Wanamaker Organ 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 Talented Young Organists On Wanamaker Organ Hour: August 4th, 5 PM http://wrti.org/post/talented-young-organists-wanamaker-organ-hour-august-4th-5-pm <p>Don't miss our annual broadcast of the extraordinarily&nbsp;talented students who attended the Macy's/Sansom Foundation Organ Camp this summer. Instructors Alan Morrison and Peter Richard Conte coached the young musicians; we'll hear the result on <strong>Sunday's broadcast from 5 to 6 pm</strong>, recorded&nbsp;on the Wanamaker&nbsp;Organ at Macy's Downtown. &nbsp;Peter Richard Conte and Jill Pasternak co-host the show.</p><p><strong>Program:</strong><br>Sigfrid Karg-Elert: <em>Nun Danket alle Gott</em><br>Jordan Abbasi, organist</p> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 01:45:54 +0000 Jack Moore 6265 at http://wrti.org Talented Young Organists On Wanamaker Organ Hour: August 4th, 5 PM Wanamaker Organ Day LIVE On WRTI: June 29, 11:30 AM http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-day-live-wrti-june-29-1130-am <p>Join us for a special edition of <em>Crossover </em>on Saturday, June 29th, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm - broadcast live from this year's Wanamaker Organ Day at Macy's Center City - the free, day-long musical extravaganza in celebration of the world's largest pipe organ.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:44:59 +0000 Jill Pasternak 6126 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Day LIVE On WRTI: June 29, 11:30 AM WRTI's Organ Crawl Contest Winners! http://wrti.org/post/wrtis-organ-crawl-contest-winners <P>Congratulations to John Modric of West Chester, PA, and Herbert Barndt of Pottstown, PA.&nbsp; They will join other organ enthusiasts on an exclusive tour of the Longwood, Wanamaker, and Kimmel Center organs. Although the contest is over, it's not too late to experience some world-class organ performances at Longwood.</P> <P>Ten young organists from around the world have arrived at Longwood Gardens to compete in the inaugural <A href="http://e2.ma/click/8wwyh/cootig/8knjac" target=_blank>Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition</A>, a quest for the $40,000 Pierre S. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 18:34:37 +0000 WRTI Staff 6074 at http://wrti.org WRTI's Organ Crawl Contest Winners! 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: Nov. 4th at 5 pm on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/wanamaker-organ-hour-nov-4th-5-pm-encore <p>WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte present a special program of gorgeous organ works this month, including:</p><p>Mussorgsky: Night On Bald Mountain<br>Chopin: Military Polonaise<br>Liszt: Consolation No. 5<br>Gilbert and Sullivan: Music from “Patience”<br>Widor: Andante from Symphony No. 2<br>Vierne: Carillon de Westminster from “24 pieces de fantaisie”</p><p><strong>Join us on Sunday, November 4th, 5 to 6 pm.</strong></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 21:10:46 +0000 WRTI Staff 4662 at http://wrti.org Wanamaker Organ Hour: Nov. 4th 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!