Classical Weekdays

Monday through Friday, 6 am to 6 pm

WRTI brings you the best recordings of works from the vast world of classical music every weekday from 6 am to 6 pm. Chamber music, symphonies, choral works, violin concertos, piano sonatas, and more...engagingly presented with insight and a smile by our knowledgeable hosts.

Playlists are at the bottom of this page.

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Playlist

September 04, 2013

6:06 AM
Concerto No. 9 for 2 oboes in C Op 9
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Composer : Tomasso Albinoni
Catalog : 550739 CD
Conductor : John Georgiadis
Orchestra : London Virtuosi
Label : Naxos
6:18 AM
Sinfonia No. 5 in b, Wq. 182
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Composer : Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Catalog : 73326 CD
Conductor : Thomas Fueri
Orchestra : Bern Camerata
Label : Denon
6:30 AM
Sinfoniain G
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Composer : Josef Myslivecek
Catalog : 4776418 CD
Conductor : Werner Erhardt
Orchestra : Concerto Koln
Label : D. Gramphn
6:40 AM
Tragic Overture Op 81
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Composer : Johannes Brahms
Catalog : 60118 CD
Conductor : Sir Colin Davis
Orchestra : Bavarian Radio Symphony
Label : RCA/BMG
7:06 AM
Sinfonia in G, RV 149
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Composer : Antonio Vivaldi
Catalog : 3171 CD
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Label : Analekta
7:15 AM
The Legionnaires
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Composer : John Philip Sousa
Catalog : 304 CD
Conductor : Leonard B. Smith
Orchestra : Detroit Concert band
Label : WalkingFro
7:18 AM
Slavonic Dance No. 8 in A-Flat Op 72
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Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 464601 CD
Conductor : Ivan Fischer
Orchestra : Budapest Festival Orchestra
Label : Philips
7:27 AM
Symphony No. 55 in B-Flat, K. 214x
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Composer : Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Catalog : 139 CD
Conductor : Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in Fields
Label : Pentatone
7:41 AM
Fra Diavolo Overture
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Composer : Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber
Catalog : 434309 CD
Conductor : Paul Paray
Orchestra : Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Label : Mercury
7:50 AM
Concerto Grosso No. 10 (after Scaratti)in D
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Composer : Charles Avison
Catalog : 438806 CD
Conductor : Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Academy of St Martin in Fields
Label : Philips
8:06 AM
Spanish Suite: In Malaga
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Composer : Frederic Curzon
Catalog : 223425 CD
Conductor : Adrian Leaper
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Symphony Orchest.
Label : MarcoPolo
8:17 AM
Navarra (Danza Espagnole) Op 33
Artist : Gil Shaham, violin; Adele Anthony, violin
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Composer : Pablo Sarasate
Catalog : 7 CD
Conductor : Alejandro Posada
Orchestra : Orchestra of Castille & Leon
Label : CanaryClas
8:26 AM
Jeux d’enfants Children’s Games Op 22
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Composer : Georges Bizet
Catalog : 421527 CD
Conductor : Charles Dutoit
Orchestra : Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Label : London/Dec
8:39 AM
THE TSAR’S BRIDE Overture
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Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 572788 CD
Conductor : Gerard Schwarz
Orchestra : Seattle Symphony Orchestra
Label : Naxos
8:47 AM
Nocturne (Notturno) for piano trio in E-Flat Op 148, D. 897
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Composer : Franz Schubert
Catalog : 6580 CD
Orchestra : Golub-Kaplan-Carr Trio
Label : Arabesque
9:06 AM
Overture in g
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Composer : Anton Bruckner
Catalog : 91206 CD
Conductor : Marek Janowski
Orchestra : Phil Orch of Radio France
Label : Vrgn Clscs
9:17 AM
Concerto for Oboe,Violin in c, BWV 1060
Artist : John Abberger, oboe
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Composer : Johann Sebastian Bach
Catalog : 9878 CD
Conductor : Jeanne Lamon
Orchestra : Tafelmusik
Label : Analekta
9:32 AM
Czech Suite (Bohemian Suite) Op 39
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Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 666563 CD
Conductor : Jose Serebrier
Orchestra : Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Label : Warner Bro
10:00 AM
Ancient Airs and Dances: Suite No. 1
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Composer : Ottorino Respighi
Catalog : 47116 CD
Conductor : Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra : Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
10:17 AM
Harpsichord Concerto in B-Flat, Wq. 28
Artist : Mikl¢s Sp nyi, tangent piano
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Composer : Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
Catalog : 857 CD
Orchestra : Concerto Armonico
Label : Bis
10:43 AM
The Rock Op 7
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Composer : Sergei Rachmaninoff
Catalog : 440604 CD
Conductor : Charles Dutoit
Orchestra : The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label : London/Dec
11:00 AM
Sonata for Clarinet and Orchestra
Artist : Dieter Klocker, clarinet
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Composer : Heinrich Joseph Baermann
Catalog : 65011 CD
Conductor : Milan Lajc¡k
Orchestra : Prague Chamber Orchestra
Label : Orfeo
11:14 AM
Symphony No. 1 in e Op 39
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Composer : Jean Sibelius
Catalog : 6555 CD
Conductor : Sir Alexander Gibson
Orchestra : Royal Scottish National Orch
Label : Chandos
12:07 PM
Sensemaya
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Composer : Silvestre Revueltas
Catalog : 555917 CD
Conductor : Enrique Barrios
Orchestra : Aguascalientes Symphony Orch.
Label : Naxos
12:17 PM
Sebastian Ballet Suite
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Composer : Gian Carlo Menotti
Catalog : 62517 CD
Conductor : Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra : NBC Symphony Orchestra
Label : RCA/BMG
12:43 PM
TSAR SALTAN: Flight of the Bumblebee
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Composer : Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Catalog : 62647 CD
Conductor : Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra : National Philharmonic Orch.
Label : CBS/Sony
12:44 PM
El Cid Suite
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Composer : Miklos Rozsa
Catalog : 63735 CD
Conductor : Miklos Rozsa
Orchestra : Hollywood Bowl Pops Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
1:01 PM
Miraculous Mandarin Suite Op 19
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Composer : Bela Bartok
Catalog : 65175 CD
Conductor : Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra : The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
1:24 PM
THE MERRY WIDOW: Overture
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Composer : Franz Lehar
Catalog : 999891 CD
Conductor : Michail Jurowski
Orchestra : Berlin Radio Symphony Orch.
Label : CPO
1:37 PM
THE MERRY WIDOW: Vilja-Lied
Artist : Monserrate Caballe, soprano; Javier Palacios, tenor; German State Opera Chorus
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Composer : Franz Lehar
Catalog : 72916 CD
Conductor : Robert Stolz
Orchestra : Berlin Symphony Orchestra
Label : RCA/BMG
1:40 PM
ROMEO ET JULIETTE: Ah je veux vivre....
Artist : Nicole Cabell, soprano
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Composer : Charles Gounod
Catalog : 6590 CD
Conductor : Sir Andrew Davis
Orchestra : London Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : London/Dec
1:45 PM
Variations on themes from Rossini’s The Barber of Seville Op 63
Artist : Francesco Nicolosi, piano
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Composer : Sigismond Thalberg
Catalog : 555501 CD
Label : Naxos
2:03 PM
La Marseillaise
Artist : Placido Domingo, tenor; Chicago Symphony Chorus
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Composer : Hector Berlioz
Catalog : 98800 CD
Conductor : Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra : Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Label : Teldec
2:13 PM
Grosse Fuge in B-Flat Op 133
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Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Catalog : 69792 CD
Orchestra : Alban Berg Quartet
Label : Angel/EMI
2:30 PM
St. Cecilia Mass: Sanctus
Artist : Jessye Norman, mezzo; Reg.Chr. Vittoria d’Ile de Fra
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Composer : Charles Gounod
Catalog : 432731 CD
Conductor : Lawrence Foster
Orchestra : Lyon National Opera Orchestra
Label : Philips
2:39 PM
Widmung (after Schumann)
Artist : Jon Nakamatsu, piano
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Composer : Franz Liszt
Catalog : 907409 CD
Label : Harm Mundi
2:45 PM
Poema concertante for violin & orchestra
Artist : Rachel Barton Pine, violin
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Composer : Xavier Montsalvatge
Catalog : 98642 CD
Conductor : Celso Antunes
Orchestra : NDR Radiophilharmonie
Label : Hanssler
2:58 PM
EIN NACHT IN VENEDIG: Processional March
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Composer : Johann Strauss II
Catalog : 223247 CD
Conductor : Johannes Wildner
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Symphony Orchest.
Label : MarcoPolo
3:00 PM
Saudades do Brasil Op 67
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Composer : Darius Milhaud
Catalog : 45809 CD
Conductor : Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra : National Orchestra of France
Label : Angel/EMI
3:09 PM
Violin Concerto #2 (I Profeti)
Artist : Itzhak Perlman, violin
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Composer : Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Catalog : 54296 CD
Conductor : Zubin Mehta
Orchestra : Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
3:42 PM
Diptyque Mediterraneen Op 87
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Composer : Vincent d'Indy
Catalog : 2 CD
Conductor : JoAnn Falletta
Orchestra : Buffalo Philharmonic
Label : BuffaloPO
4:06 PM
Schelomo, Hebraic Rhapsody for cello
Artist : Jacopo Scalfi, cello
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Composer : Ernest Bloch
Catalog : 6367 CD
Conductor : Paul Kantschieder
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : RS
4:28 PM
Robin Hood Suite
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Composer : Frederic Curzon
Catalog : 223425 CD
Conductor : Adrian Leaper
Orchestra : Slovak Radio Symphony Orchest.
Label : MarcoPolo
4:42 PM
Divertimento elegiaco for String Orch.
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Composer : Ture Rangstrom
Catalog : 553715 CD
Conductor : Petter Sundkvist
Orchestra : Swedish Chamber Orchestra
Label : Naxos
5:06 PM
SEMIRAMIDE Overture
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Composer : Gioacchino Rossini
Catalog : 50889 CD
Conductor : Sir Thomas Beecham
Orchestra : Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Angel/EMI
5:20 PM
Nocturne in B Op 40
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Composer : Antonin Dvorak
Catalog : 9391 CD
Conductor : Jiri Belohlavek
Orchestra : Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Label : Chandos
5:31 PM
Le Boeuf sur le Toit Op 58
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Composer : Darius Milhaud
Catalog : 9023 CD
Conductor : Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra : Ulster Orchestra
Label : Chandos
5:49 PM
Capriccio Diabolico
Artist : Carlos Barbosa-Lima, guitar
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Composer : Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Catalog : 42048 CD
Conductor : Plamen Djurov
Orchestra : Sofia Soloists Chamber Ensembl
Label : Concord

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Creatively Speaking
3:41 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Do You Know The First Figaro?

Neal Bledsoe as Count Almaviva, Adam Green as Figaro, and Naomi O'Connell as Rosine in Stephen Wadsworth's Beaumarchais adaptations, THE FIGARO PLAYS, at Princeton's McCarter Theatre through April, 2014.

Figaro, the wily barber of Seville, is portrayed in two great operas - the popular Rossini work that bears his name, and Mozart’s account of his marriage. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s David Patrick Stearns takes us to Princeton's McCarter Theatre and rehearsals for two of the plays by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais that originated the Figaro character.

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Creatively Speaking
12:02 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Composer Aaron Jay Kernis Honored In Delaware

Composer Aaron Jay Kernis

Philadelphia-area native Aaron Jay Kernis is among the most successful and prolific living American composers. The 54-year-old Pulitzer Prize winner has written music in almost every form except opera and ballet. WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports on a master of melody who this week receives a prestigious local award.

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ENCORE!
2:11 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

A Benjamin Britten Celebration with the New York Philharmonic: March 30, 4 PM

Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Join us for the Britten centenary celebrated on this week's New York Philharmonic broadcast, with two of the composer's best-loved works: the Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, and the choral Spring Symphony, Britten's celebration of winter's passing to spring. Sunday, March 30, 4 to 6 pm on WRTI. Alan Gilbert conducts.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
11:09 am
Thu March 27, 2014

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

Anne Akiko Meyers, with her recently acquired Guarneri violin, at NPR's Studio 1.
Jim Tuttle NPR

Originally published on Fri March 7, 2014 11:39 am

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
2:44 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Joseph Calleja: Tiny Desk Concert

Joseph Calleja performed a Tiny Desk Concert November 26.
Abbey Oldham Abbey Oldham/NPR

Malta, the island nation 50 miles south of Sicily, may be small, but it's home to one of the biggest stars in opera, tenor Joseph Calleja. And like his country's name, which may originate in the Greek word for honey, Calleja's voice is a potent mix of Italianate passion and sweetness. Just listen to how he pulls the volume back to a slender golden ray of tone several times in Tosti's gorgeous "Ideale," and especially the word "disciogliea" in the Puccini aria that closes this performance.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
5:15 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

John Adams' Psychedelic Oratorio Gives Voice To 'The Other Mary'

Composer John Adams.
Margaretta Mitchell

Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 10:36 am

For the millennium, in 2000 American composer John Adams completed a compelling, large-scale oratorio based on the nativity story called El Niño. Now he's composed a companion piece, The Gospel According to the Other Mary, a Passion oratorio mounted with his usual collaborator, the stage director and librettist Peter Sellars.

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
12:52 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

In The First Violins — At Least For One Night

Conductor Jeffrey Grogan led a motley — but very happy — assembly of professional, student and amateur musicians at the New Jersey Symphony's #OrchestraYou project in Newark, N.J. Saturday.
Fred Stucker Courtesy of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 8:24 pm

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Special Offers
5:31 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Special Offer: Philly POPS - Marvin Hamlisch Musical Tribute

Composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012)

Here's a singularly sensational special offer! Discounted tickets are available for all WRTI listeners to experience the Philly POPS special presentation: Marvin Hamlisch - A Musical Tribute.

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Cristian Macelaru Conducts The Philadelphians
1:07 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

The Philadelphians in Concert on WRTI: A Dazzling Performance by Cellist Hai-Ye Ni, March 9, 1 PM

Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Cellist Hai-Ye Ni

The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Tchaikovsky celebration from this past January continues on WRTI this Sunday at 1 pm with Associate Conductor Cristian Macelaru joined by Principal Cellist Hai-Ye

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WRTI Picks from NPR Music
8:03 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Music Takes Center Stage In Oscar-Nominated Documentaries

Egyptian singer-songwriter Ramy Essam, in the heady early days at Tahrir Square in 2011.
Mark LeVine Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 10:06 am

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