Jazz Stories
10:44 am
Tue January 3, 2012

Wynton Marsalis Group: Live in Concert

The world-renowned trumpeter leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in the music of Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver on New Year's Eve.

It's an hour and a half of New Orleans Ragtime jazz!--From NPR Music
Listen to the Concert Here

A New Year's Jazz Celebration from New York City! Enjoy...

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CD Selections
1:41 pm
Mon January 2, 2012

Maureen Malloy Recommends...

Come Sunday
Charlie Haden & Hank Jones

Early in 2010, bassist Charlie Haden and pianist Hank Jones got together to record a follow-up to their 1995 (smash hit) album of spirituals and traditional music, Steal Away. They made the decision that a small handful of traditional carols, with a message of peace, would make it onto the album. The result is Come Sunday. It was recorded in February 2010, shortly before Jones' passing.

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CD Selections
10:46 am
Mon January 2, 2012

Jill Pasternak Recommends...

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in d minor, op. 30
Vladimir Horowitz, piano
The New York Philharmonic; Eugene Ormandy, conductor

It's not often that we re-discover or even newly discover treasures that are hidden in our libraries, but this one is irresistible and undeniably the most exciting recording of one of the most technically demanding works in the piano repertoire - Sergei Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto.

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Creatively Speaking
1:57 pm
Sat December 31, 2011

Creatively Speaking: 2011 in Review

Join us as we look back at the past year in the arts in our region, and bring you the highlights of the news, issues, and events, and the people who made it all happen.

We've witnessed great performances in music, theater, and dance and some stunning exhibitions in a variety of venues. It's also been a year of change and surprises.

Happy New Year from all of your friends at WRTI!

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11:18 am
Sat December 31, 2011

Maestro David Amado

Join Jill Pasternak as she interviews Delaware Symphony Orchestra Music Director David Amado.

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News and Views
9:39 am
Sat December 31, 2011

All About Curtis Institute of Music: Philadelphia's World-Renowned Conservatory

News and Views
9:41 am
Mon December 26, 2011

The Life and Work of 19th-Century English Writer Charles Dickens

WRTI Spotlight
11:21 am
Sun December 25, 2011

New Year's Eve with EL VIAJE: Salsa and Latin Jazz!

Saturday, December 31

9 pm to midnight

Get out your dancing shoes! Ring in the New Year with WRTI's David Ortiz, host of the fabulously popular Latin jazz program El Viaje, heard every Saturday night on WRTI.

Join David as he counts down the 35 hottest Salsa and Latin jazz releases of 2011 from 9 pm to midnight. It's the perfect music for a New Year's shindig.

From all of your friends at WRTI, here's to a happy and healthy 2012!

Happy New Year from WRTI!

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WRTI Spotlight
11:03 am
Sat December 24, 2011

New Year's from Vienna with Mariss Jansons

Sunday, January 1

4 to 6 pm

WRTI presents the Vienna Philharmonic's annual concert with the Vienna Boys Choir, recorded earlier in the day, featuring the lively and nostalgic music from the vast repertoire of the Johann Strauss family and their contemporaries.

This popular annual tradition is heard in over 50 countries as the Philharmonic sends the world a New Year's greeting in the spirit of hope, friendship, and peace. The 2012 concert is led by the Latvian conductor Mariss Jansons.

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Classical Stories
3:12 pm
Mon December 19, 2011

Christmas with The Crossing Choir on WRTI: December 25

3 to 4 pm

If you haven't heard of The Crossing chamber choir, here's the perfect opportunity to hear their gorgeous voices on WRTI. The highly acclaimed Philadelphia-based ensemble, directed by Donald Nally, is a 24-voice professional choir dedicated to performing contemporary and recently composed vocal music. Listen to the ensemble's inaugural broadcast on WRTI - you'll hear their magnificent Christmas Daybreak concert, recorded especially for broadcast.

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