Louis Scaglione

WRTI Classical Host Jack Moore announced the winner of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra’s Fifth Annual Ovation Award at the Kimmel Center on June 10th.  This year's recipient of the award is violist and teacher Shelley Beard Santore.

Join us Sunday from 4 to 6 pm for another virtuoso program of orchestral works from the extraordinary group of young instrumentalists making up one of the nation’s premier organizations for young musicians, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra. 

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Join us Sunday at 4 pm, as we broadcast the first concert of the 2017-18 season of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra.  It’s a program filled with virtuoso works for orchestra, showcasing the talents of this extraordinary group of young people, led by Music Director and Conductor Louis Scaglione.

WRTI Classical Host Jack Moore will announce the winner of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Fourth Annual Ovation Award at the Kimmel Center on June 4th at 3 pm. Ten music educators from the Delaware Valley have been nominated by their students, and will be honored for "inspiration and outstanding leadership in music education" during the PYO's Annual Festival Concert.

David Kim; credit: Ryan Donnell

We open our broadcast season of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra with a program the ensemble performed last November in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center. 

WRTI continues its series of concert broadcasts of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra with Music Director Louis Scaglione on the podium. This Sunday it's music of Samuel Barber, Roland Szentpali, Jennifer Higdon, and Sergei Rachmaninoff.

WRTI's Jack Moore will announce the winner of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Third Annual Ovation Award at the Kimmel Center on June 5th at 3 pm. Ten music educators from the Delaware Valley have been nominated by their students, and will be honored for "inspiration and outstanding leadership in music education" during the PYO's Annual Festival Concert.

Don't miss Sunday afternoon's broadcast of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra.  Music Director Louis Scaglione conducts a program of Berlioz and Shostakovich, recorded February 21, 2016 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.

Some of the most talented young musicians in our region are members of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, now in its 76th season. Join us on Sunday, January 10th at 4 pm to hear The PYO's opening concert of the season, recorded at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall.

The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra is featured in this month's very special Wanamaker Organ Hour on WRTI. You'll hear highlights from Wanamaker Organ Day this past June - a thrilling day of music from the Grand Court at Macy's, with organist Peter Richard Conte.

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