Peter Richard Conte http://wrti.org en Peter Richard Conte Performs! Wanamaker Organ Hour on WRTI, April 13, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/peter-richard-conte-performs-wanamaker-organ-hour-wrti-april-13-5-pm <p>Join Jill Pasternak and Wanamaker Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte for our monthly program, recorded at Macy's Center City, on the world-famous Wanamaker Organ. <strong>Sunday, April 13, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:50:38 +0000 WRTI Staff 7178 at http://wrti.org Peter Richard Conte Performs! Wanamaker Organ Hour on WRTI, April 13, 5 PM Music of Robert Elmore: Wanamaker Organ Hour, March 2, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/music-robert-elmore-wanamaker-organ-hour-march-2-5-pm <p>Join Jill Pasternak and Wanamaker Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte in our monthly program, recorded at Macy's Center City, on the world-famous Wanamaker Organ. &nbsp;This month, it's music of <a href="http://www.robertelmore.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Robert Elmore (1913-1985)</strong></a>, with guest organist<strong> Robert Plimpton</strong>, from a live concert in the Wanamaker Grand Court in June, 2012. <strong>Sunday, March 2, 5 to 6 pm on WRTI 90.1 FM and <a href="http://wrti.org/" target="_blank">online at wrti.org</a></strong></p><p>http://youtu.be/8YkfgzJxAak</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:24:23 +0000 WRTI Staff 7041 at http://wrti.org Music of Robert Elmore: Wanamaker Organ Hour, March 2, 5 PM Wanamaker Organ Hour: From Bach to Sullivan http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-bach-sullivan <p>Join Jill Pasternak and Wanamaker Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte in our monthly program, recorded at Macy's Center City, on the world-famous Wanamaker Organ. &nbsp;This month, it's works by J.S. Bach and Sir Arthur Sullivan, plus a composition by a Philadelphia&nbsp;favorite: organist Robert Elmore.&nbsp; This year marks the 100th anniversary of Elmore's birth.&nbsp;<strong> Sunday, January 6, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p><p><strong>Program:</strong></p> Sun, 06 Jan 2013 14:02:50 +0000 Jack Moore 4945 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: From Bach to Sullivan Welcome Christmas with the Wanamaker Organ: Dec. 2nd at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/welcome-christmas-wanamaker-organ-dec-2nd-5-pm-encore <p>Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte welcome the Christmas season with beautiful organ music on Sunday, 5 to 6 pm.&nbsp; The broadcast, recorded on the Wanamaker Organ at Macy's in downtown Philadelphia, features a full hour of music for the holiday.</p><p>Peter Richard Conte performs "Silent Night" live at Macy's downtown:</p><p>http://youtu.be/L5cS_pOfTlA</p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p><p>Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme … J. S. Bach (1685-1750)<br><br>I saw three ships come sailing in … Geoffrey Bush (1920-1988)<br>arr. by Colvin Randall<br><br>Two settings of ‘In Dulci Jubilo’ (In Sweet Rejoicing)<br>Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)<br>Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)<br><br>The Holy Boy … John Ireland (1879-1962)<br><br>March of the Wooden Soldiers … Victor Herbert (1859-1924)<br>(from Babes in Toyland) transcribed by Peter Richard Conte</p><p>Winter’s Night … Frederick Delius (1862-1934) Transcribed by Robert Hebble<br><br>Ii est né, le divin Enfant … Henri Büsser (1872-1973)<br><br>Two settings of ‘Orientis Partibus’<br>Thomas Matthews (1915-1999)<br>Arthur Wills (b. 1926)<br><br>Away in a Manger … Keith Chapman (1945-1989)<br><br>For unto us a child is born (from Messiah) … G. F. Handel (1685-1759)<br>w/Philadelphia Brass (from "Christmas in the Grand Tradition" on Gothic Records)<br><br>Hallelujah, (from Messiah) … Handel<br>(From the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s ‘Random Act of Culture’ at Macy’s, Oct 2010)</p><p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:55:21 +0000 Jack Moore 4792 at http://wrti.org Welcome Christmas with the Wanamaker Organ: Dec. 2nd at 5 pm on ENCORE! Wanamaker Organ Hour: October 7th at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-october-7th-5-pm-encore <p>Join WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte as they present a variety of performances of great works including Dudley Buck's <em>Concert Variations on 'The Last Rose of Summer', </em>Gabriel Faure's <em>Nocturne</em> from <em>Shylock</em>, and Sowerby's <em>Comes Autumn Time</em>.</p><p>As a special treat, they'll reprise a live performance from our June 2012 Organ Day - Wagner's <em>Siegfried's Funeral March and Immolation Scene</em>. <strong>Sunday, October 7th, 5 to 6 pm. </strong>Tune in!</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:37:24 +0000 WRTI Staff 4540 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: October 7th at 5 pm on ENCORE! Wanamaker Organ Hour: Talented Organ Students in the Spotlight, August 5th on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-talented-organ-students-spotlight-august-5th-encore <p>This month&#39;s show features some truly outstanding young talent playing the Wanamaker Organ. It&#39;s the second of two shows featuring students of Alan Morrison from the Curtis Institute of Music. This is an annual collaboration between Curtis and Macy&#39;s, which offers the students a week-long workshop with Peter Richard Conte at the Wanamaker Organ, exploring the Symphonic School of organ repertoire, performance, and registration. Sun, 05 Aug 2012 11:54:00 +0000 Jack Moore 4234 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: Talented Organ Students in the Spotlight, August 5th on ENCORE! Wanamaker Organ Hour: July 1st at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-july-1st-5-pm-encore <p>WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak and Macy&#39;s Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte are joined by Alan Morrison, chair of organ studies at the Curtis Institute of Music, and four of his students: Thomas Sheehan, Bryan Anderson, Caroline Robinson, and Patrick Kreeger on <strong>Sunday, July 1st, from 5 to 6 pm.&nbsp; </strong></p><p>Mr. Sheehan and Mr. Anderson will perform a number of works, including Seth Bingham&#39;s <em>Roulade</em>, Richard Wagner&#39;s Overture to <em>Tannhauser</em>, and Julius Reubke&#39;s <em>Sonata on the 94th Psalm</em>.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 16:12:55 +0000 Jill Pasternak 4065 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: July 1st at 5 pm on ENCORE! Wanamaker Organ Hour: May 6th at 5 pm http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-may-6th-5-pm <p class="MsoNormal">It&#39;s a special hour of organ music featuring Peter Richard Conte performing works by Bernstein, Elgar, and Jongen on the massive Wanamaker Organ on Sunday, May 5<sup>th</sup> from 5 to 6 pm . Mr. Conte is the Grand Court Organist of the Wanamaker Organ, Macy&#39;s Philadelphia. Your host is WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak.</p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong>PROGRAM: </strong></p><p class="MsoNormal"><strong>Leonard Bernstein:</strong> <i>Candide </i><span style="font-style: normal">Overture</span><br />(transcribed for organ by Peter Richard Conte)</p> Sun, 06 May 2012 10:52:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 3816 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: May 6th at 5 pm Wanamaker Organist Peter Richard Conte--The Curtis Institute of Music--Renaissance Wind Band Piffaro http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organist-peter-richard-conte-curtis-institute-music-renaissance-wind-band-piffaro <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Peter Richard Conte, the Grand Court Organist of the Wanamaker Organ. Conte is the soloist in a concert with the Symphony in C orchestra, which is part of the organ's centennial celebration.</p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles the Curtis Institute of Music, a vanguard in the training of classical musicians since 1924.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns takes us to where <i>East Meets West</i> - a concert series by the Renaissance wind band Piffaro.</p> Wed, 28 Sep 2011 15:40:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2620 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organist Peter Richard Conte--The Curtis Institute of Music--Renaissance Wind Band Piffaro The Wanamaker Organ in Concert--In Search of Missing Masters--Stoppard's Rock 'n Roll http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-concert-search-missing-masters-stoppards-rock-n-roll <p>Ahead of a historic performance with the Philadelphia Orchestra at Macy's Center City Philadelphia, Jim Cotter speaks with Peter Richard Conte, the Grand Court Organist of the Wanamaker Organ, and co-host of WRTI's Wanamaker Organ Hour.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns looks back on the history of the Wanamaker Organ and explores the workings of the world's largest functioning musical instrument.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at <i>In Search of Missing Masters </i>at the Woodmere Art Museum. The Chestnut Hill museum's new show of African American art highlights works that have been missed by the art history books.</p> <p>Jason Peifer considers the Tom Stoppard play <i>Rock 'n Roll</i>, as the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia opens its 30th season.</p> Sat, 27 Sep 2008 20:08:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2024 at http://wrti.org The Wanamaker Organ in Concert--In Search of Missing Masters--Stoppard's Rock 'n Roll