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.
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.
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!