WRTI Spotlight
4:44 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

<a href=>End-of-Year Contributions to WRTI: The Time is Now!</a>

Have you relied on WRTI throughout the year? Have we been your constant companion? Day in and day out? If the music lifts you up, comforts you, or sometimes makes you tap your toes and smile, remember it's member support - Your Support - that keeps all of WRTI's programming going strong.

Please make a year-end contribution to WRTI. You'll feel great knowing that you're keeping the music on the air for your own enjoyment, and for the benefit of the entire community.

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CD Selections
11:41 am
Tue November 23, 2010

Who Loves WRTI?

Stephen Tirpak - Musician, Composer, Arranger is a WRTI Member

A New Jersey-based trumpet and trombone player, Stephen has toured worldwide playing with John Legend since 2007 as the horn section leader and arranger. He's appeared on Good Morning America, Late Show with David Letterman, Jay Leno Show, Late Night with Conan O'Brian, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Ellen DeGeneres Show, The View, NBA All-Star Halftime Show, the Super Bowl Tailgate Party, and more.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
2:40 pm
Sun November 21, 2010

Kimmel Center Presents...On WRTI

Sunday, November 21

3 to 5 pm

-Kronos Quartet

-Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin the Passionate Patriot

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Kronos Quartet

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel

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News and Views
6:48 am
Sun November 21, 2010

Politics And The River: Will a Sustainable Solution to Sharing Delaware River Water Be Achieved?

Politics and The River: Will a Sustainable Solution to Sharing Delaware River Water Be Achieved?

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WRTI Spotlight
2:17 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Music for The Perfect Thanksgiving

Classical Music Families: A 300-Year Review for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday, November 26, and Saturday, November 27

Thanksgiving weekend is family "get-together" time and the perfect time to hear music written and/or performed by some of the leading musical families of the past 300 years including the Bach family, the Scarlattis, the Viennese Strausses, the Jarve family of conductors and others. Enjoy!

From all of us at WRTI, here's to a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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2:08 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Joan Sutherland and Ruby Elzy Profiles

Sopranos Ruby Elzy and Dame Joan Sutherland are featured this week.

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News and Views
7:49 am
Mon November 15, 2010

TUNE UP PHILLY: The Local Start of an El Sistema-Inspired Endeavor

Classical Stories
11:54 am
Fri November 12, 2010

Polish Classical Composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki Dies At 76


Polish composer Henryk Mikolaj Gorecki, famous for his "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs," including one about a woman who was held prisoner by the Gestapo, died on November 12, 2010, following a serious illness. He was 76.

Read the article by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Listen to Gorecki's "Symphony of Sorrowful Songs"

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Classical Stories
2:04 pm
Mon November 8, 2010

A Day at The Opera on WRTI

An Opera Extravaganza!

Saturday, November 20

6 am to 6 pm

You're invited to a fabulous 12-hour day of opera featuring beloved arias, choruses, and ballet excerpts culminating in an unforgettable broadcast of Verdi's Rigoletto at 1 pm, with Dame Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti.

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11:18 am
Mon November 8, 2010

WRTI Classical Countdown 2010: A List of Your Top 30 Classical Works

We counted down your top 30 classical works on WRTI over Labor Day Weekend.

Did you guess any of the 30 works that made the list?
Could you predict that the WRTI #1 favorite classical piece was Beethoven's Symphony No. 9?

We hope you enjoyed this special weekend of programming!

A big thank you to everyone who voted during the first three weeks of August! -->

The 2010 WRTI Labor Day Weekend Classical Countdown

Here's Last Year's List of Your Top 30 Classical Works:

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