Vadim Gluzman http://wrti.org en The Russians Are Coming! The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: March 16 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/russians-are-coming-philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-march-16-1-pm <p>This Sunday at 1 pm it's the third and final week of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s January Tchaikovsky Celebration on WRTI. The y<span style="line-height: 1.5;">oung Russian conductor </span><strong>Tugan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Sokhiev</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will be on the podium for his Philadelphia Orchestra debut, leading the Philadelphians in works by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky-Ravel, and Rimsky-Korsakov.</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:08:22 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 7083 at http://wrti.org The Russians Are Coming! The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: March 16 at 1 PM A Famous Violin Concerto on a Period, Non-Period Instrument http://wrti.org/post/famous-violin-concerto-period-non-period-instrument <p></p><p>On this Sunday's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast on WRTI, we'll hear a performance of the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports the instrument on which it is being played would have sounded very familiar to the composer.</p><p>In 1878 Pyotr Tchaikovsky wrote a violin concerto for the Hungarian violinist <strong>Leopold Auer.</strong> It was to be performed on Auer's 1690 Stradivarius, which is today the main instrument of the Russian-born Israeli violinist <strong>Vadim Gluzman.</strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/wTz_kEf0HQ8</p><p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:43:55 +0000 Jim Cotter 7067 at http://wrti.org A Famous Violin Concerto on a Period, Non-Period Instrument Violinist Vadim Gluzman http://wrti.org/post/violinist-vadim-gluzman <p>Israeli violinist Vadim Gluzman, in technique and sensibility, harkens back to the Golden Age of violinists of the 19th and 20th centuries, while possessing the passion and energy of the 21st century.</p> <p>The 1994 recipient of the prestigious Henryk Szeryng Foundation Career Award, Gluzman has been lauded by both critics and audiences as a performer of great depth, virtuosity, and technical brilliance, and has appeared throughout the world as a soloist, as well as in a duo setting with his wife, pianist Angela Yoffe.</p> Sat, 26 Dec 2009 16:46:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1993 at http://wrti.org Violinist Vadim Gluzman