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

July 13, 2014

4:05 PM
Rodeo- Four Dance Episodes
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Composer : Aaron Copland
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Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic
Label : Recorded in concert
4:25 PM
The Lincoln Tunnel Cabaret for trombone and orchestras
Artist : Joseph Alessi, trombone
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Composer : Bramwell Tovey
Catalog : Recorded in concert
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
4:45 PM
Glory of the Yankee Navy
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Composer : John Philip Sousa
Catalog :
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
4:50 PM
Masque
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Composer : Kenneth Hesketh
Catalog :
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
5:00 PM
CANDIDE: Selections
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Composer : Leonard Bernstein (arr. Clare Grundman)
Catalog :
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
5:17 PM
Armed Forces Medley
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Composer : Various (arr. Sandidge)
Catalog :
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
5:20 PM
Hands Across the Sea (1899)
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Composer : John Philip Sousa
Catalog :
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
5:25 PM
The Liberty Bell (1893)
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Composer : John Philip Sousa
Conductor : Bramwell Tovey
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic & U. S. Coast Guard Band
Label : Recorded in concert
5:30 PM
West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
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Composer : Leonard Bernstein
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Conductor : Alan Gilbert
Orchestra : New York Philharmonic
Label : Recorded in concert

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WRTI Spotlight
2:05 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

JUBILATE! A Concert of Sacred Music and Oratorio Masterpieces


Join us on Sunday, December 9th at 3 pm as the Academy of Vocal Arts presents its annual concert of sacred vocal music featuring time-honored favorites from the repertoire. One of the most eagerly awaited concerts of the season, JUBILATE! showcases AVA's talented Resident Artists. Together, they'll perform works by Saint-Saëns, Bach, Handel, Rossini, Mendelssohn, and more! David Antony Lofton conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra and Resident Artists.

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ENCORE!
10:27 am
Tue December 4, 2012

Choral Arts Philadelphia: The Esteemed Chorus' Debut Concert Broadcast on WRTI

Listen on Sunday, December 9th, 5 to 6 pm for Choral Arts Philadelphia's very first concert broadcast on WRTI. This distinguished chorus, now celebrating its 30-year anniversary, transports listeners into immersive musical experiences of bygone days by reproducing the original instrumental and vocal practices that have marked the history of music.

The program will feature works by J.S. Bach, Rachmaninoff, and a special Hanukkah Cantata by local composer David Ludwig. Music Director Matthew Glandorf conducts.

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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. 

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