ENCORE!

Sunday, 4 to 6 pm

Join us every Sunday for WRTI's afternoon concert series, recorded live both locally and nationally. Included in the schedule: Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA), Symphony in C, The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, New York Philharmonic, The Crossing Choir, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, and the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, and more.

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Playlist

April 21, 2013

4:30 PM
Wind of Change
Artist : Adam Frandsen, tenor
Album :
Composer : Klaus Meine
Conductor : Ignat Solzhenitsyn
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Label : Recorded in performance
4:31 PM
Epitaph for the Victims of Communism
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Mikhail Dmitrievich Smirnov
Conductor : Ignat Solzhenitsyn
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Label : Recorded in performance
4:33 PM
Symphony No. 9 in d Op 125 Choral
Artist : Mendelssohn Club; Katie Van Kooten, soprano; Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano; Norman Reinhardt, tenor; and Luis Ledesma, bass-baritone
Album :
Composer : Ludwig Van Beethoven
Conductor : Ignat Solzhenitsyn
Orchestra : Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Label : Recorded in performance

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WRTI Spotlight
12:35 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

The New York Philharmonic: Sunday July 1st at 3 pm on ENCORE!

Alan Gilbert is the music director of the New York Philharmonic.

Conductors Jeffrey Kahane and Alan Gilbert present a rich program including the works of J.S. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Debussy, and Ravel.

Soloists:

Jeffrey Kahane - Harpsichord and Piano

Sheryl Staples, violin

Liang Wang, oboe

Michelle Kim, violin

Marc Ginsburg, violin

Lisa Kim, violin

 

Program:

Concert for Violin and Oboe - J.S. Bach

Symphony No. 33 - Mozart

Piano Concerto No. 1 - Beethoven

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WRTI Spotlight
12:12 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Wanamaker Organ Hour: July 1st at 5 pm on ENCORE!

Peter Richard Conte

WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte are joined by Alan Morrison, chair of organ studies at the Curtis Institute of Music, and four of his students: Thomas Sheehan, Bryan Anderson, Caroline Robinson, and Patrick Kreeger on Sunday, July 1st, from 5 to 6 pm. 

Mr. Sheehan and Mr. Anderson will perform a number of works, including Seth Bingham's Roulade, Richard Wagner's Overture to Tannhauser, and Julius Reubke's Sonata on the 94th Psalm.

WRTI Spotlight
11:35 am
Thu June 21, 2012

The Crossing: Sunday June 24th at 3pm on ENCORE!

The Crossing

The Crossing, conducted by Donald Nally and known for their innovation and commitment to new music, premiere's a work by composer Francis Pott commissioned for the opening concert of the National Conference of the Association of Anglican Musicians.

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WRTI Spotlight
4:28 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Song of America: Sunday June 24th at 5pm on ENCORE!

Thomas Hampson

Join Thomas Hampson for a program showcasing the songs of Stephen Foster. "Stephen Foster's music is the trunk of the tree of American song, sturdy with songs we love to sing," says Hampson. In this program he interviews Ken Emerson,  author of Doo-Dah! Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture. They'll explore Foster's music, the varied artistic roots he drew from, and the musical branches that grew from his work.

WRTI Spotlight
10:12 am
Sun June 17, 2012

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: June 17th on ENCORE!

Cellist Sara Sant'Ambrogio

It's our monthly visit with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia this Sunday from 5 to 6 pm. Music Director Dirk Brosse conducts Mendelssohn's Hebrides Overture, the Valse Triste of Sibelius, and Schumann's Cello Concerto. Guest soloist is Sara Sant'Ambrogio.

About The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

WRTI Spotlight
10:11 am
Sun June 17, 2012

The New York Philharmonic: Yo-Yo Ma, Beethoven's 9th, and Dvorak's Cello Concerto on ENCORE!

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

Join us on Sunday, June 17th from 3 to 5 pm for a special broadcast featuring Kurt Masur on the podium.

Program:

Dvořák: Cello Concerto  
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9  

Artists:

Kurt Masur, Conductor        
Yo-Yo Ma, Cello    
Sylvia McNair, Soprano            
Florence Quivar, Mezzo-Soprano            
Stuart Neill, Tenor        
René Pape, Bass

WRTI Spotlight
9:56 am
Sun June 10, 2012

The Crossing: Sunday, June 10th at 3 pm on ENCORE!

The Crossing

This is the second broadcast in The Crossing's Month of Moderns series, featuring a world-premiere collaboration with Network for New Music. The 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winner Lewis Spratlan composed a concert-length work for The Crossing; Hesperus is Phosphorus loosely takes the form of a kind of secular vespers – a passage, or crossing, through the philosophical and spiritual canyons of our time. Drawing on the words of American poets, playwrights, and physicists, Spratlan’s music explores growth and loss in our ever-expanding world of discovery.

WRTI Spotlight
6:00 am
Sun June 3, 2012

Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra on ENCORE!

Join us on Sunday, June 3rd, 3 to 5 pm, as Jeri Lynne Johnson conducts the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra in an exciting program covering 200 years of music. Works by Astor Piazzola, Adolphus Hailstork, Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Joseph Boulogne,  Chevalier de Saint George.

Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor
Luigi Mazzochi, violin
Jeremy Kesselman, oboe

PROGRAM:

Astor Piazzola:  Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Adolphus Hailstork:  Songs of the Magi

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WRTI Spotlight
8:03 am
Sun May 27, 2012

The Crossing on ENCORE!

On Sunday, May 27th, from 3 to 5 pm, THE CROSSING choir will be on the air - bringing you the first concert in their 2012 Month of Moderns summer festival.

Donald Nally leads the acclaimed virtuoso choir in Vermillion Vespers, a new work by Haverford College Professor of Music Curt Cacioppo. It's a significant addition to the limited repertoire of concert-length works for choir and organ.

Complete Program:

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WRTI Spotlight
8:00 am
Sun May 27, 2012

Raymond Leppard: A Life in Music on ENCORE!

On Sunday, May 27th, from 5 to 6 pm, it's the final installment of the 13-part series focusing on the life and career of Conductor Raymond Leppard, who is now the conductor laureate of  the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra after a 14-year tenure.

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