Shakespeare http://wrti.org en Shakespeare Via Verdi, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Edward German http://wrti.org/post/shakespeare-verdi-strauss-tchaikovsky-edward-german <p><strong>Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection</strong> broadcasts Saturday, December 7th, 2013, 5-6 pm on WRTI and wrti.org. Shakespeare continues to live, and if you were to name an orchestral work based on one of his plays, we wouldn’t blame you for coming up with one of the most popular works in the repertoire, Tchaikovsky’s <em>Romeo and Juliet</em>. But it wouldn’t be Discoveries without a curve ball or three, so this month we offer another <em>Fantasy-Overture</em> of his, <em>Hamlet</em>. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10:59:00 +0000 Kile Smith 6752 at http://wrti.org Shakespeare Via Verdi, Strauss, Tchaikovsky, Edward German Shakespeare, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Elgar on Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection http://wrti.org/post/shakespeare-castelnuovo-tedesco-elgar-discoveries-fleisher-collection <p><strong>Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection broadcasts Saturday, November 2nd, 5 to 6 pm.&nbsp;</strong>Since the Fleisher Collection of Orchestral Music at the Free Library of Philadelphia is the world’s largest lending library of orchestral performance materials, and since it holds more than 21,000 titles, it should be no surprise that conductors make use of its resources for almost any concert theme imaginable.<br /> Sat, 02 Nov 2013 14:14:39 +0000 Kile Smith 6621 at http://wrti.org Shakespeare, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Elgar on Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection