WRTI Spotlight
10:01 am
Thu October 27, 2011

It's Yannick Week!

WRTI presents a weeklong celebration of The Philadelphia Orchestra's Music Director Designate Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Join us each day this week, from November 7th to the 11th, to hear Yannick's recordings of music by Mahler, Beethoven, Debussy, Bruckner, and more. We'll also hear from the maestro himself! He'll be in the WRTI studios sharing his musical philosophy and his vision for the Philadelphia Orchestra. It's a unique, Yannick week of music. Don't miss it!
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Friday Highlights:

10 am

Pierre Mercure: Kaleidoscope

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

11 am

Cesar Franck: Symphony in d minor

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

2 pm

Bruckner Symphony no. 7 in E major

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

5:30 pm

Richard Strauss: Four Last Songs

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Rotterdam Philharmonic

Dorothea Roschmann, soprano

Thursday Highlights:

12 noon

Anton Bruckner: Symphony No. 9 in d minor

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

2 pm

Florent Schmitt: Tragedy of Salome

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Wednesday Highlights:

9 am

Nino Rota: Harp Concerto

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Jennifer Swartz, harp

10 am

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Violin Concerto

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Rotterdam Philharmonic

Renaud Capucon, violin

3 pm

Nino Rota: Symphonic Suite from La Strada

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

4 pm

Pietro Mascagni: Intermezzo and Aria from Cavalleria Rusticana

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Marc Hervieux, tenor

5 pm

Claude Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Tuesday Highlights:

10 am

Debussy: La Mer

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

12:30 pm

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in c sharp minor

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

The Philadelphia Orchestra (from a concert in October 2010)

5:30 pm

Giacomo Puccini: Preludio Sinfonica

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Nino Rota: Trombone Concerto

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

Alain Trudel, trombone

Monday Highlights:

11 am

Beethoven: Violin concerto

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Renaud Capucon, violin

Rotterdam Philharmonic

2 pm

Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben

Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Rotterdam Philharmonic

4 pm

Benjamin Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes

Yannock Nezet-Seguin, conductor

Orchestre Metropolitain, Montreal

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Concerts featuring Maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin leading the Philadelphia Orchestra in November