Crossover
12:59 pm
Sat July 25, 2009

Canadian Violinist Angele Dubeau

One of Canada's most prominent virtuoso violinists, Angele Dubeau has performed on the world's greatest stages in a spectacular career that has spanned over 30 years with performances in over 30 countries. While her talent, virtuosity, and musicality have been recognized with many awards over the years, audiences have connected with Dubeau because of her captivating performances, generosity, and passion.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
10:17 am
Thu July 23, 2009

New York Philharmonic: Works by George Crumb and Hans Werner Henze

Contemporary German composer Hans Werner Henze


Sunday, July 26

3 to 5 pm


New York Philharmonic - Archival Performances


Works by George Crumb and Hans Werner Henze

Program:

George Crumb: Star Child

Hans Werner Henze: Symphony No. 9


Conducted by Pierre Boulez, David Gilbert, James Chambers, Larry Newland, and Kurt Masur

Soloists include Irene Gubrud, Edward Herman, Jr., Brooklyn Boys Chorus, Berlin Radio Choir, Bell Ringers of the Trinity School

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Creatively Speaking
3:17 pm
Wed July 22, 2009

Frank McCourt--Simeone Foundation Museum--Village of Arts & Humanities--Germantown's History Hunters

Jim Cotter interviewed the late Frank McCourt in 2008.

We listen back to Jim Cotter's 2008 interview with Frank McCourt. The acclaimed author died on Sunday, July 19th, 2009 at age 78.

Jason Peifer takes us to the Simeone Foundation Museum, home to a world-class collection of historic sports and race cars.

Susan Lewis visits North Philadelphia's Village of Arts and Humanities, which evolved from the creation of art parks on abandoned lots into a community-based arts program.

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News and Views
10:31 am
Mon July 20, 2009

An Interview with Walter Cronkite

The late Walter Cronkite spoke with WRTI's Windsor Johnston in 2006.
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Creatively Speaking
12:52 pm
Sat July 18, 2009

Sustainability and Civic Engagement--PA Guild of Craftsman--Eileen Perez and Stephen Costello

From Into the Open: Rebar Panhandle Bandshell Flyout. San Francisco, California, 2008.

Susan Lewis looks at a new exhibition at the National Constitution Center exploring the ways American architects are using recycled materials to address social issues.

Jason Peifer explores the role and history of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsman, a 65-year-old organization dedicated to preserving and promoting fine crafts. Their Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair is on July 25th and 26th in Wilmington.

David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to a performance with the Ocean City Pops by husband and wife opera stars Eileen Perez and Stephen Costello.

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Crossover
10:46 am
Sat July 18, 2009

Serbian Classical Guitarist and Composer Maya Le Roux Obradovic

Symphonic and Guitar is Maya Le Roux Obradovic's latest CD.

Join Jill Pasternak when she interviews Serbian guitarist and composer Maya Le Roux Obradovic. Her latest CD - Symphonic and Guitar - is filled with her own compositions, many inspired by the colorful folklore of the Balkans that were the setting of her early childhood. She moved to Geneva, Switzerland at age five, and eventually studied music at Conservatoire superieur de Geneve and then in Paris. Geneva is Maya's home, but her Serbian roots infuse her music; Symphonic and Guitar is a collaboration with Radio Belgrade Orchestra and Sinfonietta Beograd String Orchestra.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
2:40 pm
Fri July 17, 2009

New York Philharmonic: Works by Rossini, Berlioz, and Tchaikovsky


Sunday, July 19

3 to 5 pm


New York Philharmonic

Highlights from the 2007/2008 season, includes works by Rossini, Berlioz, and Tchaikovsky

Conducted by Riccardo Muti, Sir Colin Davis, and Lorin Maazel


Program:

Rossini: Semiramide Overture

Berlioz: Les nuits d'ete

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathetique

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WRTI Spotlight
2:11 pm
Wed July 15, 2009

JAZZ: The 1959 Sound


This has been an important year for jazz anniversaries: Blue Note turned 70, Prestige turned 60 and, of course, Miles Davis' Kind of Blue turned 50. All of these accomplished innovators have one thing in common - they were turning out extremely influential jazz in the year 1959.

On Sunday, July 26th at 7 pm, WRTI presents a one-hour program highlighting some of the classic recordings from that magical year.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
1:00 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

New York Philharmonic: 50 Years at Lincoln Center and Welcome to Maestro Alan Gilbert

Alan Gilbert is the new music director and conductor of the New York Philharmonic


Sunday, July 12

3 to 5 pm


New York Philharmonic

Conducted by Alan Gilbert

Works by Beethoven, Schuman, and Brahms

Program:

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

Schuman: Symphony No. 8

Brahms: Symphony No. 4

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Creatively Speaking
11:09 am
Wed July 8, 2009

Painter Elizabeth Osbourne at PAFA--The City of Nutterly Love--Out on a Limb at Morris Arboretum

We listen again to Jim Cotter's interview with Elizabeth Osborne. Her work is the subject of The Color of Light, an exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Jason Peifer previews The City of Nutterly Love: Funny as Bell! A new review by the world-famous Second City comedy company at the Philadelphia Theatre Company opens this week.

Tom Keels takes us Out on a limb - a new installation at the Morris Arboretum takes audiences on a journey through the tree tops.

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