WRTI Spotlight

Jeff Duperon Broadcasts from the PMA
12:09 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Live from Art After 5!

Vocalist Rhenda Fearrington

Join Jeff Duperon on Friday, October 18th at 6 pm as he hosts his show live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  The museum’s Art After 5 series is featuring vocalist, and true jazz advocate, Rhenda Fearrington.  If you haven’t been to one of Rhenda’s performances, I’m sure you’ve met her at a Philadelphia jazz event. Her commitment to this music has taken her to (sometimes) numerous venues in one night to support her brothers and sisters in music.

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Big Band Jazz with Bob Craig
3:07 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Dizzy And The Trumpet Kings!

Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993)

We're celebrating Dizzy Gillespie's birthday this Sunday evening, October 20 at 7 pm on Big Band Jazz. Tune in for Diz and several other big band jazz recordings with music popularized by trumpet kings like Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis, Clifford Brown, and more. Sunday evening at 7 pm. Join us!

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: October 14, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Larry McKenna with Joanna Pascale - One Falling Tree - FROM ALL SIDES  

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Opera on WRTI
12:13 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Wagner's LOHENGRIN: San Francisco Opera on WRTI, October 12

Tenor Brandon Jovanovich sings the title role in Wagner's LOHENGRIN.

The prayers of a desperate woman are answered in the form of a noble warrior in Richard Wagner's most accessible opera, which contrasts the lust for power with the search for faith. The title role is sung by Brandon Jovanovich, "a first-rate Wagner tenor" (San Francisco Chronicle) who was an electrifying Siegmund in Die Walküre (2011). As his doubt-plagued bride, soprano Camilla Nylund "evokes an affecting degree of dreamy distance in Elsa's account of her mysterious savior" (Gramophone).

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ENCORE!
12:22 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra and Mendelssohn Club: Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony on WRTI

Philadelphia Youth Orchestra
Bachrach Photography

Join us this Sunday at 4 pm to hear the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, led by Music Director Louis Scaglione, and the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia in a performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2, the "Resurrection" Symphony.  

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: October 7, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Larry McKenna with Joanna Pascale - One Falling Tree - FROM ALL SIDES  

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
3:41 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

1913: Popper, Butterworth, Britten, Lutosławski on Fleisher Discoveries

Witold Lutosławski

Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection broadcasts Saturday, October 5th, 5 to 6 pm. We enjoyed our 1813 bicentennial so much last month that we thought we’d move a little closer, to the centennial of 1913. In that year, cellist/composer David Popper died, Benjamin Britten and Witold Lutosławski first saw the light of day, and George Butterworth composed The Banks of Green Willow.

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Opera on WRTI
12:15 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE: San Francisco Opera on WRTI, October 5, 1 PM

Soprano Christel Lötzsch sings Dorabella in Mozart's opera buffa COSI FAN TUTTE.

Two young soldiers disguise their identities to test their lovers' fidelity in this Mozart masterpiece, a sublime and sometimes startling mix of hilarious farce and poignant drama first performed in 1790.

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WRTI Spotlight
11:59 am
Wed October 2, 2013

Free & Casual Philadelphia Orchestra Pop-Up Concert at Kimmel Center: Tonight at 6:30 PM!

Originally scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert tonight, The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will “pop up” in an unscheduled appearance at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall instead of traveling to New York City.  Carnegie Hall’s Opening Night concert was cancelled due to a strike by its stagehands.
 

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown: September 30, 2013

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite new jazz releases in rotation.  
This week's Hot 11:  
1. Larry McKenna with Joanna Pascale - One Falling Tree - FROM ALL SIDES  

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