Nikolai Lugansky

It's a special three-hour Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast, on Sunday at 1 pm, capturing highlights of the Orchestra’s three-day Rachmaninoff Festival from last April.

Sergei Rachmaninoff was so distressed by the negative reaction to the 1897 premiere of his first symphony, he stopped composing for nearly three years. What restored his confidence to compose his much-loved Piano Concerto No.2? WRTI’s Susan Lewis has the story.

David Patrick Stearns profiles Nikolai Lugansky. The Russian pianist performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.2 in concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra the weekend of February 18, 2012.

Jim Cotter speaks with Barnes Foundation President Derek Gillman as final preparations get underway on the opening of the Barnes' new home in Philadelphia.

Susan Lewis considers the 18th-century German Baroque composer Georg Philipp Telemann, said to be the most prolific composer in music history.