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Crossover
2:05 pm
Sat May 19, 2007

Gilad, percussionist

A percussionist extraordinaire who has successfully made a name for himself in the international jazz scene.

Crossover
1:03 pm
Wed May 16, 2007

JONATHAN BISS, piano

Jonathon Biss has a flourishing international career established through his orchestral and recital performances in North America and Europe and now through his recordings for EMI. His recent recording of Schumann's Fantasie in C, Op.17, Arabeske in C, Op.18 and Kreisleriana, Op.16 has been widely and very warmly acclaimed.

Creatively Speaking
11:28 am
Sat May 12, 2007

Jackie Ryan, jazz vocalist

A conversation with Jackie Ryan discusses her CD "This Heart of Mine." Jason Peifer talks with the creators and performers of "Lookingglass Alice" at the Arden Theatre this month. The Lookingglass Theatre production incorporates circus arts with the stories of Lewis Carroll; Susan Lewis spends time exploring stoop art. A community project on the banks of the Schuylkill canal.

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Crossover
4:21 pm
Sat May 5, 2007

Joshua Bell, violinist

Joshua Bell visits once again to discuss his latest projects, and a very interesting experiment he was involved in.

Crossover
4:00 pm
Sat May 5, 2007

Stanley Cowell and Julianne Baird

We hear a wonderful interview that had been lost (and miraculously found) between eminent jazz pianist-composer Stanley Cowell and acclaimed soprano Julianne Baird. Bob Perkins joins Jill in this very interesting conversation.

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Creatively Speaking
10:23 am
Sat May 5, 2007

Christoph Eschenbach, Philadelphia Orchestra

As the Philadelphia Orchestra prepares to release its latest CD, we speak with music director Christoph Eschenbach. Jason Peifer examines the role of the dramaturg in theater. Susan Lewis looks ahead to the Japanese Masters of the Brush, the latest exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  

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WRTI Spotlight
2:09 pm
Wed May 2, 2007

EXPLORING MUSIC with Bill McGlaughin

Bill McGlaughin

An Invitation to the Dance, Part II -- This week, we'll focus on ballet music by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Schubert: even Beethoven!

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughin

Weeknights, 6:00PM


(on HD-2 and classical stream)

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WRTI Spotlight
10:42 am
Wed May 2, 2007

HD CONCERTS

This week on WRTI-HD2 (and also on our Classical Stream) we begin a nightly series of concerts from some of the world's great orchestras.

HD Concerts

Weeknights, 8:00PM

(on HD-2 and classical stream)

MONDAY

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News and Views
9:58 am
Wed May 2, 2007

FALSTAFF: Opera Company of Philadelphia

Roberto di Candia, who charmed as the Barber of Seville last season, is back at the Academy of Music, with more tricks and a lot of padding to sing the Opera Company of Philadelphia's Falstaff.

FALSTAFF: Opera Company of Philadelphia

Academy of Music

May 2, 2007

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News and Views
9:27 am
Sat April 28, 2007

CHRISTOPH ESCHENBACH and JULIA FISCHER: Philadelphia Orchestra

Julia Fischer, young, beautiful, and from Munich, is playing the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Philadelphia Orchestra. During Saturday's performance I could not keep Yehudi Menuhin from mind. The program didn't mention him, so the next morning I looked up her website and discovered that in her teens she won two international Menuhin Competitions under the violinist's supervision. The Beethoven concerto was Menuhin's signature piece, and Ms. Fischer's interpretation, while every bit her own, conveys a radiance & purity that recalls the late artist.

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