Crossover
3:58 pm
Sat July 24, 2010

A Tribute To Our Planet

Jill Pasternak interviews harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and composer George Fenton, who are as passionate about the environment as they are about their music.

Yolanda Kondonassis, harpist / George Fenton, composer

Grammy-nominated harpist Yolanda Kondonassis has authored Our House Is Round, a book that teaches children about the importance of protecting the Earth. She's also donating a portion of the proceeds from her album Air to the Environmental Defense Fund.

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Creatively Speaking
12:03 pm
Sat July 24, 2010

Chamber Orch of Philadelphia--The Historical Society of PA--Entertainers of Reading Terminal Market

Dirk Brosse is the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's new music director.

Jim Cotter speaks with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's executive director Peter Gistelinck, who has just renewed his contract for five years. The Orchestra begins its season in the fall with a new music director, Dirk Brosse.

Susan Lewis considers the beginnings, evolution, and contemporary mission of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its landmark building at 13th and Locust streets in Philadelphia.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:33 am
Thu July 22, 2010

Symphony in C on WRTI

Sunday, July 24

3 to 5 pm


Works by Robert Schumann and Anton Bruckner

Conductor: Rossen Milanov

Program:


SCHUMANN: Konzertstuck for Four Horns and Orchestra in F major

BRUCKNER: Symphony No. 7 in E major

Symphony in C website

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Hot Tip for The High Brow
1:46 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Hot Tip for the High Brow: Visiting Religious Landmarks

Hot Tip for the High Brow: Visiting Religious Landmarks

Philadelphia, PA – WRTI's Dave Conant offers his advice on exploring our region's sacred spaces.

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Audio Archive
1:34 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

Actor James Earl Jones

Actor James Earl Jones

Philadelphia, PA – The veteran star of screen and stage discusses his legendary voice, and his choice of roles.

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Creatively Speaking
1:28 pm
Mon July 19, 2010

The Barnes Foundation's New Home

WRTI's Jim Cotter speaks with architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien on their design philosophy for the Barnes Foundation's new home in Center City, Philadelphia.

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News and Views
11:11 am
Mon July 19, 2010

Haiti: Six Months After The Earthquake

Haiti: Six Months After The Earthquake

Philadelphia, PA – Last January, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated the island nation of Haiti, killing 300,000 people, leaving 1.5 million homeless, and destroying the nation's already deteriorating infrastructure. WRTI's Windsor Johnston takes a look at how the country is faring six months later.

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Crossover
4:57 pm
Sat July 17, 2010

Virtuoso Flutist Robert Stallman

Jill's guest this week is flutist Robert Stallman. His new CD, The Nightingale in Love, features works for solo flute and ensemble from the late French Baroque era, and was recently released on the Bogner's Cafe label.

Mr. Stallman's unique sound has repeatedly captured the attention of music lovers, ever since his mentor, Jean-Pierre Rampal, judged him early on to be "one of the most gifted musicians I have ever encountered."

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Creatively Speaking
4:09 pm
Sat July 17, 2010

BalletX in July--Yannick Nezet-Seguin--Wicked Philadelphia Continues

As BalletX turns 5 years old, Susan Lewis considers the contemporary ballet company and its summer program.

We listen back to Jim Cotter's recent interview with Yannick Nezet-Seguin, the music director designate of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

As part of a companion series to his latest book Wicked Philadelphia, Tom Keels uncovers a notorious 19th-century, grave-robbing scandal that reached from the city's poorest to the highest ranks of its medical elite.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
11:49 am
Fri July 16, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Mahler Tribute


Sunday, July 18

3 to 5 pm


Gustav Mahler 150th Anniversary

Archival Recording:

NY Philharmonic Performing Works by Mahler

Mahler Centenary Concert In 1960

PROGRAM:

Mahler: Symphony No. 5

Mahler: Symphony No. 10, Adagio

Info about NY Philharmonic

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