Carl Orff http://wrti.org en It's Carmina Burana and The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: Oct. 27 at 1 pm http://wrti.org/post/its-carmina-burana-and-philadelphia-orchestra-wrti-oct-27-1-pm <p style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: normal;">Following a weekend of Philadelphia Orchestra concerts at Verizon Hall under guest conductor Rafael Freuhbeck de Borgos, be sure to join us this Sunday afternoon at 1 pm to hear a rebroadcast of a concert from this past February that featured Maestro Freuhbeck&nbsp;conducting one of his signature works, <em>Carmina&nbsp;Burana!&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 18:43:10 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6598 at http://wrti.org It's Carmina Burana and The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI: Oct. 27 at 1 pm 60th Anniversary Classical CD Highlight: Orff, O Fortuna from Carmina Burana http://wrti.org/post/60th-anniversary-classical-cd-highlight-orff-o-fortuna-carmina-burana <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">"O Fortuna" from Carl </span>Orff's<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> </span><em>Carmina<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; "> </span>Burana</em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">, performed by the ​</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Chorus, and Youth Chorus, and the Highcliffe Junior Choir, conducted by Marin Alsop, </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; ">is&nbsp;featured on CD 2 in the WRTI 60th Anniversary Classical 3-CD set.</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "><em>Carmina Burana</em>&nbsp;begins with a blast in the opening section, "O Fortuna"—Luck, Empress of the World. Then a quiet, rhythmic repetition follows, with a smashing conclusion about the forces of life controlled by Fortune and Fate. The 25th and last section repeats the first. What's between the bookends?</p><div><em>Carmina Burana</em>&nbsp;means "Songs of the Beurens," and are medieval poems, mostly in Latin, discovered in a monastery in 1803 in Bavaria. The musical collection includes the ephemeral pleasures of spring, health, drinking, gambling, and lust.</div><p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; "> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 22:46:14 +0000 Rolf Charlston 6433 at http://wrti.org 60th Anniversary Classical CD Highlight: Orff, O Fortuna from Carmina Burana Charles Dutoit, Chief Conductor, Philadelphia Orchestra http://wrti.org/post/charles-dutoit-chief-conductor-philadelphia-orchestra <p>A conversation with Charles Dutoit, chief conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra in 2008; Susan Lewis reports on Pennsylvania Ballet's brand new work based on Carl Orff's Carmina Burana; Jason Peifer takes a look at a theater company that recently relocated to Philadelphia after losing their New Orleans home to Hurricane Katrina.</p> Sat, 10 Mar 2007 18:57:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1849 at http://wrti.org