Listen To The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia on WRTI 90.1: Sundays at 5 PM

Jan 4, 2019

Join us to hear live, concert recordings of The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, the 33-member professional ensemble led by Music Director Dirk Brossé. Listen on WRTI 90.1 on Sundays from 5 to 6 PM in January and February, 2019.

A founding resident company of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, The Chamber Orchestra was founded in 1964 by Marc Mostovoy and has a well-established reputation for distinguished performances of repertoire from the Baroque period through the 21st century. The ensemble has also championed new music, with a focus on local composers.

January 6 at 5 PM
Highlights from The Chamber Orchestra’s December, 2018 “Migrations” Concert, ASIA, featuring Pipa player Wu Man
DVORAK: Serenade in F Minor, Op. 22
LOU HARRISON: Concerto for Pipa with String Orchestra, Wu Man, Pipa soloist

Listen to Wu Man play the pipa in the WRTI Performance Studio
                               
January 13 at 5 PM
The Best of the Chamber Orchestra with Music Director Dirk Brossé
MOZART: Overture to Don Giovanni
GRIEG: Suite, From Holberg’s Time, Op. 40
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 8 in F Major, Op. 93

January 20 at 5 PM
The Best of the Chamber Orchestra with Music Director Dirk Brossé
RAMEAU: Suite for Strings (1706-1739; arr. 1951 by R. Temple-Savage)
TCHAIKOVSKY: Serenade in C Major for String Orchestra, Op. 48
BARTOK: Rumanian Folk Dances
 
January 27 at 5 PM
The Best of the Chamber Orchestra with Music Director Dirk Brossé
ROSSINI:  Overture to L’Italiana in Algeri   
BARBER: Toccata Festiva
BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67