Behzad Ranjbaran http://wrti.org en The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Three Must-Hear Commissions, June 1st, 1 to 4 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-three-must-hear-commissions-june-1st-1-4-pm <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>By the time this Sunday’s three-hour broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert airs, Principal Harp <strong>Elizabeth Hainen</strong>, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and <strong>Yannick Nezet-Seguin </strong>will have performed <strong>Tan Dun</strong>’s <em>Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women </em>three times in three different Chinese cities, as you might have been reading in the Philadelphia Inquirer.</p><p></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:52:15 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 7348 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Three Must-Hear Commissions, June 1st, 1 to 4 PM The Ney: An Ancient Flute Celebrated in a Modern Work http://wrti.org/post/ney-ancient-flute-celebrated-modern-work <p></p><p>The flute is one of the oldest musical instruments, with its earliest versions found thousands of years ago in different cultures. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, a recently composed flute concerto celebrates one of its ancient bamboo ancestors.</p><p>On Sunday,&nbsp;June 1, 2014, on WRTI, Jeffrey Khaner and The Philadelphia Orchestra perform Behzad Ranjbaran’s Flute Concerto.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 26 May 2014 13:06:37 +0000 Susan Lewis 7327 at http://wrti.org The Ney: An Ancient Flute Celebrated in a Modern Work Philadelphia Orchestra New Music Micro-Festival on WRTI: December 29 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-new-music-micro-festival-wrti-december-29-1-pm <p>Join us this Sunday, from 1 to 4 pm, for a Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast from a series of fall 2013 concerts that introduced Philadelphia audiences to three major new works commissioned by the Orchestra.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:40:27 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6816 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Orchestra New Music Micro-Festival on WRTI: December 29 at 1 PM Composer Behzad Ranjbaran's Premiere--Anonymous 4--Composer Bill Cunliffe's Grammy Nomination http://wrti.org/post/composer-behzad-ranjbarans-premiere-anonymous-4-composer-bill-cunliffes-grammy-nomination <p>Jim Cotter speaks with composer Behzad Ranjbaran. Jean-Yves Thibaudet performs his piano concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra in concerts on December 10, 11, and 12, 2010.<br /><br /></p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the female a capella group Anonymous 4, who perform in Philadelphia and Elizabethtown, PA as part of their Noel tour.</p> <p>We speak with composer Bill Cunliffe. He's been nominated for a Grammy for his "fourth stream?la banda" - a work commissioned for the Temple University Symphony Orchestra and trumpet soloist Terell Stafford.</p> Sat, 11 Dec 2010 19:06:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2460 at http://wrti.org Composer Behzad Ranjbaran's Premiere--Anonymous 4--Composer Bill Cunliffe's Grammy Nomination