Vladimir Jurowski's Fascinating Family Connection With Rachmaninoff's Songs

Feb 1, 2016

WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast on Sunday, February 7 at 1 pm features several works of a celebrated Russian composer, conductor and pianist who had a close relationship with the ensemble. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, the concert will be led by someone with connections of his own to the music and the man.

Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski leads the Orchestra in a program featuring one of Rachmaninoff's most well-known works for symphony and orchestra, The Bells. The four-movement choral symphony is based on the poem of the same name by Edgar Allen Poe. Listen this Sunday, February 7 at 1 pm on WRTI. Program information here