Donald Runnicles http://wrti.org en The Philadelphians on WRTI: Pianist Andreas Haefliger Plays Beethoven, March 23, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphians-wrti-pianist-andreas-haefliger-plays-beethoven-march-23-1-pm <p>Conductor<strong> Donald Runnicles</strong> will be back here in Philadelphia next week to conduct the Orchestra in works by Benjamin Britten, Arvo Part, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. We’ll look ahead to those performances by looking back <strong>this coming Sunday at 1 pm, as we bring you an archival broadcast from a concert in February of 2005,</strong> which saw Maestro Runnicles on the podium conducting the Orchestra in the year he made his debut with the Philadelphians, directing works by <strong>Beethoven</strong> and <strong>Elgar</strong>.</p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:29:27 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 7104 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphians on WRTI: Pianist Andreas Haefliger Plays Beethoven, March 23, 1 PM Jonathan Biss Plays Mozart On The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert Broadcast: Sunday, August 25 http://wrti.org/post/jonathan-biss-plays-mozart-philadelphia-orchestra-concert-broadcast-sunday-august-25 <p>Join us this Sunday at 2 PM for Brahms' radiant Second Symphony, written in a burst of creativity over just a few short months. Also on the program is Elgar's spirited <em>Cockaigne </em>Overture ("In London Town") drawing its character from the sometimes bawdy urban sounds of marching bands, church bells, and merry revelers.<br><br>And...Curtis graduate Jonathan Biss returns to perform Mozart's rarely heard Piano Concerto No. 13. Guest conductor Donald Runnicles will be on the podium, from a wonderful concert at Verizon Hall in late April. Don't miss it! <strong>Sunday, August 25, 2 to 4 pm on WRTI. Gregg Whiteside is host and producer.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/mozart-and-brahms?date=2013-04-25_20-00"><strong>Program Notes</strong></a><br><br><strong>PROGRAM:</strong><br>Elgar -&nbsp;<em>Cockaigne&nbsp;</em>Overture ("In London Town")<br>Mozart -&nbsp;Piano Concerto No. 13, K. 415<br>INTERMISSION<br>Brahms -&nbsp;Symphony No. 2<br><br>Donald Runnicles - Conductor<br>Jonathan Biss - Piano<br> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 16:18:17 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6343 at http://wrti.org Jonathan Biss Plays Mozart On The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert Broadcast: Sunday, August 25 A Nomadic Conductor Leads Philadelphia Orchestra In China http://wrti.org/post/nomadic-conductor-leads-philadelphia-orchestra-china <p></p><p>The Philadelphia Orchestra’s current China trip is both a celebration of the 40th anniversary of its first tour to that country, and a new kind of overseas engagement. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, the 2013 tour and residency is being led by a conductor with a reputation for innovation both on and off the podium.</p><p></p><p></p><p><br>&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 17:54:11 +0000 Jim Cotter 5614 at http://wrti.org A Nomadic Conductor Leads Philadelphia Orchestra In China Elgar, Mozart & Brahms: The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI, May 26th At 2 PM http://wrti.org/post/elgar-mozart-brahms-philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-may-26th-2-pm <p>The Philadelphia Orchestra's 113th season may be over this weekend, but our broadcast year isn’t done!&nbsp; We’ll be back with you Sunday, May 26th, at our usual 2 PM time, for more <strong>Brahms - </strong>as we’ll hear his radiant <strong>Second Symphony</strong>, written in a burst of creativity over a few short months.</p><p>Also on the program is <strong>Elgar's </strong>spirited <strong>Cockaigne Overture</strong>, ("In London Town"), drawing its character from the sometimes bawdy urban sounds of marching bands, church bells, and merry revelers.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 18:18:39 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5549 at http://wrti.org Elgar, Mozart & Brahms: The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI, May 26th At 2 PM Conductor Donald Runnicles: No Prodigal Son http://wrti.org/post/conductor-donald-runnicles-no-prodigal-son <p></p><p>The renowned British conductor Donald Runnicles is the conductor for this Sunday’s Philadelphia Orchestra concert broadcast on WRTI. Scottish-born and raised, Runnicles left his native land very early in his career. And as WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, he has happily “settled” wherever the muse has taken him.</p><p></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 17:40:41 +0000 Jim Cotter 5532 at http://wrti.org Conductor Donald Runnicles: No Prodigal Son