The Fabulous Philadelphians on WRTI
3:23 pm
Wed February 12, 2014

Schumann, Mork, Sawallisch and The Philadelphia Orchestra on WRTI, Feb 16 at 1 PM

This Sunday at 1 pm, it's a Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert archival broadcast celebrating the legacy of the Orchestra’s late conductor laureate, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and featuring Norwegian cellist Truls Mork.

Philadelphia Orchestra musicians - violinist Jonathan Beiler and bassoonist Mark Gigliotti - reflect on their experiences working with Maestro Sawallisch.

In this concert, recorded in 2002 at Verizon Hall, Mork will play the Schumann Cello Concerto in A minor. Also on the program, the Manfred Overture, and the Symphony No. 4 – all Schumann, and conducted by Maestro Sawallisch in memorable performances just a few years before his last appearance with the Philadelphians.

During intermission, Susan Lewis speaks with a number of Philadelphia Orchestra musicians; their memories of performing with Maestro Sawallisch are very touching.

That's this Sunday, February 16th, from 1 to 3 pm on WRTI. Gregg Whiteside is producer and host.

WRTI's Susan Lewis speaks with orchestra musicians about Wolfgang Sawallisch.


Robert Schumann: Manfred Overture

Robert Schumann: Cello Concerto in a Minor

Robert Schumann: Symphony No.  4

Conductor, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Cellist, Truls Mork

***Next Sunday, February 23rd at 2 pm, it's a LIVE Philadelphia Orchestra broadcast from the Kimmel Center with Yannick Nezet-Seguin, cellist Johannes Moser, and the Philadelphians in a program featuring Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Strauss. If you'd like ticket Information, it's here!