WRTI Performance Studio

Listen to recordings of live broadcasts from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio, featuring exceptionally talented artists from the Philadelphia region and beyond.

Listen to cellist Udi Bar-David, clarinetist Ricardo Morales, and percussionist Rolando Morales-Matos perform highlights of their upcoming free concert on November 18th presented by ARTolerance, an organization committed to using the arts to foster dialogue and promote peace.

Join us as Curtis Institute of Music students perform live from the WRTI Performance Studio. It's a preview of their Saturday, November 17th two-part recital at the Gould Rehearsal Hall in Lenfest Hall at 1616 Locust Street in Philadelphia.

What is shape-note singing? Listen to a Craft Works Music choral ensemble perform shape-note songs from early America in the WRTI Performance Studio, and chat with WRTI's Susan Lewis.

The Philadelphia Flute Quartet brings its distinctive sound to our WRTI performance studio on Thursday, November 1 at 12:10 pm for a live broadcast of contemporary music. The quartet performs throughout the Philadelphia area as well as offering educational presentations and coaching to  fellow flutists.

Praised for their technique and "huge range of expression" (RBB Kulturradio, Berlin), violinist Judith Ingolfsson and pianist Vladimir Stoupel perform as a duo all over Europe and America. On October 30, 2018 they visited the WRTI Performance Studio and chatted with WRTI's Susan Lewis. 

Ryan Brandenberg


Hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer for her "big, gorgeous tone and a mesmerizing touch," pianist Zhenni Li is a winner of numerous competitions, including the Councours Musical de France and Astral Artists’ 2016 National Auditions.

Brandon Wyche

Listen to a joyous celebration of Klezmer music, recorded live from the WRTI Performance Studio, spotlighting four of the 11 women Klezmer musicians who are in town this week for a concert presented by the Philadelphia Folklore Project.

David Serkin Ludwig, described by The Philadelphia Inquirer as "a composer with something urgent to say," has a new monodrama set to a text by poet Katie Ford, exploring a medieval spiritual practice called "Anchorism." Join us for highlights from The Anchoress a day before its world premiere. WRTI's Susan Lewis hosts the composer, poet, soprano Hyunah Yu, Piffaro, The Renaissance Band, and PRISM Quartet in the WRTI Performance Studio.

Described by The Huffington Post as "one of the most dynamic groups in the United States" Dolce Suono Trio played live in the WRTI 90.1 performance studio on Friday, October 12th. Host Susan Lewis welcomeed flutist Mimi Stillman, cellist Nathan Vickery, and pianist Charles Abramovic.