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10:36 am
Fri June 3, 2011

Mark Pinto Recommends...

Rued Langgaard: Music of the Spheres

You don't need to listen long into Langgaard's Music of the Spheres to know you're experiencing something remarkable - a sound world decades ahead of its time (1918). This is visionary music by a Scandinavian composer who forged his own way despite the criticism of, and rejection by, the musical establishment in his own country.

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CD Selections
11:05 am
Thu June 2, 2011

Bob Perkins Recommends...

Karrin Allyson Ballads: Remembering John Coltrane

It has been said that necessity is the mother of invention. If that is true, than singer/pianist Karrin Allyson must find it a necessity to be inventive: She appears to be always looking for new ways to present her music...taking chances that other singers either have not thought of, or dare not try.

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News and Views
7:49 am
Thu June 2, 2011

THAT'S HOW WE ESCAPED - REFLECTIONS ON WARHOL at the Institute of Contemporary Art

Creatively Speaking
12:25 pm
Sat May 28, 2011

Crossing's Month of Moderns--Morton Feldman Fest--OCP's PHAEDRA--Christopher O'Riley--Mutter Museum

Composer Morton Feldman (1926-1987)

David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to three cutting-edge events happening simultaneously over the coming weeks in Philadelphia: The Crossing Choir's Month of Moderns Festival, Bowerbird's festival devoted to the music of Morton Feldman (including the composer's six-hour string quartet) and Opera Company of Philadelphia's U.S. premiere of Hans Werner Henze's Phaedra.

Jim Cotter speaks with Christopher O'Riley, pianist and host of the popular national radio program From the Top.

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Contests
3:14 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

<a><h3>Enter Our Philadelphia Museum of Art "Dual Plus" Membership Contest</h3></a>

You could win membership benefits for two adults to the PMA for an entire year, plus much more! Entries must be received on May 27th by 12 midnight to qualify. Good luck!

Of course, if you're not an active WRTI member, we hope you'll consider joining us or renewing your yearly membership very soon.

Classical Stories
12:07 pm
Fri May 27, 2011

Memorial Day Weekend on WRTI

Join us from Saturday morning through Tuesday morning for non-stop fabulous music. You'll hear American works by Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, John Philip Sousa, and other favorites, and patriotic works honoring America's servicemen and women. Big Band music will have you swinging and singing through the holiday evenings and early-morning hours. Plus, a high school sophomore from Lansdale, PA is showcased on From the Top this Sunday. What a weekend!

Special Programming on Sunday Includes:

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Contests
11:28 am
Thu May 26, 2011

<a><h3>Enter Our "Two Outstanding Box Sets of Music" Contest</h3></a>

Would you love to win fabulous box sets of music by Ludwig van Beethoven and Miles Davis? Pledge now to win BEETHOVEN EDITION: COMPLETE WORKS (85-CD Box Set) and KIND OF BLUE: 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR'S EDITION. Entries must be received on May 26th by 12 midnight to qualify. Good luck!

Of course, if you're not an active WRTI member, we hope you'll consider joining us or renewing your yearly membership very soon.

Contests
2:03 pm
Tue May 24, 2011

<a><h3>Enter Our iPad 2uesday Contest</h3></a>

Would you LOVE to win a 16GB WiFi iPad 2 loaded with fabulous collections of classical music or jazz? Here's your chance! Entries must be received on May 24th by 12 midnight to qualify. Good luck!

Of course, if you're not an active WRTI member, we hope you'll consider joining us or renewing your yearly membership very soon.

Creatively Speaking
4:06 pm
Sat May 21, 2011

Mezzo-Soprano Susan Graham--Artist and Designer Roberto Capucci

The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns profiles the world-renowned mezzo-soprano Susan Graham. She's featured in concert performances of the Berlioz masterpiece The Damnation of Faust with the Philadelphia Orchestra on May 27th and 28th.

Susan Lewis considers the Italian artist and designer Roberto Capucci, whose work is now on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Contests
2:05 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

<a><h3>Enter Our Philadelphia Museum of Art "Dual Plus" Membership Contest</h3></a>

You could win membership benefits for two adults to the PMA for an entire year, plus much more! Entries must be received on May 20th by 12 midnight to qualify. Good luck!

Of course, if you're not an active WRTI member, we hope you'll consider joining us or renewing your yearly membership very soon.

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