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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Creatively Speaking
3:08 pm
Fri March 5, 2010

Simone Dinnerstein--Phila Singers, Relache & Orchestra 2001--DE Art Museum--Composer Bill Cunliffe

Jim Cotter speaks with Simone Dinnerstein. The internationally acclaimed pianist performs with the Chiara Quartet on March 7th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns previews a performance by Philadelphia Singers and the new music ensembles Relache and Orchestra 2001 featuring premieres by Philip Glass, Steven Reich, and Joseph Castado.

Susan Lewis profiles the Delaware Art Museum, which continues a tradition of telling stories through art.

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Crossover
11:07 am
Fri March 5, 2010

Samuel Barber Tribute Part 1

Join Jill Pasternak and special guests for a centennial tribute to West Chester, Pennsylvania native Samuel Barber. Featured this week are faculty members of West Chester University College of Visual and Performing Arts including pianist Carl Cranmer, cellist and conductor Ovidiu Marinescu, and baritone Randall Scarlatta. Other guest artists are Mimi Stillman, flutist, and Charles Abramovic, pianist. Ms. Stillman is the founder and director of the Dolce Suono Chamber Music Concert Series. Mr. Abramovic, a member of the Dolce Suono Trio, is also a professor of piano at Temple University.

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News and Views
7:28 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

Philadelphia International Flower Show 2010: Passport to the World

The 2010 Philadelphia International Flower Show runs from now until March 7th at the PA Convention Center.
Classical Stories
11:04 am
Mon March 1, 2010

Samuel Barber Centennial

This year we mark the 100-year anniversary of the birth of American composer Samuel Barber - a West Chester, Pennsylvania native and Curtis graduate.

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Classical Stories
3:47 pm
Sat February 27, 2010

200 Years of Chopin


WRTI Classical Host Gregg Whiteside Opines on the Music of Frederic Chopin

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Crossover
2:30 pm
Sat February 27, 2010

Palast Orchester Band Leader Max Raabe

Join Jill Pasternak when she speaks with German vocalist Max Raabe, leader of the 12-piece Palast Orchester. Raabe and his orchestra specialize in recreating the sound of German dance and film music of the 1920s and 1930s; they'll bring their signature panache and high style to classic tunes from the Golden Age of song on March 5th at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia.

The ensemble has achieved international success for original arrangements of works by Gershwin, Porter, and Berlin, delivered with amusing nostalgia.

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Creatively Speaking
3:18 pm
Fri February 26, 2010

Picasso and the Avant-Garde--Avenging Angel of the Organ World Cameron Carpenter--Wicked Phila.

Three Musicians, 1921, Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish, Oil on canvas, 80 1/2 x 74 1/8 inches (204.5 x 188.3 cm), A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

Susan Lewis explores the Philadelphia Museum of Art's new exhibition, Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris.

Cameron Carpenter fancies himself as the avenging angel of the organ world. He dresses in white - with rhinestones. He plays with a phenomenal technique. And he wants to change everything. David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to his upcoming concert at the Kimmel Center.

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