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

January 20, 2013

2:00 PM
La Valse
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Maurice Ravel
Catalog : 7729 CD
Conductor : Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra : The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label : recorded in concert Thursday, from Carnegie Hall
2:01 PM
Violin Concerto No. 2 Op 61
Artist : Ilya Kaler, violin
Album :
Composer : Karol Szymanowski
Catalog : 557981 CD
Conductor : Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra : The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label : recorded in concert Thursday, from Carnegie Hall
2:02 PM
Symphony No. 5 in d Op 47
Artist :
Album :
Composer : Dmitri Shostakovich
Catalog : 4783566 CD
Conductor : Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra : The Philadelphia Orchestra
Label : recorded in concert Thursday, from Carnegie Hall

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ENCORE!
5:00 pm
Fri November 30, 2012

Bernstein Conducts Bernstein: New York Philharmonic on ENCORE!

Leonard Bernstein

Tune in on Sunday, December 2nd, 3 to 5 pm as Leonard Bernstein conducts his own music on this week's New York Philharmonic broadcast, from the ensemble's vast recorded archive. It's Jewish-themed music in honor of the upcoming Hanukkah holiday that begins on December 8th.

PROGRAM:

BERNSTEIN: Chichester Psalms (World-premiere performance in 1965)

Columbus Boychoir

BERNSTEIN: Kaddish, Symphony No.3

Camerata Singers

Wanamaker Organ Hour
5:55 am
Thu November 29, 2012

Welcome Christmas with the Wanamaker Organ: Dec. 2nd at 5 pm on ENCORE!

Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte welcome the Christmas season with beautiful organ music on Sunday, 5 to 6 pm.  The broadcast, recorded on the Wanamaker Organ at Macy's in downtown Philadelphia, features a full hour of music for the holiday.

Peter Richard Conte performs "Silent Night" live at Macy's downtown:

PROGRAM:

Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme … J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

I saw three ships come sailing in … Geoffrey Bush (1920-1988)
arr. by Colvin Randall

Two settings of ‘In Dulci Jubilo’ (In Sweet Rejoicing)
Marcel Dupré (1886-1971)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

The Holy Boy … John Ireland (1879-1962)

March of the Wooden Soldiers … Victor Herbert (1859-1924)
(from Babes in Toyland) transcribed by Peter Richard Conte

Winter’s Night … Frederick Delius (1862-1934) Transcribed by Robert Hebble

Ii est né, le divin Enfant … Henri Büsser (1872-1973)

Two settings of ‘Orientis Partibus’
Thomas Matthews (1915-1999)
Arthur Wills (b. 1926)

Away in a Manger … Keith Chapman (1945-1989)

For unto us a child is born (from Messiah) … G. F. Handel (1685-1759)
w/Philadelphia Brass (from "Christmas in the Grand Tradition" on Gothic Records)

Hallelujah, (from Messiah) … Handel
(From the Opera Company of Philadelphia’s ‘Random Act of Culture’ at Macy’s, Oct 2010)

Music for your holiday weekend
7:23 am
Thu November 22, 2012

A Classical Thanksgiving with WRTI

We have the music for the perfect Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Beginning on Thursday, join us for a particularly American flavor with music by American composers from Copland to Bernstein to John Alden Carpenter.  There will also be a family celebration with some of the great names in music, including the Bachs, the Strauss family, father and son Mozart and more! 

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Keyboard & Organ
1:11 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

A Kimmel Center Double Header on ENCORE!

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel
Peter Schaaf

It's a two-hour "Kimmel Center Presents" program on Sunday, November 18, 3 to 5 pm. In part one, you'll hear a tribute concert featuring legendary organist John Weaver, on the Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ in Verizon Hall. The concert took place this past Spring, and was sponsored by the American Guild of Organists.  It features the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, Sergei Prokofiev, Cesar Frank, and John Weaver himself.

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ENCORE!
7:50 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Beethoven & Brosse on Nov. 18th at 5 pm

Violinist Lorenzo Gatto

It's an afternoon of works by Beethoven and Brosse on our monthly Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia broadcast. Dirk Brosse conducts his own work, SIRE. Then, it's Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D Major with soloist Lorenzo Gatto. Sunday, November 18th, 5 to 6 pm. Join us!

PROGRAM
Brossé: SIRE
Dirk Brosse, conductor & composer

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61
Lorenzo Gatto, violin
Dirk Brosse, conductor

ENCORE!
5:26 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

New York Philharmonic Welcomes Frank Peter Zimmerman: Nov. 10th, 3 pm on ENCORE!

Violinist Frank Peter Zimmerman

Alan Gilbert conducts a performance of one of the greatest violin concertos in the repertoire. Violinist Frank Peter Zimmerman is  guest soloist. Saturday, November 10th, 3 to 5 pm.

Program:

Beethoven: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé: Suite no 2

ENCORE!
5:10 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Wanamaker Organ Hour: Nov. 4th at 5 pm on ENCORE!

WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte present a special program of gorgeous organ works this month, including:

Mussorgsky: Night On Bald Mountain
Chopin: Military Polonaise
Liszt: Consolation No. 5
Gilbert and Sullivan: Music from “Patience”
Widor: Andante from Symphony No. 2
Vierne: Carillon de Westminster from “24 pieces de fantaisie”

Join us on Sunday, November 4th, 5 to 6 pm.

ENCORE!
4:23 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Emanual Ax at the New York Philharmonic: Nov. 4 at 3 pm on ENCORE!

Pianist Emanuel Ax

Alan Gilbert conducts, and Emanuel Ax is soloist, for two very different concertos. Ax plays the Concerto in D minor of Johann Sebastian Bach.  Then you'll hear the semi-autobiographical piano concerto by Arnold Schoenberg, a work dating from 1942. 

NY Phil
5:32 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Russian Favorites With The New York Philharmonic: Oct. 28th, 3 pm on ENCORE!

Alan Gilbert

Music Director Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic in Russian favorites, Sunday, October 28th, 3 to 5 pm. On the program, Mussorgsky's A Night on Bald Mountain, and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's hypnotic Scheherazade.  The dynamic, young Russian pianist Daniil Trifanov makes his Philharmonic debut in the colorful Piano Concerto No. 3 by Prokofiev in this program.

WRTI Spotlight
12:43 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Emily Dickinson's Letter To The World: Song of America, Oct. 28th, 5 pm on ENCORE!

The reclusive poet Emily Dickinson explored all of life’s emotions, and there are hundreds of compelling settings of her poems by composers from Ernst Bacon to André Previn to Ned Rorem. Hear some of them Sunday, October 28th, 5 to 6 pm as Thomas Hampson presents this acclaimed Song of America installment -  Emily Dickinson, Letter to the World.

Song listings with composer/poet and performers

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