Baroque Music http://wrti.org en Tempesta di Mare: The Philadelphia-Based Baroque Orchestra http://wrti.org/post/tempesta-di-mare-philadelphia-based-baroque-orchestra <p>The violin concertos known as &quot;The Four Seasons&quot; may be among the most popular and well-known works of Baroque music. But it was another work by Vivaldi that was the inspiration for the name of a Philadelphia-based Baroque orchestra.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 21:20:10 +0000 Susan Lewis 3837 at http://wrti.org Tempesta di Mare: The Philadelphia-Based Baroque Orchestra Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): A Look at His Life and Legacy http://wrti.org/post/johann-sebastian-bach-1685-1750-look-his-life-and-legacy <p>WRTI's Susan Lewis profiles the Master of Baroque! The great German composer, organist, harpsichordist, violist, and violinist J. S. Bach's birthday is March 21st. The Bach Festival of Philadelphia is March 30th to April 1st at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Rittenhouse Square.</p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 14:55:58 +0000 Susan Lewis 3414 at http://wrti.org Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): A Look at His Life and Legacy Handel's MESSIAH at the Ballet http://wrti.org/post/handels-messiah-ballet <p>Susan Lewis considers George Frideric Handel's iconic 18th-century oratorio and its interpretation in dance as the Pennsylvania Ballet presents choreographer Robert Weiss' MESSIAH, set to the music of Handel. The final performances of MESSIAH, at the Academy of Music, are on March 17th.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 11:14:22 +0000 Susan Lewis 3413 at http://wrti.org Handel's MESSIAH at the Ballet