Yannick Nézet-Séguin http://wrti.org en A German Soprano Finds Freedom In Singing Mahler In America http://wrti.org/post/german-soprano-finds-freedom-singing-mahler-america <p></p><p>On this Sunday’s Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast, Music Director <strong>Yannick Nezet-Seguin </strong>conducts works by Britten and Strauss, along with <strong>Mahler's Symphony No. 4.</strong> As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, the German soprano in the Mahler work is singing a piece that is revered in her homeland.</p><p>http://youtu.be/Pbk1geolj78</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:09:57 +0000 Jim Cotter 7478 at http://wrti.org A German Soprano Finds Freedom In Singing Mahler In America Yannick Conducts His Alma Mater Choir...and The Philadelphia Orchestra! http://wrti.org/post/yannick-conducts-his-alma-mater-choirand-philadelphia-orchestra <p></p><p><strong>Westminster Choir College</strong> at Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey is an epicenter for excellence in choral music. As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, one of Westminster’s choirs can be heard on WRTI on Sunday, July 13 at 1 pm, conducted by a now very well-known alum of the school.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:05:38 +0000 Jim Cotter 7470 at http://wrti.org Yannick Conducts His Alma Mater Choir...and The Philadelphia Orchestra! Revisiting Beethoven's Symphonies with Yannick Nezet-Seguin http://wrti.org/post/revisiting-beethovens-symphonies-yannick-nezet-seguin <p></p><p>The Philadelphia Orchestra is performing a two-year cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, although known to generations of music lovers, these great works continue to provide insights into Western musical heritage.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:01:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 6638 at http://wrti.org Revisiting Beethoven's Symphonies with Yannick Nezet-Seguin The Philadelphians and Opera Philadelphia on WRTI: Strauss' SALOME, July 6, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphians-and-opera-philadelphia-wrti-strauss-salome-july-6-1-pm <p>This Sunday at 1pm, it’s the fast-paced, one-act opera&nbsp;<em>Salome, </em>among the most important musical works of the 20th century, standing out for its revolutionary use of a large-scale orchestra and virtuosic singers, as much as for its graphic depiction of this deeply psychological tale, performed in a historic, joint production by <strong>The Philadelphia Orchestra </strong>and <a href="http://www.operaphila.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Opera Philadelphia</strong>.</a> It was the Orchestra’s last concert in May, just before they departed on their China Tour. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:20:20 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 7457 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphians and Opera Philadelphia on WRTI: Strauss' SALOME, July 6, 1 PM Soprano Camilla Nylund: Singing SALOME Throughout The World http://wrti.org/post/soprano-camilla-nylund-singing-salome-throughout-world <p></p><p>Oscar Wilde’s late 19th-century play, retelling the biblical story of Salome, became the basis for Richard Strauss' one-act opera <strong><em>SALOME </em></strong>that premiered in Dresden in 1905. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the opera continues to shock and dazzle, nearly a century later.</p><p>On Sunday, July 6 at 1 pm, WRTI broadcasts The Philadelphia Orchestra and Opera Philadelphia in a joint production of <em>Salome</em>, with Camilla Nylund in the title role.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:38:16 +0000 Susan Lewis 7438 at http://wrti.org Soprano Camilla Nylund: Singing SALOME Throughout The World 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 The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: Wagner and Bruckner, May 18, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-wagner-and-bruckner-may-18-1-pm <p>Join us this Sunday as <strong>Yannick Nezet-Seguin</strong> conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in a recorded program from late January, 2013 at Verizon Hall that features two composers who were not only contemporaries, but who actually met during the premiere of <em>Tristan und Isolde</em> in 1865, Richard Wagner and <a href="http://wrti.org/post/yannicks-long-relationship-bruckner" target="_blank"><strong>Anton Bruckner.</strong></a></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 19:06:47 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5204 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: Wagner and Bruckner, May 18, 1 PM Yannick's Long Relationship with Bruckner http://wrti.org/post/yannicks-long-relationship-bruckner <p></p><p>This Sunday at&nbsp;1 pm on <em>The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert </em>on WRTI - Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin takes to the podium to conduct a symphony by one of the composers who is closest to him.&nbsp; WRTI’s Jim Cotter has more.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 12 May 2014 20:25:09 +0000 Jim Cotter 6604 at http://wrti.org Yannick's Long Relationship with Bruckner The Philadelphians and Yannick in Asia: Not Your Typical Tour http://wrti.org/post/philadelphians-and-yannick-asia-not-your-typical-tour <p></p><p><a href="http://www.philorch.org/" target="_blank"><strong>The Philadelphia Orchestra </strong></a>is going deeper into China than ever before, into the Hunan province where modern arts centers have only existed for a few years, and out of Macao's air-conditioned casinos for outdoor performing amid the ruins of a cathedral. The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns will be there every step of the way.</p> Mon, 12 May 2014 11:26:09 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 7289 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphians and Yannick in Asia: Not Your Typical Tour Yannick Nezet-Seguin And His New Conducting Team http://wrti.org/post/yannick-nezet-seguin-and-his-new-conducting-team <p><strong>The Philadelphia Orchestra </strong>has announced a new roster of conductors, selected by Music Director <strong>Yannick Nezet-Seguin,</strong> to lead the ensemble in a growing number of artistic endeavors and collaborations across seasons and venues.</p> Fri, 02 May 2014 17:52:00 +0000 Susan Lewis 7251 at http://wrti.org Yannick Nezet-Seguin And His New Conducting Team