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.

JazzSet
10:59 am
Thu May 26, 2011

Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White On JazzSet

Originally published on Thu May 17, 2012 11:10 am

The 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival in the fall of 2009 helped kick off the return of Return to Forever, the stellar fusion band from the 1970s — now a trio with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on piano, bass and drums, respectively.

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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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Crossover
10:00 am
Sat May 21, 2011

Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Harpist Elizabeth Hainen

Jill Pasternak speaks with Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Harpist Elizabeth Hainen about the upcoming Lyra Society concert featuring 30 harpists led by Maestro Charles Dutoit.

Four harpists will perform with Ms. Hainen during this Crossover show as a preview to the May 26th concert at Curtis' Field Hall.

In addition to Ms. Hainen, we'll hear Kimberly Rowe, Dani Xia, Elizabeth Morgan Ellis, and Gian Torrano Jacobs perform just for WRTI listeners.

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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.

Contests
9:20 am
Tue May 17, 2011

<a><h3>Enter Our "Around the Town" Ticket Giveaway Contest </h3></a>

You could win multiple tickets to 15 fabulous attractions in the WRTI listening area - perfect for rainy or sunny days of summer. Entries must be received on May 18th 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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