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LIVE from South Jazz Kitchen on WRTI 90.1: The Terell Stafford Quintet, May 10 at 7 PM

Tune in to WRTI on Friday at 7 PM for a special Live Broadcast from South Jazz Kitchen with WRTI Host J. Michael Harrison. The Terell Stafford Quintet takes the stage with its unique interpretation of straight ahead jazz; listen from wherever you are.

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Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak part 3

Feb 12, 2005

WRTI News Director Windsor Johnston had the opportunity to speak with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak part 2

Feb 12, 2005

WRTI News Director Windsor Johnston had the opportunity to speak with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak part 1

Feb 12, 2005

WRTI News Director Windsor Johnston had the opportunity to speak with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.

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This Is a Beautiful Song to Celebrate Mother's Day

May 8, 2019
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Known especially for his New World Symphony and Slavonic Dances, Czech composer Antonín Dvořák wrote a song about motherhood for piano and voice that has become a standard for opera singers around the world.

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The Philadelphia Orchestra's recent, semi-staged version of Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet featured much of the music from the ballet, with dancers from Brian Sanders' company JUNK often moving high above the orchestra. WRTI's Susan Lewis has more about how Prokofiev told the classic love story through music.

As an 11-year-old in Lagos, Nigeria, Douyé promised her dying father she’d one day sing the music he played for her as a child—jazz. After two well-received R&B records, the versatile vocalist (pronounced Doe-Yay) honored that promise, making her jazz debut with 2017’s Daddy Said So. Now, with Quatro, Douye’s diving into the Antonio Carlos Jobim songbook to honor the ancestral roots that she shares with bossa nova.

May 6, 2019. Pianist Angela Hewitt recently tweeted, "Seems I'm married to #Bach. Well, I've spent more time with him than anybody else, that's for sure."

A recent recording of an opera that premiered in 1937 shines a light on a Polish composer. He survived the Holocaust, but emerged from hiding only to shun his earlier success. WRTI’s Susan Lewis has more on Joseph Beer.

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