Symphony in C http://wrti.org en Symphony in C on WRTI: Tchaikovsky and Corigliano, Sunday at 3 PM http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-wrti-tchaikovsky-and-corigliano-sunday-3-pm <p>John Corigliano's <em>Troubadors</em>, Variations for Guitar and Orchestra, opens our broadcast of <strong>Symphony in C </strong>Sunday, at 3 pm. &nbsp;<strong>Philip Mann </strong>guest conducts, and acclaimed guitarist <strong>Jason Vieaux </strong>plays this 1993 work by Corigliano, which the composer describes as a "lyrical" concerto. &nbsp;The concert concludes with one of Tchaikovsky's best known symphonies, the No. 5 in E minor.&nbsp; <strong>Sunday, March 16, 3 to 5 pm on WRTI.</strong></p><p>Jason Vieaux performing in 2010:</p><p>http://youtu.be/StGo92u5dLY</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:06:48 +0000 Jack Moore 7099 at http://wrti.org Symphony in C on WRTI: Tchaikovsky and Corigliano, Sunday at 3 PM Symphony in C: Celebrating 60 http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-celebrating-60 <p></p><p><a href="http://www.symphonyinc.org/performances/december-7-2013" target="_blank"><strong>Symphony in C</strong> </a>continues its 60th-anniversary season this weekend with a concert featuring the music of Mozart. As WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, the organization is operating under the leadership of a newly appointed president, who has a very hands-on approach.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:35:10 +0000 Jim Cotter 6733 at http://wrti.org Symphony in C: Celebrating 60 Grounded, Yet Flying High: Conductor Rossen Milanov http://wrti.org/post/grounded-yet-flying-high-conductor-rossen-milanov <p></p><p>Rossen Milanov&nbsp;is a busy man of the world. &nbsp;The miles he racks up, both driving and flying, are great. &nbsp;Just look at his schedule from now through the first week in December: the Colorado Symphony in Denver, the Fort Worth Symphony in Texas, the Princeton Symphony in New Jersey, the Latvian National Symphony in Latvia, the Orchesta Sinfonica del Principado&nbsp;de Asturias in Spain, the Aalborg Symphony in Denmark, and finally back home to lead Camden's <a href="http://www.symphonyinc.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Symphony in C.</strong></a> &nbsp;It's almost as though Alec Baldwin is about to come up and ask him, "What's in your wallet?"</p><p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 18:24:44 +0000 Joe Patti & Jill Pasternak 6568 at http://wrti.org Grounded, Yet Flying High: Conductor Rossen Milanov Symphony in C Celebrates Diamond Jubilee Under New President http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-celebrates-diamond-jubilee-under-new-president <p></p><p>Music Lives in Camden, New Jersey where a storied symphony orchestra is celebrating its 60th anniversary.&nbsp; As WRTI's Jim Cotter now reports, the organization&nbsp;begins its new season under the&nbsp;leadership of&nbsp;a&nbsp;newly appointed president who has a very hands-on approach.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.symphonyinc.org/performances/event-listing" target="_blank"><strong>Symphony in C's 60th season opens on September 21st with a program featuring Dvorák’s Cello Concerto with David Finkel as soloist, the Bartok Concerto for Orchestra. And <em>Neon Lights </em>by Jules Pegram, the winner of&nbsp; Symphony in C’s Young Composers’ Competition.</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.wrti.org/where-music-lives" target="_blank"><strong>Let us know <em>Where Music Lives</em> in your community!</strong> <strong>Add your ideas in the comments section here and check out our other <em>Where Music Lives </em>posts.</strong></a></p><p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 13:11:01 +0000 Jim Cotter 6375 at http://wrti.org Symphony in C Celebrates Diamond Jubilee Under New President Haydn's The Creation: Symphony In C & The Mendelssohn Club, May 26, 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/haydns-creation-symphony-c-mendelssohn-club-may-26-4-pm <p>This Sunday it's <a href="http://www.symphonyinc.org/">Symphony in C </a>with the <a href="http://www.mcchorus.org/wp/" target="_blank">Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia </a>in a performance of Haydn’s masterpiece, <em>The Creation</em>. This was the grand closing concert of the ensemble's 60th anniversary season. Rossen Milanov conducts. Join us! <strong>Sunday, May 26, 4 to 6 pm.</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.symphonyinc.org/performances/program-notes/may-11-2013" target="_blank"><strong>Program notes here.</strong></a></p><p></p> Sun, 26 May 2013 10:11:02 +0000 Dave Conant 5552 at http://wrti.org Haydn's The Creation: Symphony In C & The Mendelssohn Club, May 26, 4 PM Mendelssohn and Schumann: Symphony in C on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/mendelssohn-and-schumann-symphony-c-encore <p>WRTI presents Symphony in C under the baton of Music Director Rossen Milanov on March 17th at 4 pm. Written when Mendelssohn was only 17, his <em>Midsummer Night's Dream</em> Overture was the first "concert overture" - a work not intended to introduce a dramatic presentation, but to represent, complete in itself, a literary work, or story, or place.</p> Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:18:48 +0000 Jack Moore 5260 at http://wrti.org Mendelssohn and Schumann: Symphony in C on ENCORE! Two Sets of Four Seasons: Symphony in C on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/two-sets-four-seasons-symphony-c-encore <p>Experience "The Four Seasons" with two composers from two continents. Hear the original work by Vivaldi, and then travel to South America to engage in the <em>Four Seasons of Buenos Aires</em>, by Astor Piazolla.&nbsp; Symphony in C Concertmaster Stefani Collins is soloist, with Music Director Rossen Milanov conducting. <strong>Sunday, December 16th, 3 to 5 pm.</strong></p><p>PROGRAM:</p><p>Antonio Vivaldi: <em>The&nbsp;</em><i><em>F</em>our Seasons</i></p><p>Astor Piazzolla: <i>The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires</i></p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 21:24:57 +0000 Jack Moore 4871 at http://wrti.org Two Sets of Four Seasons: Symphony in C on ENCORE! A Classical Thanksgiving with WRTI http://wrti.org/post/classical-thanksgiving-wrti-0 <p>We have the music for the perfect Thanksgiving&nbsp;holiday weekend. Beginning on Thursday, join us for a particularly American flavor with music by American composers from Copland to Bernstein to John Alden Carpenter.&nbsp; There will also be a family celebration with some of the great names in music, including the Bachs, the Strauss family, father and son Mozart and more!&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Nov 2012 12:23:53 +0000 Jack Moore 4752 at http://wrti.org A Classical Thanksgiving with WRTI Symphony in C Starts a New Season on WRTI: Oct. 14th, 3 pm on Encore! http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-starts-new-season-wrti-oct-14th-3-pm-encore <p>It's the first broadcast of the season for the acclaimed <a href="http://symphonyinc.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Symphony in C,</strong></a> and it's an exciting Sunday afternoon on WRTI.&nbsp; The program starts with the 2013 winner of Symphony in C's Young Composers' Competition, a work by Douglas Buchanan. Pianist Di Wu joins the orchestra<em style="font-size: 15px; ">&nbsp;</em>for a Rachmaninoff&nbsp;favorite, and the concert concludes with Tchaikovsky's final symphony. &nbsp;Music Director Rossen Milanov&nbsp;conducts. <strong>Sunday, October 14th, 3 to 5 pm.</strong></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:08:11 +0000 Jack Moore 4567 at http://wrti.org Symphony in C Starts a New Season on WRTI: Oct. 14th, 3 pm on Encore! Symphony In C Bucks Downward Trend For Regional Orchestras http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-bucks-downward-trend-regional-orchestras <p>In recent times, Philadelphians have been made well aware of the fiscal challenges of sustaining a symphony orchestra. Now, around the country, other cities are experiencing such problems first hand. Serious doubts hang over the immediate viability of orchestras in Atlanta, Minnesota, St Paul, Indianapolis, and San Antonio with others likely to soon follow suit.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 15:06:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 4474 at http://wrti.org Symphony In C Bucks Downward Trend For Regional Orchestras