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Memories of Wolfgang Sawallisch On The Podium

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This week, The Philadelphia Orchestra wraps up its subscription season with a special tribute to former music director and conductor laureate, Wolfgang Sawallisch, who died earlier this year.  As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, he’s remembered as a master on the podium.

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Listen to reflections about Sawallisch playing chamber music and enjoying musical jokes from Philadelphia Orchestra musicians Davyd Booth, Gloria de Pasquale, and Richard Harlow.
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Listen to reflections about Sawallisch on the podium in Philadelphia and on tour from Philadelphia Orchestra musicians Kathy Reed, Jonathan Beiler, and Mark Gigliotti.