Classical Music

Every year Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd with many events that raise awareness for environmental protection. Why not take some personal time to appreciate the world we live in. Breathe in, breathe out, and find peace and tranquility listening to these five classical gems inspired by the secrets, the majesty, and the boldness of the natural world.

WRTI host Mark Pinto will be at Wayne Presbyterian Church on Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 pm singing with 160 vocalists of the Wayne Oratorio Society in a free concert open to the public.

Love. It smacks us in the head, simmers when it’s cooking, and smolders when it’s over. The music we associate with love does too. We asked WRTI hosts and reporters to give us their takes on the classical music and jazz that fuels the many emotions of love.

Are you an ecstatic fan of the Philadelphia Eagles? Heading to the big Super Bowl victory parade on Thursday? Well, we're celebrating, too...with our top 10 classical works that will leave you flying high!

Philadelphians have a lot of cheering to do these days, and not just about the Eagles—although we do love to do that! Nine artists from the area are nominated for 2018 Grammy Awards, or are named in connection with them. Here’s a rundown to get you ready for the ceremony.  Most of the awards will be given out during a live stream broadcast Sunday afternoon between 3 pm and 6 pm.  The rest are reserved for the CBS telecast at 7:30 pm.

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Jan 23, 2018

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WRTI's Mark Pinto fills you in on the latest and greatest classical music recordings on (most) Saturdays at 5 pm on Classical New Releases. Here are his top 10 picks for 2017, not in any particular order. Take a look!

Classical music has never lived in a bubble. For centuries, it's always found common ground with folk music.

Enter, the Danish String Quartet.

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