James Gaffigan

On this Sunday’s Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast, it's works by American composers born and trained in the U.S.A, and a Czech master who wrote some of his most enduring compositions while living in the States.

In 1925, George Gershwin was known for his popular songs, Broadway music, and his Rhapsody in Blue. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, he then tackled another classical form with his Piano Concerto in F.

Conductor James Gaffigan

Jul 7, 2012
Peter Weinberger

WRTI's Jim Cotter speaks with James Gaffigan.  The young American conductor has a growing reputation at home and abroad.

Conductor James Gaffigan--Composer Missy Mazzoli--PA Ballet's MESSIAH

Mar 10, 2012

Jim Cotter speaks with James Gaffigan. The young American conductor, with a growing reputation at home and abroad, conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra on March 8th, 9th and 10th.

David Patrick Stearns profiles composer Missy Mazzoli. The in-demand Lansdale native has upcoming commissions from major orchestras, and has just premiered her first multimedia chamber opera.

Susan Lewis considers Pennsylvania Ballet's production of the Messiah.