David Ludwig http://wrti.org en The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Three Must-Hear Commissions, June 1st, 1 to 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-three-must-hear-commissions-june-1st-1-4-pm <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>By the time this Sunday’s three-hour broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert airs, Principal Harp <strong>Elizabeth Hainen</strong>, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and <strong>Yannick Nezet-Seguin </strong>will have performed <strong>Tan Dun</strong>’s <em>Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women </em>three times in three different Chinese cities, as you might have been reading in the Philadelphia Inquirer.</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:52:15 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 7348 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Three Must-Hear Commissions, June 1st, 1 to 4 PM Composer David Ludwig's Legacy http://wrti.org/post/composer-david-ludwigs-legacy <p></p><p>On this week's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast on WRTI, we'll hear three new pieces, commissioned for Orchestra principle musicians. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, one of these works was written by a local composer with a long musical lineage.</p><h3>&nbsp;</h3><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 12:54:40 +0000 Jim Cotter 7336 at http://wrti.org Composer David Ludwig's Legacy Philadelphia Orchestra New Music Micro-Festival on WRTI: December 29 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-new-music-micro-festival-wrti-december-29-1-pm <p>Join us this Sunday, from 1 to 4 pm, for a Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast from a series of fall 2013 concerts that introduced Philadelphia audiences to three major new works commissioned by the Orchestra.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:40:27 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6816 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Orchestra New Music Micro-Festival on WRTI: December 29 at 1 PM Orchestra Musicians Take Center Stage In Custom Works http://wrti.org/post/orchestra-musicians-take-center-stage-custom-works <p></p><p>The Philadelphia Orchestra is launching a mini festival of new concertos this week. But instead of the typical violin, piano, or cello soloists, the orchestra's principal harp, bassoon, and flute will be out in front, in pieces that, as The Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns reports, promise to be anything but more of the same.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:20:24 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 6606 at http://wrti.org Orchestra Musicians Take Center Stage In Custom Works Music Lessons On Rittenhouse Square: At Curtis And Way Beyond! http://wrti.org/post/music-lessons-rittenhouse-square-curtis-and-way-beyond <p></p><p>Music lives, as it has for decades, on Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square. And now - as the Curtis Institute of Music works with a company that distributes free classes through the Internet - world-class instruction will be available throughout the world. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the renowned conservatory is offering two pilot classes to audiences everywhere a computer and Internet access can be found. <a href="https://www.coursera.org/course/beethovensonatas"><strong>Coursera is making this happen. </strong></a></p><p><em>Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas</em> launches September 3rd.&nbsp; <em>From the Repertoire: Western Music History through Performance,</em> launches October 1st .</p><p></p><p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 15:20:15 +0000 Susan Lewis 6232 at http://wrti.org Music Lessons On Rittenhouse Square: At Curtis And Way Beyond!