Jaap van Zweden http://wrti.org en Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev & The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: October 6th at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/tchaikovsky-prokofiev-philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-october-6th-1-pm <p>Guest Conductor Jaap van Zweden takes the podium to conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Russian program from last April. You&#39;ll hear two major works:&nbsp;Tchaikovsky&#39;s <em>Souvenir de Florence</em>, inspired by the sights and sounds of Italy, and performed in an expanded version for the full strings of The Philadelphians, and - the work that saw Sergei Prokofiev at the pinnacle of his career - his Symphony No. 5, composed in the final days of World War II. It&rsquo;s a symphonic masterpiece!</p> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 13:36:39 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6512 at http://wrti.org Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev & The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: October 6th at 1 PM The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Two Popular Russian Works! http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-two-popular-russian-works <p>This Sunday from 2 to 4 pm, Guest Conductor Jaap van Zweden takes the podium to conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra in an all-Russian program from mid-April, which offers two major works. Tchaikovsky's <em>Souvenir de Florence,</em> inspired by the sights and sounds of Italy, was originally scored for string sextet. We’ll hear it performed in an expanded version for the full strings of The Philadelphia Orchestra.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 21:10:21 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5502 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Two Popular Russian Works! To Philadelphia, From Amsterdam, Via Dallas http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-amsterdam-dallas <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Dutch-born conductor, who walked away from a pre-eminent position in his homeland to find success abroad, conducts in Philadelphia this week. </span>WRTI’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jim Cotter says the former instrumentalist made the move against the advice of his compatriots but with the encouragement of a classical-music legend. <a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/tchaikovsky-and-prokofiev-0?date=2013-04-13_20-00" target="_blank"><strong>Information about the concert here.</strong></a></span></p><p><span class="watch-title yt-uix-expander-head" dir="ltr" id="eow-title" title="The Man and the Music - Part 2 (HD)">Jaap Van Sweden; The Man and the Music (Part 1)</span></p><p>http://youtu.be/O51_AYP5RBE</p><p><span class="watch-title yt-uix-expander-head" dir="ltr" id="eow-title" title="The Man and the Music - Part 2 (HD)">Jaap</span> <span class="watch-title yt-uix-expander-head" dir="ltr" id="eow-title" title="The Man and the Music - Part 2 (HD)">Van Sweden; The Man and the Music (Part 2)</span></p><p>http://youtu.be/pH_osdYZkv4</p><p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:09:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 5344 at http://wrti.org To Philadelphia, From Amsterdam, Via Dallas Insect Illustrations (ANS)--Maestro Jaap Van Zweden--Historical Musical Devices at Pennypacker Mills http://wrti.org/post/insect-illustrations-ans-maestro-jaap-van-zweden-historical-musical-devices-pennypacker-mills <p>Susan Lewis explores an exhibition of the insect illustrations of a world-renowned entomologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the Dutch-born music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap Van Zweden.</p> <p>Eric Brannon takes us to Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville, PA for an exhibition of historical mechanical musical devices - the forebearers of modern electronic appliances such as the CD player and the iPod.</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:03:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, David Patrick Stearns & Eric Brannon 2584 at http://wrti.org Insect Illustrations (ANS)--Maestro Jaap Van Zweden--Historical Musical Devices at Pennypacker Mills Nat'l Museum of Amer. Jewish History--Jaap van Zweden--Visual Artist Adrian Martinez--Making Scents http://wrti.org/post/natl-museum-amer-jewish-history-jaap-van-zweden-visual-artist-adrian-martinez-making-scents <p>We look ahead to the opening of the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia on November 26, 2010.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Jaap van Zweden. The Dutch-born music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra guest conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra this week.</p> <p>We speak with West Chester visual artist Adrian Martinez who says the town is on the verge of a unique arts renaissance.</p> <p>And Susan Lewis makes sense of scents with a visit to an exhibition about fragrances at Longwood Gardens.</p> Sat, 06 Nov 2010 16:44:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2438 at http://wrti.org Nat'l Museum of Amer. Jewish History--Jaap van Zweden--Visual Artist Adrian Martinez--Making Scents