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.

Vanessa Briceño

Performance Today describes Jordan Dodson as “one of the top young guitarists of his generation.” Listen Jordan perform music of Domenico Scarlatti, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Nicole Murphy, and Roland Dyens, live from the WRTI 90.1 performance studio with host Debra Lew Harder. 

Violist Martha Mooke has electrified audiences with her innovative performances and compositions that transcend musical genres. Listen to her perform a variety of works for electric viola live on WRTI 90.1, with host Susan Lewis.

Every year, Philadelphia-area residents have the chance to experience, for free, the talents of exceptional young student vocalists, instrumentalists, conductors, and composers from the Curtis Institute of Music  before they take the world by musical storm.

Kaupo Kikkas

Listen to a live performance, recorded on Friday, March 9, featuring the young American pianist Henry Kramer performing works by Robert Schumann and Maurice Ravel. A Maine native, Henry’s playing has been lauded as “triumphant” and “thrilling” by The New York Times. 

Robert Schaeffer

A fascinating first-hearing of a string quartet by Marcel Farago is the centerpiece of the live broadcast recorded on March 6th when the Wister Quartet performed the work. Jack Moore was host.

Our celebration of the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos concludes on Monday, March 5th with a live in-studio performance by the Russian-born pianist Igor Resnianski. Kevin Gordon is host.

Our celebration of the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos continues on Thursday, March 1 at 12:10 pm when Ching-Yun Hu plays four works by Sergei Rachmaninoff LIVE from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio. WRTI’s Kevin Gordon is host. 

Join us for the fifth live broadcast in our series celebrating the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos, featuring Steinway artist Charles Abramovic. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host. 

Chris Lee

Join us for the third live broadcast in our series celebrating the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos, featuring Steinway artist Meng-Chieh Liu on February 28th at 12:10 pm. Meng-Chieh plays Schumann’s Eintritt from Waldszenen, Messiaen’s “Le Baiser de l’enfant Jesus," and Rachmaninoff's Polka de W.R. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host. 

Join us for the second live broadcast in our series celebrating the 165th anniversary of Steinway & Sons pianos, featuring the Greek pianist Maria Asteriadou and her husband, violin soloist and concertmaster of the New York City Ballet Orchestra Kurt Nikkanen. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host. 

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