WRTI Presents: Philadelphia Orchestra Day! Friday, January 31, 6 AM to 6 PM
Listen today at 90.1 FM, or online here, as we celebrate our very own Fabulous Philadelphians with 12 hours of their finest performances conducted by Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin, as well as legacy recordings of legendary conductors including Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang Sawallisch, and Eugene Ormandy. Some of your favorite orchestra musicians will say hello!
Pledge Here before 6 pm, or call 1-866-809-9784 and you'll automatically be entered into our Philadelphia Orchestra Family Concert Contest.
Two listeners will each receive 4 tickets to the March 22nd family concert Pinocchio and Cartoon Classics, featuring Rossini’s famous overtures to William Tell and The Barber of Seville. Charlotte Blake Alston tells the story of a wooden puppet who wants to be a real boy in Michael Gandolfi’s imaginative Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland, accompanied by images of artwork created by the audience. Cristian Macelaru conducts.
WRTI is proud to partner with the Orchestra to bring you weekly live, recorded concerts from Verizon Hall - every Sunday at 1 pm on WRTI with host Gregg Whiteside. You can help keep these treasured broadcasts on the air for the entire community to to enjoy with your pledge today. Thank you!