WRTI Spotlight

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:55 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, April 16, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite 11 new jazz releases in rotation at WRTI.

This week's Jazz Hot 11:

1. Ahmad Jamal - Morning MistBLUE MOON

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Ticket Giveaway
6:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Esperanza Spalding Ticket Giveaway!

I'll be giving away tickets all week long for the upcoming  Esperanza Spalding concert at the Electric Factory! The Grammy award-winning bassist/vocalist/composer will be in town on May 13th.  Tune in between 9:30 and 10:30 pm, Monday through Thursday, for your chance to win a pair of passes for the show!

The Metropolitan Opera
7:40 am
Sun April 15, 2012

Wagner's SIEGFRIED on Saturday, April 21 at 11 am

Be sure to join us on Saturday, April 21st, *11 am to 5 pm (note early start time) for Richard Wagner's SIEGFRIED.

In part three of the Ring cycle, Wagner’s cosmic vision focuses on his hero’s early conquests. Jay Hunter Morris sings the title role and Deborah Voigt’s Brünnhilde is his prize. Bryn Terfel is the Wanderer. Fabio Luisi conducts.

Synopsis and videos

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:01 am
Fri April 13, 2012

New York Philharmonic: Gil Shaham, Beethoven, and Hartman

On Sunday, April 15th from 3 to 5 pm tune in to hear works by Beethoven and Hartman, with violinist Gil Shaham (soloist) and conductor David Zinman on the podium.

 

 

PROGRAM:

Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
Hartmann: Concerto funèbre for Solo Violin and String Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, "Eroica"

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FAQ
4:47 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

WRTI New Website: Frequently Asked Questions

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APPLAUSE: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
4:27 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI: April 15th

Don't miss this month's broadcast on Sunday, April 15th, from 5 to 6 pm, featuring David Kim (soloist) leading The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia in Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. Dirk Brossé conducts the American premiere of Frederic Devreese's Valse Premiere.

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Jazz Hot 11 Countdown
11:08 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Jazz Hot 11 Countdown, April 9th, 2012

WRTI's Jazz Hot 11 is a weekly countdown of your favorite 11 new jazz releases in rotation at WRTI.

Artist | Song | Album and (Rank Last Week)

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The Metropolitan Opera
7:40 pm
Mon April 9, 2012

Giuseppe Verdi: LA TRAVIATA on April 14th

Be sure to join us on Saturday, April 14th, from 1 to 4 pm, for Giuseppe Verdi's eternally popular opera La Traviata - the tale of a conflicted courtesan, her devoted lover, and his disapproving father.

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The Metropolitan Opera
11:57 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Jules Massenet: MANON on April 7th

Join us on Saturday, April 7th from **12 noon to 4 pm (note early start time) when soprano Anna Netrebko sings the title role in Massenet's MANON. Netrebko's dazzling portrayal of the tragic heroine in Laurent Pelly's new production travels to the Met from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Piotr Beczala and Paulo Szot also star, with the Met's Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi on the podium. Sung in French.

Synopsis

Savannah Music Festival
1:43 pm
Sun April 8, 2012

Savannah Music Festival's Russian Reminiscence

Violinist Daniel Hope (second from left) gathers fellow string players at the 2012 Savannah Music Festival for a concert of Russian chamber music.
Frank Stewart

Originally published on Tue April 3, 2012 12:13 pm

(All this week, we're featuring concerts from the ongoing Savannah Music Festival. Hear yesterday's concert.)

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