</strong> is guest soloist as <strong>Yannick&nbsp;Nezet-Seguin</strong> conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in a performance of the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, and two lush orchestral works by <strong>Richard Strauss</strong>, <em>Death and Transfiguration</em> and a suite from his opera<em> Der Rosenkavalier</em>.</span></p> Sun, 04 Aug 2013 10:47:25 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6247 at http://wrti.org Garrick Ohlssen Plays Brahms With The Philadelphia Orchestra & Yannick On WRTI: August 4th Helping The Violins Sing: Philadelphia Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Juliette Kang http://wrti.org/post/helping-violins-sing-philadelphia-orchestra-associate-concertmaster-juliette-kang <p></p><p>The strings are the largest section of a symphony orchestra, and communicating among them to create a unified sound involves the conductor, the&nbsp; concertmaster, and another pivotal player. WRTI’s Susan Lewis talks with The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Juliette Kang about her position as associate concertmaster, and the lure of her instrument.&nbsp;</p><p>On&nbsp;WRTI's &nbsp;broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra this Sunday, May 12th at 2 pm, Juliette Kang will lead the strings in a program featuring Tchaikovsky's <em>Souvenir de Florence,</em> for string orchestra, and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5.</p><p></p><p> Sat, 11 May 2013 22:02:28 +0000 Susan Lewis 5482 at http://wrti.org Helping The Violins Sing: Philadelphia Orchestra Associate Concertmaster Juliette Kang The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Two Popular Russian Works! http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-two-popular-russian-works <p>This Sunday from 2 to 4 pm, Guest Conductor Jaap van Zweden takes the podium to conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Russian program from mid-April, which offers two major works. Tchaikovsky's <em>Souvenir de Florence,</em> inspired by the sights and sounds of Italy, was originally scored for string sextet. We’ll hear it performed in an expanded version for the full strings of The Philadelphia Orchestra.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 21:10:21 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5502 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Two Popular Russian Works!