Programs A-Z

  • The musicians were your hosts for Philadelphia Music Makers, a unique 31-episode series that brought you up close to instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers throughout the Philadelphia region. It aired on WRTI...

  • Manfred Honeck conducts the esteemed Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra from Heinz Hall.

  • Relevant Tones is a weekly exploration of the most fascinating time in classical music history: right now. From up-and-coming firebrands to established artists, this series...

  • The piano music by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Igor Stravinsky was recorded in live performances by Alexander Toradze and members of the Toradze Piano Studio.   Alec Baldwin is your host with commentary by Stravinsky, Alexander Toradze, Valery...

  • Founded in 1911, the San Francisco Symphony is led by music director Michael Tilson Thomas. 

     

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  • The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival - among the oldest in the nation and considered among the world's preeminent such festivals - is renowned for its innovative spirit, inspirational performances, and commitment to artistic excellence.

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  • Known for his humorous stage banter and expansive knowledge of music, violinist Geoff Nuttall is the artistic director of Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA. This series features 13 programs, performed by...

  • WRTI presents a variety of classical music programming every Sunday from 5 to 6 pm. On the third Sunday of each month, you'll hear APPLAUSE: The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia radio broadcast series. Host Dave Conant brings you the best from...

  • Join us for an exploration of the American treasure we all know as jazz - great sounds from great artists, featuring music by the masters as well as those who are new on the scene.

  • "B.P. with the G.M." (Bob Perkins with the Good Music) brings his swinging weeknight approach to Sunday brunch time. Four hours of genuine jazz will put a smile on your face and make you a regular listener.

  • Listen to concert broadcasts of Symphony in C on WRTI.

    The ensemble is one of three professional training orchestras in the United States preparing musicians and...

  • SymphonyCast is a two-hour weekly radio program featuring a full-length concert by a national or international symphony orchestra. Concerts are drawn from Europe's leading ensembles, along with U.S. orchestras, including the Los Angeles...

  • The Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia is one of the world's premier institutions for training young artists as international opera soloists. Through rigorous instruction and coaching,...

  • J. Michael Harrison presents his award-winning blend of jazz that takes you from the mainstream to the edge of the art. Rarely heard artists are played with regularity, as is a dash of jazz poetry.

  • Franz Welser-Möst is music director of The Cleveland Orchestra, one of the most acclaimed performing ensembles in the world.  In...

  • Join us on Sunday afternoons and Monday evenings to hear the Philadelphia Orchestra in live, recorded concerts from Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.

    The ensemble has a long and venerable history of radio broadcasts, as the first...

  • Listen to recorded concerts of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (PYO) on WRTI. Maestro Louis Scaglione conducts. The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra is a premier youth orchestra organization for gifted, young, classical musicians,...

  • The Score with Edmund Stone is a weekly celebration of symphonic music in film - a fascinating cultural adventure through one of America's best-loved art forms.

    With timely box office tie-ins, carefully crafted talk-sets,...

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin—Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera, The Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Orchestre Métropolitain of Montreal—has spent his career building connections between orchestras, singers, and audiences. Yannick now brings his...

  • Dr. Jean Moore's show explored current topics of interest with experts from Temple University and the Philadelphia region. The final broadcast of the show aired in September, 2012.

  • Swing along and sing along with Bob Craig as he brings you the jazz standards from the great American songbook that you know and love!

  • The Wanamaker Organ Hour was on WRTI for 14 years. The last broadcast was in late 2017. The show was hosted by Peter Richard Conte, Macy's Grand Court organist, from Macy's in downtown Philadelphia. The Wanamaker Organ Hour was produced with...

  • Listen each week for the curiously strange and offbeat potpourri of music, wit, and convivial companionship brought to you by host Robert Conrad.

  • A curiously offbeat potpourri of music, wit, and convivial companionship, Weekend Radio skillfully mixes classical music and crossover selections with humorous bits, the latter drawing on comedy albums that date back to the late '50s.<...

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