Star soprano Nadine Sierra's new album Made for Opera and her performance in the Met's new production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor provide new ways to think about opera through staples of the repertoire.
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Join us on Sunday, May 8th at 1 PM on WRTI 90.1, and Monday, May 9th at 7 PM on WRTI HD-2 when The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series brings you a performance from the Orchestra’s 2021/2022 season, recorded live in February.
To celebrate bassist Ron Carter's 85th birthday, hear a conversation with Ron and our host Christian McBride with music handpicked from Ron Carter's storied discography.
As part of the Public Radio Music Summit and NonCOMMvention happening in Philadelphia next week, WRTI is happy to present a very special, free performance by GRAMMY-winning artist Derrick Hodge on Monday, May 2nd at 7:30pm at City Winery in Philadelphia.
Hear stories from New Orleans saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr.'s upbringing, words from his mentee, drummer Joe Dyson, and a performance on his home turf recorded at Snug Harbor.
I Never Saw Another Butterfly by Philadelphia composer and cantor Charles Davidson, is a setting of poems by children imprisoned in Theresienstadt; only 100 of the 15,000 children there survived.
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Watch harpist and ASTRAL laureate Emily Levin perform Marcel Grandjany's The Colorado Trail, a piece that showcases the richness of the harp.