Jack Moore

Classical Host

Jack has been in the broadcasting biz for over 30 years, and his career has covered every aspect of the radio industry from on-air hosting to programming, and from sales to management. His many years of experience include stints at radio stations in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and upstate New York, including six years at WFLN. Jack joined WRTI in 1997 as a classical host and has been program director since 2002.

At Glassboro State College (now Rowan University), Jack majored in music. He still maintains an active professional career as a violist and conductor and has been music director of the Ambler Symphony since 1996; principal conductor of the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia since 1997; and music director of the Olney Symphony since 2002.

Jack is a frequent guest conductor of orchestras throughout the region, including the Ocean City Pops, the Bucks County Symphony, and the Old York Road Symphony. He has also worked with educational and school orchestras in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland and has appeared with symphonies in Europe and Russia.

Jack can be heard on weekdays from 10 am to 2 pm, and on the first Saturday of each month from 5 to 6 pm.

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WRTI Spotlight
10:09 am
Sun September 16, 2012

Lancaster Symphony Joins WRTI's Concert Line-Up: Sept. 16th at 3 pm on Encore!

Join WRTI in welcoming the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra to Encore! In this first broadcast it's a mostly French program, with a little Gershwin for good measure.  We'll hear Music Director Stephen Gunzenhauser conduct Roussel's Bacchus et Ariadne Ballet Suite, the Suite No. 2 from Maurice Ravel's masterful Daphnis et Chloe, and George Gershwin's An American in ParisThis Sunday, September 16th, 3 to 5 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
9:48 am
Sat September 15, 2012

Haydn and Bach With the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Sept. 16th, 5 pm on Encore!

Maestro Dirk Brosse

It's an afternoon of Haydn, Faure, and Bach on our monthly Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia broadcast. Dirk Brosse conducts the familiar Pavane of Gabriel Faure. Then, two works led by Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn - the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, and the Symphony No. 99 of Joseph Haydn.

Sunday, September 16th, 5 to 6 pm. Join us!

WRTI Spotlight
11:11 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Remembering 9/11 on WRTI

Join us on September 11th for special programming honoring the memory of all who were lost 11 years ago. We'll mark the event with Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings at 8:46 am, and Robert Moran's hauntingly beautiful Trinity Requiem at 2 pm, featuring the Trinity Youth Chorus.

WRTI Spotlight
7:51 am
Sun September 9, 2012

Organ and Brass: Sept. 9th at 3 pm on Encore!

Organist Jeffrey Brillhart rehearses with Canadian Brass.

Renowned organist Jeffrey Brillhart plays the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ, in a program of Bach, Brahms, Vierne, Gabrielli, Scheidt, and Faure.  He'll be joined by the acclaimed Canadian Brass for an afternoon of musical fireworks! Recorded in concert at the Kimmel Center this past March. Listen on WRTI: Sunday, September 9th, 3 to 4 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
5:11 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Chamber Music from Wolf Trap: Sept. 9th, 4 pm on Encore!

WRTI takes you to one of the world's most-respected chamber music festivals at Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia.  It's music by Handel, Corelli, William Boyce, and Mozart's Quartet in B-flat, K. 458 "The Hunt," featuring the American String Quartet. Join us on Sunday, September 9th, 4 to 5 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
4:32 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Champions of American Song: Song of America, Sept. 9th at 5 pm on Encore!

Over the course of the 20th century, our classical singers were enthusiastic advocates for songs by American composers. In this installment of Thomas Hampson's Song of America series you'll hear the music they brought to far-flung audiences through recitals, phonograph records, and radio broadcasts. Sunday, September 9th, 5 to 6 pm.

Song listings with composer/poet, and performers.

The Top 30 Listener Favorites
8:48 am
Tue September 4, 2012

WRTI Classical Countdown 2012 - The List!

Your 30 Favorite Classical Works, as chosen by you!

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WRTI Spotlight
8:31 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

The NY Philharmonic: The Artistry of Magnus Lindberg, Sept. 2 on Encore!

Composer Magnus Lindberg

Finnish composer Magnus Lindberg is the Philharmonic's composer-in-residence, at the invitation of Music Director Alan Gilbert.  Lindberg's music opened the 2009-10 season of the Philharmonic, Gilbert's first concert as music director.  This Sunday, it's an all-Lindberg program, with the opening work, Expo, as the first item on the program.  We'll also hear the world-premiere performance of his Piano Concerto No. 2, with Pianist Yefim Bronfman as soloist. Sunday, September 2nd, 3 to 5 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
3:26 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

NY Philharmonic at the Vail Valley Music Festival: August 26, 3 pm on Encore!

Pianist Yefim Bronfman

Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the NY Philharmonic in concert performances of two works from their summer home in Colorado: the Sinfonia Espansiva, Carl Nielsen's Symphony No. 3 for large orchestra with a wordless soprano and baritone obbligato, and the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, one of the cornerstones of the repertoire.  Yefim Bronfman joins the orchestra for the Brahms. Sunday, August 26th  3 to 5 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
1:13 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Ives the Chronicler: Song of America on ENCORE! August 26, 5 pm

American composer Charles Ives was unprecedented at suiting his musical style to the story he wanted to tell; he created dozens of surprising “snapshots in song” of what it was like to be alive in America during his lifetime.

Baritone Thomas Hampson hosts this compelling series of programs covering the history of music in America, and its impact on society. Sunday, August 26, 5 to 6 pm.

Song listings with composer/poet, and performers.

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