Crossover

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
Label : BERLIN CLASSICS
12:00 PM
Death and Transfiguration op 24
Artist : Manfred Honeck
Album : Tone Poems / Don Juan / Death & Transfiguration
Composer : Richard Strauss
Label : Reference Recordings

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Crossover
9:06 am
Sat January 14, 2012

A Tribute to Soprano Ruby Elzy

Soprano Ruby Elzy

The extraordinary soprano Ruby Elzy was personally chosen by George Gershwin to create the leading role of Serena in the original production of Porgy and Bess. After singing in more than 800 performances, and drawing fame for her signature song "My Man's Gone Now," the Juilliard-trained vocalist - plucked from poverty in Mississippi - was set to take on the role of Aida when tragedy struck at age 35.

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4:52 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg is Jill's guest. The world-famous violinist, a Curtis grad and winner of the Naumburg Violin Competition in 1981, launched her own recording label (NSS Music) in 2005, and is also concertmaster and music director of her own orchestra, the NEW CENTURY Chamber Orchestra based in San Francisco.

NSS Music released Together, Nadja's first recording collaboration with NEW CENTURY, in 2009.

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11:18 am
Sat December 31, 2011

Maestro David Amado

Join Jill Pasternak as she interviews Delaware Symphony Orchestra Music Director David Amado.

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Music Features
3:51 pm
Sat December 17, 2011

Maestro Peter Nero

Philly Pops Music Director Peter Nero is Jill Pasternak's guest this week. The Philly Pops 2011 holiday concert series runs from December 14th to 22nd at the Kimmel Center.

Crossover
12:32 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Flutist Joshua Smith

Grammy-nominated flutist Joshua Smith is Jill Pasternak's guest this week. He's performing at the American Philosophical Society on December 13th in a Philadelphia Chamber Music Society concert.

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12:03 pm
Sat November 19, 2011

Local FROM THE TOP stars on Crossover

Jill Pasternak chats with two young musicians from our community about their experience being featured on the nationally syndicated radio show FROM THE TOP. Meet 18-year-old trumpeter Jacob Hernandez from Philadelphia, and 16-year-old violinist Amy Semes from Broomall.

Jacob and Amy will be featured on FROM THE TOP on Sunday, November 20th at 2 pm on WRTI. Don't miss it!

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12:55 pm
Fri November 11, 2011

Opera Icons on Crossover

Join Jill Pasternak for highlights from interviews with three opera icons: Tenor Stephen Costello, baritone Thomas Hampson, and tenor Salvatore Licitra who died tragically this past September in a Vespa accident; he was only 43 years old. Jill interviewed him in 2005.

Enjoy Opera Day on WRTI!

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11:03 am
Sat November 5, 2011

Harpist Elizabeth Hainen

Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Harpist Elizabeth Hainen is Jill Pasternak's guest this week.

Elizabeth Hainen's website

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4:33 pm
Sat October 29, 2011

Classical Guitarist Sharon Isbin

Join Jill Pasternak as she interviews multiple Grammy Award-winning guitarist Sharon Isbin. Her latest CD, Sharon Isbin & Friends: Guitar Passions is highlighted.

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10:37 am
Sat October 22, 2011

Organist Marilyn Keiser

Organist Marilyn Keiser is Jill Pasternak's guest this week. She'll be in Philadelphia performing on the Kimmel Center's Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ on November 5th.

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