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The Secretive Correspondence Between Tchaikovsky And Countess Nadezhda von Meck

As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, insights into Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5  have come from the composer’s correspondence with a secretive patron.

On Sunday, November 19th, 1 to 3 pm. on WRTI 90.1, The Philadelphia Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.

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Listen to Susan’s interview with University of Pennsylvania Professor of Music History Jeffrey Kallberg.

As senior producer of arts and culture, Susan writes and produces stories about music and the arts. She’s host and producer of WRTI’s TIME IN online interview series, and producer of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series, to which she also contributes weekly intermission interviews. She’s also been a regular host of WRTI’s Live from the Performance Studio sessions.