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Crossover
9:43 am
Thu January 15, 2009

Maestro Christofer Macatsoris

Maestro Christofer Macatsoris

Music Director of The Academy of Vocal Arts since 1977, Maestro Macatsoris began his conducting career in Italy at the Conservatory in Milan. He went on to study conducting privately with such famed maestri as Fausto Cleva, Max Rudolf, and Tullio Serafin, and studied composition with Vincent Persichetti. Among his many performance credits are appearances with Philadelphia Lyric Opera Company, Pennsylvania Opera Company, San Francisco Opera Center, and numerous regional opera companies.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
11:18 am
Tue January 13, 2009

New York Philharmonic: Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano

Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano


Sunday, January 18
3 to 5 pm
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Susan Graham, Mezzo-Soprano

Program:

Susan Graham sings arias from Verdi's La forza del destino, Rossini's La gazza ladra, Mozart's La clemenza di Tito, Leh?r's The Merry Widow, Saint-Sa?ns' Danse Macabre, and more...

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Crossover
4:42 pm
Sat January 10, 2009

Flutist Robert Stallman

Flutist Robert Stallman

Flutist Robert Stallman won the George W. Chadwick Medal from the New England Conservatory of Music and received a Koussevitsky Fellowship and the C.D. Jackson Prize at Tanglewood. As a Fulbright Scholar, he studied in Paris with Jean-Pierre Rampal and since then has developed an international reputation as performer, master teacher, editor and arranger who has done much to expand the flute repertoire.

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Creatively Speaking
10:34 am
Sat January 10, 2009

A is for Art Museum--Fulfilling a Prophecy--Sacred Harp Singing--Philly a Brewery Town?

Philadelphia Museum of Art

We listen back to Jim Cotter's conversation with Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker, the authors of the children's book A is for Art Museum. We also drop in on an art program for pre-schoolers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Susan Lewis considers the Penn Museum exhibition Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania.

Jason Peifer explores Sacred Harp Singing, a resurgent a cappella singing tradition that dates back to the early 1800s.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
1:02 pm
Thu January 8, 2009

Symphony in C on WRTI: January 11

Clint Needham


Sunday, January 11
3 to 5 pm
Symphony in C

Rossen Milanov, conductor
Alon Goldstein, piano soloist

Program:
Grieg: Piano Concerto in a minor
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
*Clint Needham: Radiant Nation
*2008-2009 winner of Symphony in C's Young Composers Competition

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Audio Archive
12:39 pm
Mon January 5, 2009

Conversations with Jeff Duperon: January 2010 Schedule

Conversations with Jeff Duperon

Friday nights, 6:30 pm

January 9: Vocalist Laika Fatien
January 16: The Jazz Meet-Up Group
January 23: Tenor Saxophonist Houston Person
January 30: Saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman

Program Descriptions

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
11:18 am
Fri January 2, 2009

Works by Late Russian Romantic Composer Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Glazunov combined the spice of Russian nationalism with the smoothness of European symphonic music. On this edition of Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, we'll hear the music of this transitional and important figure, the student of Rimsky-Korsakov, and the teacher of Shostakovich.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:53 am
Fri January 2, 2009

ASCAP Honors WRTI

ASCAP President Marilyn Bergman with Maureen Malloy and Dave Conant


Dave Conant and Maureen Malloy Accept National Award in NYC
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recently honored WRTI with the ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award for outstanding classical music and jazz programming. Dave Conant and Maureen Malloy accepted the award during a ceremony in December at The Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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Crossover
2:16 pm
Tue December 30, 2008

Evan Perri: Hot Club of Detroit Guitarist

Night Town - Hot Club of Detroit's New Album

Jill Pasternak interviews Perri, who along with the rest of the Hot Club will  appear at Chris' Jazz Cafe on October 31.

More than seven decades after the innovations of the Quintette du Hot Club de France, featuring guitar virtuoso Django Reinhardt, combos called Hot Clubs carry on the gypsy jazz sound around the globe in Tokyo, San Francisco, Seattle, Sweden, Norway, Austria, and many other locales. Led by fast-fingered Reinhardt disciple Evan Perri, the Hot Club of Detroit offers a fresh take on the tradition.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:44 am
Mon December 29, 2008

New York Philharmonic on WRTI--Julia Fischer Plays Mozart


Sunday, January 4
3 to 5 pm
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Violinist Julia Fischer is guest soloist



Program:

J.S. Bach: BrandenburgConcerto No. 1? ??? ??? ?
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish? ??? ??? ?
Schumann: Symphony No. 4

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