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
12:43 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

WRTI Spotlight
8:16 am
Sun October 21, 2012

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Oct. 21st, 5 pm on ENCORE!

Guitarist Gyan Riley

It's an afternoon of Chopin, Rodrigo, and Lutoslawski on our monthly Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia broadcast. Dirk Brosse conducts Chopin's Piano Concerto, No.2 in F minor. Then, it's Rodrigo's beloved Concierto de Aranjuez led by Andrew Grams, and finally Lutoslawski's Funeral Music led by Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn. Sunday, October 21st, 5 to 6 pm. Join us!

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WRTI Spotlight
10:55 am
Sat October 20, 2012

All-French Program From the New York Philharmonic Archives: Oct. 21 at 3 pm on ENCORE!

Leonard Bernstein

It's all all-French program on this week's New York Philharmonic broadcast - performances drawn from the Philharmonic's vast recorded archive.  Music by Massenet that includes an historic performance by the Philharmonic conducted by Josef Stransky (who became the orchestra's music director in 1911, following the death of Gustav Mahler), and appearances by Luciano Pavarotti and mezzo-soprano Nancy Maultsby.  Also on the program, works by Clause Debussy that include the Image pour Orchestra, and Le Martyre de Saint Sebastian.

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WRTI Spotlight
3:08 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Symphony in C Starts a New Season on WRTI: Oct. 14th, 3 pm on Encore!

Rossen Milanov

It's the first broadcast of the season for the acclaimed Symphony in C, and it's an exciting Sunday afternoon on WRTI.  The program starts with the 2013 winner of Symphony in C's Young Composers' Competition, a work by Douglas Buchanan. Pianist Di Wu joins the orchestra for a Rachmaninoff favorite, and the concert concludes with Tchaikovsky's final symphony.  Music Director Rossen Milanov conducts. Sunday, October 14th, 3 to 5 pm.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:45 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Women Composers on Song of America: Oct. 14 at 5 pm on Encore!

"There Is No Gender In Music," said composer Elinor Remick Warren. Tune in as host Thomas Hampson looks at the lives and songs of generations of American women composers, including Amy Beach, Florence Price, and Carrie Jacobs-Bond. Sunday, October 13th, 5 to 6 pm.

Song listings

Wanamaker Organ Hour
12:37 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Wanamaker Organ Hour: October 7th at 5 pm on ENCORE!

Peter Richard Conte

Join WRTI's Jill Pasternak and Macy's Grand Court Organist Peter Richard Conte as they present a variety of performances of great works including Dudley Buck's Concert Variations on 'The Last Rose of Summer', Gabriel Faure's Nocturne from Shylock, and Sowerby's Comes Autumn Time.

As a special treat, they'll reprise a live performance from our June 2012 Organ Day - Wagner's Siegfried's Funeral March and Immolation Scene. Sunday, October 7th, 5 to 6 pm. Tune in!

WRTI Spotlight
9:31 am
Sun September 23, 2012

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra With An All-French Program: Sept. 23 at 3 pm on Encore!

Members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

It's Philadelphia's talented youth in a virtuoso program for orchestra this Sunday. Ravel's Rapsodie Espagnole, Debussy's La Mer, and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique make up the program conducted by Music Director Louis Scaglione. 

The concert was recorded in performance this past June, in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center, and marked the end of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's 72nd Season.  Sunday, September 23, 3 to 5 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
9:26 am
Sun September 23, 2012

Arthur Farwell, American Pioneer: Song of America, Sept. 23rd at 5 pm on Encore!

American composer Arthur Farwell may not be a familiar name to many, but he was an important influence on American Music at the turn of the 20th century.  Farwell took up Antonin Dvorak's challenge to Americans to find their own musical voices, and used music of Native Americans and words of American poets as inspiration for his own unique voice. He also pioneered the publishing of American composers and poets through his famed Wa-Wan Press.  Sunday, September 23rd from 5 to 6 pm. Baritone Thomas Hampson is your host.

WRTI Spotlight
10:09 am
Sun September 16, 2012

Lancaster Symphony Joins WRTI's Concert Line-Up: Sept. 16th at 3 pm on Encore!

Join WRTI in welcoming the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra to Encore! In this first broadcast it's a mostly French program, with a little Gershwin for good measure.  We'll hear Music Director Stephen Gunzenhauser conduct Roussel's Bacchus et Ariadne Ballet Suite, the Suite No. 2 from Maurice Ravel's masterful Daphnis et Chloe, and George Gershwin's An American in ParisThis Sunday, September 16th, 3 to 5 pm.

WRTI Spotlight
9:48 am
Sat September 15, 2012

Haydn and Bach With the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia: Sept. 16th, 5 pm on Encore!

Maestro Dirk Brosse

It's an afternoon of Haydn, Faure, and Bach on our monthly Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia broadcast. Dirk Brosse conducts the familiar Pavane of Gabriel Faure. Then, two works led by Conductor Laureate Ignat Solzhenitsyn - the Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, and the Symphony No. 99 of Joseph Haydn.

Sunday, September 16th, 5 to 6 pm. Join us!

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