The WRTI Spring Member Drive raised over $250,000 because of the commitment of over 2,400 new and renewing members who invested in classical music and jazz on WRTI. If you haven't pledged yet, there's still time. Your support keeps WRTI accessible to everyone in our community. Pledge Here or call 866-809-9784... and thanks!
Remember that 75% of WRTI's funding comes from the community - including members and businesses supporting classical music and jazz programming.
Join us from 3 to 6 pm for a rarely heard Verdi opera: Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio.Verdi's first opera is a classic love triangle set in 13th-century Italy, where family rivalries and blood feuds inspired Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Cast includes Michelle Johnson, Margaret Mezzacappa, Viktor Antipenko, and Scott Conner. You can listen on WRTI and experience the opera live on Jan. 31st at the Haverford School.
Join us for A Keyboard Conversation with Jeffrey Siegel. This month's theme is "A Beethoven Bonanza," which ?navigates through the famous composer's myriad moods in a program including the moving and rarely performed Sonata No. 3 in C Major, his tragic and fiery Sonata Pathtique and transcendent Sonata No. 30 in E Major.
You'll also hear a recital featuring the Kimmel Center's Fred J. Copper Memorial Organ.
This broadcast includes Liszt's Mephisto Waltz and Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique, which will dazzle you with a combination of sheer power and lyrical virtuosity. You'll also hear Ricardo Lorenz's Canciones de Jara for viola and orchestra, with viola soloist Roberto Diaz.
The Academy of Vocal Arts presents three centuries of sacred vocal music, from Baroque to Gospel and beyond. The broadcast features selections from Haydn's Die Schopfung (The Creation), as well as works by Bach, Purcell, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Faure, Dvorak, and others. The AVA soloists are joined by the 100-voice New Jersey MasterChorale. David Antony Lofton conducts the AVA Opera Orchestra.