Piano Jazz
10:49 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Jimmy McPartland On Piano Jazz

Jimmy McPartland.
Michael Ochs Archives / Getty Images

Piano Jazz celebrates the late, great Jimmy McPartland: early jazz cornetist, singer, and the husband and mentor of host Marian McPartland. This week's program features highlights from Jimmy McPartland's 1990 guest appearance on Piano Jazz, and a centennial celebration of his birth from the 2007 JVC Jazz Festival.

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News and Views
11:01 am
Mon March 15, 2010

A Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Sodas? It's Being Proposed in Philadelphia

A Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Sodas? It's Being Proposed in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter wants to raise revenue and combat obesity with a tax on soft drinks containing sugar. On this week's News and Views, WRTI's Jim Hilgen examines the Mayor's proposal, and its implications for the city and its residents.

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Creatively Speaking
11:52 am
Sat March 13, 2010

Chopin and Ballet--Curtis Opera Theatre's Antony and Cleopatra--Philadelphia on Stone

Susan Lewis considers why Chopin's music appeals to ballet choreographers, as Pennsylvania Ballet stages a trio of works on March 13 and 14, 2010 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the 19th-century composer's birth.

As part of celebrations of Samuel Barber's centenary, David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to performances of Antony and Cleopatra by the Curtis Opera Theatre.

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Crossover
11:44 am
Sat March 13, 2010

Samuel Barber Tribute Part 2

Samuel Barber

Join Jill Pasternak and special guests for a centennial tribute to West Chester, Pennsylvania native Samuel Barber. In Part 2 of a series, this week's program features faculty artists from West Chester University's College of Visual & Performing Arts. Guests include Randall Scarlatta, baritone, Carl Cranmer, pianist, and Ovidiu Marinescu, cellist and conductor.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
11:35 am
Thu March 11, 2010

Academy of Vocal Arts on WRTI: <i>Jubilate!</i>


Sunday Afternoon Concert: 3 to 6 pm

Sunday, March 14


Jubilate!

Sacred Music and Oratorio Masterpieces

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WRTI Spotlight
2:37 pm
Wed March 10, 2010

Nat King Cole Celebration on WRTI HD-2


Voices In Jazz

Sunday, March 14

On WRTI HD-2 and the All-Jazz Stream at wrti.org

3 to 6 pm


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News and Views
9:07 pm
Sun March 7, 2010

National Constitution Center Exhibition Explores Influence of Ancient Rome on America

Sunday Afternoon Concert
12:11 pm
Sat March 6, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Mozart's Jupiter and a Christopher Rouse Premiere

Christopher Rouse, composer


Sunday, March 7

3 to 5 pm

New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Liang Wang, Oboe

Mark Nuccio, Clarinet

Judith LeClair, Bassoon

Philip Myers, Horn

Program:

MOZART: Sinfonia concertante for Winds

CHRISTOPHER ROUSE: Odna Zhizn
(World Premiere: New York Philharmonic Commission)

MOZART: Symphony No. 41, Jupiter

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WRTI Spotlight
11:26 am
Sat March 6, 2010

Honoring Women Composers in March


WRTI's Tribute to Women's History Month

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
10:42 am
Sat March 6, 2010

Works by Elinor Remick Warren

"Composer to the Stars" - Elinor Remick Warren

Works by Elinor Remick Warren

In this edition of Discoveries, we'll hear music by one of the leading American women composers of the mid-20th century. Elinor Remick Warren was also pianist to the stars, and the wife of a Hollywood producer. Solidly in the American Romantic tradition of Howard Hanson and Samuel Barber, there's also a streak of French impressionism shining through her music.

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