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Jan Regan

The Philadelphia Orchestra and Yannick Nézét-Seguin present a symphonic journey on Sunday, July 26 at 1 PM on 90.1, and Monday, July 27 at 7 PM on WRTI HD-2 that begins with a world premiere, and then traverses both the 5th and 6th symphonies of Ludwig van Beethoven.

Jason Bell

Leave it to Yo-Yo Ma to propose a special, live studio broadcast of all six of J.S. Bach’s unaccompanied cello suites, in memory of those lost during the pandemic, in tribute to those who are on the front lines during this struggle—and honoring the resilience of us all.

Ryan Brandenberg

A winner of Astral's 2016 National Auditions, violinist Katie Hyun has been praised for her "sensitivity and top shelf artistry" by Cleveland.com. In advance of her upcoming Astral recital, she visits WRTI to play music by David Lang and Astor Piazzolla. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host. 

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Join us on Monday, January 20th at approximately 4:10 PM for a LIVE broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Concert at Girard College's historic chapel, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Ryan Brandenberg

Her concerts have earned her praise for her "prodigious ability" (The New York Sun) and "lyrical and beautiful" playing (Classical Post). Astral Artist Natalia Kazaryan visits WRTI on Friday, December 13th at 12:10 PM to play works by Boulanger, Messiaen, Bacewicz, and Ravel. Susan Lewis is host.

Jessica Griffin/Philadelphia Orchestra; Hans Van Der Woerd

Join us on Sunday, October 20th from 1 to 3:10 PM to hear Yannick Nézét-Séguin conduct the Philadelphians in Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 1, and Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, k 297b. WRTI's Gregg Whiteside is your host.

Christopher Andrew McDonald

Philadelphia-based vocalist Laurin Talese had one heck of a year in 2018. Her debut album, Gorgeous Chaos (2016), was our Jazz Album of the Week back in December—an achievement sufficient, no doubt, to make anyone’s year.

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On Sunday, March 10th from 2 to 4 PM, WRTI 90.1 comes to you LIVE from the broadcast booth at Verizon Hall for The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert. The Fabulous Philadelphians will play works by Haydn, Mendelssohn, and Schubert. Listen again on March 11th at 7 PM on WRTI HD-2.

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Big news! We are proud to broadcast live, in real time, this year’s Philadelphia Orchestra New Year’s Eve Concert from the Kimmel Center, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. The broadcast will be repeated on New Year’s Day at 1 PM.  Join us at 90.1 FM or streaming LIVE on the WRTI Classical Stream at WRTI.org.

We have something extraordinary planned for your New Year's Eve! WRTI's J. Michael Harrison will be your host from 9:30 PM to 1:00 AM with a swingin' and singin' concert broadcast on WRTI 90.1 LIVE from the intimate jazz space SOUTH Jazz Club and Kitchen in Philadelphia.

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