Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

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In WRTI's final broadcast of its PYO series this year, WRTI Host Kevin Gordon spoke with Music Director Louis Scaglione in an intermission feature, which includes a discussion about PYO plans to safely resume in-person rehearsals and performances. 

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Join us on four Sundays in November, from 4 to 6 PM, to hear the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra in concerts recorded live at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. You’ll hear some of the most talented young musicians in our region, playing with exceptional soloists—including WRTI's Debra Lew Harder—and conducted by PYO Music Director Louis Scaglione. Your host is WRTI's Kevin Gordon with program commentary by Maestro Scaglione.

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Join us every Sunday throughout the month of November from 4 to 6 PM to hear the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra in four concerts recorded live at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. You’ll hear some of the most talented young musicians in our region, playing with exceptional soloists, and conducted by PYO Music Director Louis Scaglione. Listen at WRTI 90.1, streaming at WRTI.org, and on the WRTI App.

September 3, 2019. With the start of the 2019-2020 season just around the corner, the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra organization will soon be celebrating a big anniversary —80 years young! To mark this milestone, as well as WRTI’s Back to School Week, we’re bringing to you the PYO 2014 live recording as our Classical Album of the Week.

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Join WRTI Classical Host Kevin Gordon on Sunday, June 2nd at 3 PM at the Kimmel Center as he serves as master of ceremonies for the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra’s 79th annual festival concert and the 6th annual Ovation Award.

Robert Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor is one of my all-time favorite pieces. It’s passionate, lyrical, intimate, and joyous. The opening melody alone, which Robert based on his wife Clara’s name, is “from another world,” as André Watts once said.

Join us every Sunday throughout the month of May from 4 to 6 PM to hear the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra in four concerts recorded live at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. You’ll hear some of the most talented young musicians in our region, playing with exceptional soloists, and conducted by PYO Music Director Louis Scaglione. Listen at WRTI 90.1, streaming at WRTI.org, and on the WRTI App.

Listen to the youthful exuberance of the Bravo Brass Ensemble performing music for the holiday season in the WRTI Performance Studio. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host.

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