Peter Gistelinck http://wrti.org en The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia's Recent Success Stories http://wrti.org/post/chamber-orchestra-philadelphias-recent-success-stories <p></p><p>After some uncertain times, the Philadelphia classical music scene is enjoying one of its&nbsp;brightest periods. While most of this is a reflection&nbsp;of the resurgence of The Philadelphia Orchestra, the ensemble that shares its Kimmel Center home is also on the up and up, as WRTI's Jim Cotter reports.<br><br>Seen by many as the&nbsp;smaller sibling&nbsp;of the "Fabulous Philadelphians," The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has been quietly growing and expanding in ways that are causing similar groups around the country to sit up and take notice.</p><p><a href="http://www.chamberorchestra.org/concerts/?venue=1" target="_blank"><strong>The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia' 2013-14 season opens on September 15th and 16th with a program conducted by Sir Dirk Brosse featuring works by Mendelssohn and Beethoven.&nbsp; Full audio and video of the concert will be available online shortly thereafter.</strong></a></p><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><o:p></o:p></font></font></p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 02 Sep 2013 12:58:14 +0000 Jim Cotter 6393 at http://wrti.org The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia's Recent Success Stories On The Up And Up: The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia's Recent Success Stories http://wrti.org/post/and-chamber-orchestra-philadelphias-recent-success-stories <p></p><p>After some uncertain times, the Philadelphia classical music scene is enjoying one of its&nbsp;brightest periods.&nbsp; While most of this is a reflection&nbsp;of the resurgence of The Philadelphia Orchestra, the ensemble that shares its Kimmel Center home is also on the up and up, as WRTI's Jim Cotter reports.</p><p>Seen by many as the&nbsp;smaller sibling&nbsp;of the "Fabulous Philadelphians," The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia has been quietly growing and expanding in ways that are causing similar groups around the country to sit up and take notice.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.chamberorchestra.org/concerts/?venue=1" target="_blank"><strong>The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia' 2013-14 season opens on September 15th and 16th with a program conducted by Sir Dirk Brosse featuring works by Mendelssohn and Beethoven.&nbsp; Full audio and video of the concert will be available online shortly thereafter.</strong></a></p><p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:59:03 +0000 Jim Cotter 6236 at http://wrti.org On The Up And Up: The Chamber Orchestra Of Philadelphia's Recent Success Stories Chamber Orch of Philadelphia--The Historical Society of PA--Entertainers of Reading Terminal Market http://wrti.org/post/chamber-orch-philadelphia-historical-society-pa-entertainers-reading-terminal-market <p>Jim Cotter speaks with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's executive director Peter Gistelinck, who has just renewed his contract for five years. The Orchestra begins its season in the fall with a new music director, Dirk Brosse.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the beginnings, evolution, and contemporary mission of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its landmark building at 13th and Locust streets in Philadelphia.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns spends time with the pianists and singers of the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia.</p> Sat, 24 Jul 2010 16:03:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2383 at http://wrti.org Chamber Orch of Philadelphia--The Historical Society of PA--Entertainers of Reading Terminal Market