Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos http://wrti.org en The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: A Fabulous All-French Program, Dec. 8, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-fabulous-all-french-program-dec-8-1-pm <p>This Sunday at 1 pm, from a concert at the end of October, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos returns to conclude his two-week residency, with a French afternoon of exotic, colorful music - Ravel’s Second Suite from his ballet <em><strong>Daphnis and Chloé</strong>, </em>Debussy’s colorful images of a musical seascape in his most-famous work, <em><strong>La Mer</strong></em>, and showcasing German violinist Augustin Hadelich, making his Philadelphia &nbsp;Orchestra debut in Lalo’s exuberant <em><strong>Symphonie espagnole</strong>.</em></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:20:42 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6758 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert on WRTI: A Fabulous All-French Program, Dec. 8, 1 PM The Philadelphia Orchestra Plays Beethoven, Liszt, and Respighi on WRTI: Sunday at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-plays-beethoven-liszt-and-respighi-wrti-sunday-1-pm <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast this Sunday, December 1st at 1 pm brings you a Verizon Hall concert from mid October, that saw the return to the podium of perennial audience favorite Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, who made his Philadelphia Orchestra (and United States) debut in 1969. The Maestro kicks off a two-week residency, the second week of which includes his 150th performance with the Orchestra here in Philadelphia.</p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 12:18:12 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6726 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra Plays Beethoven, Liszt, and Respighi on WRTI: Sunday at 1 PM Ludwig van Beethoven: Ceremonial and Humorous http://wrti.org/post/ludwig-van-beethoven-ceremonial-and-humorous <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ludwig van Beethoven, born in &nbsp;1770, continues to be explored and rediscovered.&nbsp; As </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Susan Lewis reports, on </span>WRTI’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> concert broadcast on Sunday, December 1st, 2013, The Philadelphia Orchestra will play a rarely heard overture from 1811, and Beethoven’s </span>8th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> symphony, composed the following year. Rafael</span> Fruhbeck de Burgos conducts.</p><p>http://youtu.be/vSmzyzEQ6Vk</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:37:14 +0000 Susan Lewis 6714 at http://wrti.org Ludwig van Beethoven: Ceremonial and Humorous The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert: Orff, Hummel, & Haydn, March 17, 2 pm http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-orff-hummel-haydn-march-17-2-pm-0 <p>This Sunday on WRTI, Carl Orff's iconic&nbsp;<em>Carmina burana</em> headlines a program that also features The Philadelphia Orchestra's Principal Trumpet David Bilger in a performance of Hummel's beloved Trumpet Concerto, as well as Haydn's rarely performed&nbsp; Symphony No. 1. <strong>Sunday, March 17, 2 to 4 pm.</strong></p><p>Guest Conductor Rafael Fruehbeck de Bourgos, who knew Carl Orff and gave the first performance of&nbsp;<em>Carmina burana&nbsp;</em>in Spain, will direct The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Philadelphia Singers, &nbsp;the American Boychoir, and soloists in this authoritative performance from February at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall. &nbsp;</p><p>Orff's raucous retelling of 24 medieval poems praises springtime, love, lust, and fortune. It requires a huge orchestra and a chorus singing a mix of old languages. The riveting choral refrains of "O Fortuna" open and close <em>Carmina burana.</em> While many sections of this iconic work have been re-used in movies and commercials, nothing equals the power when you hear this live, in its entirety.</p><p><strong>Intermission Features:</strong></p><p></p><p></p><p>Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Conductor<br>David Bilger, Trumpet<br><br><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/carmina-burana-0?date=2013-02-14_20-00" target="_blank"><strong>Program Notes for <em>Carmina burana </em>and more...</strong></a><br><br><strong><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/calendar" target="_blank">Check out The Philadelphia Orchestra Website Here</a><br><br><strong>PROGRAM:</strong><br>HAYDN: Symphony No. 1 in D major</strong><br>I. Presto<br>II. Andante<br>III. Finale: Presto<br><br><strong>HUMMEL: Trumpet Concerto in E major</strong><br>I. Allegro con spirito<br>II. Andante<br>III. Rondo<br><br><strong>Intermission, featuring a conversation with Maestro Fruehbeck<br><br>ORFF: <em>Carmina burana</em></strong><br>Erin Morley: Soprano<br>Nicholas Phan: Tenor<br>Hugh Russell: Baritone<br>The Philadelphia Singers Chorale<br>David Hayes, Music Director<br>The American Boychoir<br>Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Music Director</p><p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:06:46 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5271 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert: Orff, Hummel, & Haydn, March 17, 2 pm The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Bach, Beethoven, and More! March 10 at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-concert-wrti-bach-beethoven-and-more-march-10-1-pm <p>This Sunday on WRTI, listen to The Philadelphia Orchestra in a recorded program of music spanning 200 years, as the eminent Spanish conductor Rafael Fruehbeck de Borgos conducts a Stokowski Bach transcription, Philadelphia favorite André Watts performs Beethoven's Emperor Concerto, and Liszt’s <em>Les Preludes</em> gets its first performance by the Philadelphians in 16 years!</p><p>We’ll also hear Paul Hindemith’s festive and pleasant Concert Music For Strings and Brass from a concert in early February.</p><p><strong>Join host Gregg Whiteside on Sunday, March 10, from*1 to 3 pm</strong> for The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert, from The Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall – <em>*one hour earlier than usual </em>– on WRTI 90.1 FM and the All-Classical stream at wrti.org.</p><p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wrti/files/201303/WattsandBeethoven.pdf" target="_blank"><strong>Download the Program Notes Here</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert" target="_blank"><strong>The Philadelphia Orchestra website</strong></a></p><p><strong>Sunday, March 10th, 1 to 3 pm</strong>:</p><p>Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Conductor<br>André Watts, Piano<br><br><strong>PROGRAM</strong>:<br>Bach -&nbsp;"Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme"<br>Beethoven -&nbsp;Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor")<br>INTERMISSION<br>Hindemith -<em>&nbsp;</em>Concert Music for Strings and Brass<br>Liszt -<em>&nbsp;Les Préludes</em></p><p><strong>Intermission Features: </strong></p><p></p><p><br> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 20:23:21 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 5227 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Bach, Beethoven, and More! March 10 at 1 pm Phila. Orch. Principals--Phila. Theatre Co.'s GOLDEN AGE--Healing War Veterans--PRISM Quartet's 25th http://wrti.org/post/phila-orch-principals-phila-theatre-cos-golden-age-healing-war-veterans-prism-quartets-25th <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Philadelphia Orchestra principal harp Elizabeth Hainen, and principal cello Hai-Ye Ni. Both are soloists in upcoming concerts under Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to the <i>Golden Age</i>, a new play by Terrence McNally. The Philadelphia Theater Company production premieres January 22.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Gala True, a Veterans Administration medical anthropologist studying the use of story telling techniques found in folklore and oral history projects, to help heal Afghan and Iraq war veterans.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles PRISM Quartet. The all-saxophone group, celebrating its 25th anniversary, has built a repertoire of more than 100 pieces.</p> Sat, 23 Jan 2010 14:42:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2287 at http://wrti.org Phila. Orch. Principals--Phila. Theatre Co.'s GOLDEN AGE--Healing War Veterans--PRISM Quartet's 25th