Creatively Speaking
10:34 am
Sat January 10, 2009

A is for Art Museum--Fulfilling a Prophecy--Sacred Harp Singing--Philly a Brewery Town?

Philadelphia Museum of Art

We listen back to Jim Cotter's conversation with Katy Friedland and Marla K. Shoemaker, the authors of the children's book A is for Art Museum. We also drop in on an art program for pre-schoolers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Susan Lewis considers the Penn Museum exhibition Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania.

Jason Peifer explores Sacred Harp Singing, a resurgent a cappella singing tradition that dates back to the early 1800s.

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Piano Jazz
1:49 pm
Fri January 9, 2009

John Pizzarelli On Piano Jazz

John Pizzarelli.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri April 6, 2012 11:18 am

Guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli is one of the hottest acts in jazz today. With his hip, swinging and sophisticated style, he makes music that sounds both classic and thoroughly modern.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
1:02 pm
Thu January 8, 2009

Symphony in C on WRTI: January 11

Clint Needham

Sunday, January 11
3 to 5 pm
Symphony in C

Rossen Milanov, conductor
Alon Goldstein, piano soloist

Grieg: Piano Concerto in a minor
Sibelius: Symphony No. 5
*Clint Needham: Radiant Nation
*2008-2009 winner of Symphony in C's Young Composers Competition

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Audio Archive
12:39 pm
Mon January 5, 2009

Conversations with Jeff Duperon: January 2010 Schedule

Conversations with Jeff Duperon

Friday nights, 6:30 pm

January 9: Vocalist Laika Fatien
January 16: The Jazz Meet-Up Group
January 23: Tenor Saxophonist Houston Person
January 30: Saxophonist David "Fathead" Newman

Program Descriptions

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
11:18 am
Fri January 2, 2009

Works by Late Russian Romantic Composer Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Glazunov

Alexander Glazunov combined the spice of Russian nationalism with the smoothness of European symphonic music. On this edition of Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection, we'll hear the music of this transitional and important figure, the student of Rimsky-Korsakov, and the teacher of Shostakovich.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:53 am
Fri January 2, 2009


ASCAP President Marilyn Bergman with Maureen Malloy and Dave Conant

Dave Conant and Maureen Malloy Accept National Award in NYC
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recently honored WRTI with the ASCAP Deems Taylor Radio Broadcast Award for outstanding classical music and jazz programming. Dave Conant and Maureen Malloy accepted the award during a ceremony in December at The Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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2:16 pm
Tue December 30, 2008

Evan Perri: Hot Club of Detroit Guitarist

Night Town - Hot Club of Detroit's New Album

Jill Pasternak interviews Perri, who along with the rest of the Hot Club will  appear at Chris' Jazz Cafe on October 31.

More than seven decades after the innovations of the Quintette du Hot Club de France, featuring guitar virtuoso Django Reinhardt, combos called Hot Clubs carry on the gypsy jazz sound around the globe in Tokyo, San Francisco, Seattle, Sweden, Norway, Austria, and many other locales. Led by fast-fingered Reinhardt disciple Evan Perri, the Hot Club of Detroit offers a fresh take on the tradition.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:44 am
Mon December 29, 2008

New York Philharmonic on WRTI--Julia Fischer Plays Mozart

Sunday, January 4
3 to 5 pm
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Violinist Julia Fischer is guest soloist


J.S. Bach: BrandenburgConcerto No. 1? ??? ??? ?
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5, Turkish? ??? ??? ?
Schumann: Symphony No. 4

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WRTI Spotlight
3:42 pm
Tue December 23, 2008

Top 50 of 2008: Your Favorite New Jazz Releases of the Year

The top 50 most requested songs of the year, based on WRTI listener-generated requests from the weekly Jazz Hot 11 Countdown.


Kenny Garrett
Intro to Africa
Mack Avenue

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
1:29 pm
Tue December 23, 2008

New York Philharmonic on WRTI

Soprano Deborah Polaski stars as Elektra

New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Sunday, December 28
3 to 5 pm

Richard Strauss: Elektra (in concert)

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