Saturday, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join Jill Pasternak every Saturday for her weekly interview show spotlighting notable music and musicians from the classical and jazz worlds - and the periphery as well!  Totally un-scripted and spontaneous, Crossover sounds like nothing else on the dial -- more like friends chatting over coffee than a broadcast interview.

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April 05, 2014

11:30 AM
Der Rosenkavalier Op. 59, TrV 227: Act III: Waltz Sequence No. 2
Artist : Manfred Honeck
Album : Golden Pavilion: Selection of Orchestral Classics
Composer : Richard Strauss
12:00 PM
Death and Transfiguration op 24
Artist : Manfred Honeck
Album : Tone Poems / Don Juan / Death & Transfiguration
Composer : Richard Strauss
Label : Reference Recordings


4:05 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Music for Youth's YOU GOT RHYTHM Competition

Music for Youth's inaugural competition for piano, violin, and voice is called "You Got Rhythm," and is dedicated to the memory of George Gershwin on the 75th anniversary of his death.  Take a backstage look at the competition with Jill Pasternak's guests including Victoria Kogan - the founder of Music for Youth, International Opera Theater's Karen Saillant, Russian pianist Daniel Kramer, virtuoso pianist Susan Starr, and Francesca Gershwin, the grand-niece of George Gershwin.

3:32 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Cypress String Quartet

WRTI's Jill Pasternak speaks with violinist Tom Stone and cellist Jennifer Kloetzel from the Cypress String Quartet about their new CDs - The American Album and the three-volume set Beethoven's Late Quartet.

4:54 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Violinist Joshua Bell

WRTI's Jill Pasternak speaks with violinist Joshua Bell on Saturday, April 14th, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. The world-renowned virtuoso updates us on his life, his longtime collaboration with pianist Jeremy Denk, and his new appointment as music director of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. He appears at the Kimmel Center on April 16th with the ensemble.

8:39 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

The First Philadelphia Flamenco Festival

Jill Pasternak discusses the first Philadelphia Flamenco Festival with Elba Hevia y Vaca, artistic/executive director of Pasión y Arte, the Festival's presenting organization.

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10:36 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman is Jill Pasternak’s esteemed guest on Crossover. The world-renowned violinist appeared at the Kimmel Center last December.

4:23 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

Classical Guitarist David Burgess

Classical guitarist David Burgess is Jill's guest. His recital with the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society is on March 11th at Settlement Music School in Queen Village.

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2:11 pm
Sat March 3, 2012

Canadian Brass and Organist Jeffrey Brillhart

Join Jill Pasternak as she interviews The Canadian Brass, along with organist Jeffrey Brillhart. Both will be appearing together in concert at the Kimmel Center on March 10th as part of the Kimmel's Fred J Cooper Memorial Organ series.

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4:07 pm
Sat February 25, 2012

Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers

Join Jill Pasternak as she interviews Anne Akiko Meyers. The violinist's new CD with the English Chamber Orchestra, Air: The Bach Album, features the A minor & E Major Concerti plus the Double Concerto. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Classical Albums Chart.

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4:30 pm
Sat January 28, 2012

Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman

Itzhak Perlman is Jill Pasternak's esteemed guest this week. The world-renowned violinist appeared at the Kimmel Center last December.

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3:28 pm
Sat January 21, 2012

Classical Guitarist Manuel Barrueco

Famed guitarist Manuel Barrueco

Jill Pasternak speaks with classical guitar virtuoso Manuel Barrueco. During the last three decades, Mr. Barrueco's international tours have taken him to some of the most important musical centers in the world. And his recording catalogue includes over a dozen CDs covering the majority of the guitar repertoire. Mr. Barrueco's recording of the famed Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo, with Placido Domingo conducting the Philharmonia Orchestra, is considered by many critics to be the finest rendition of this work to date.

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