WRTI Performance Studio

Listen to recordings and watch videos of live broadcasts from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio, featuring exceptionally talented artists from the Philadelphia region and beyond.

Yukiko Onley

Listen to an all-Mozart performance by pianist Sara Davis Buechner. She plays some unusual, rarely heard gems from the Mozart repertoire, and two movements of his well-known Sonata in F Major, KV 332 ahead of performances at Temple University's Keyboard Festival. Debra Lew Harder hosts.

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. 

Lisa Marie Mazzucco

Listen to the renowned Daedalus Quartet and Metropolitan Opera soprano Karen Slack, praised for her “voice of extraordinary beauty," perform highlights from their upcoming concert at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. WRTI’s Debra Lew Harder is host.

Clubhouse Productions

Tenor Nicholas Phan and pianist Myra Huang were live in the WRTI Performance Studio previewing the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society's new series of concerts, Emerging Voices, exploring ideas of social connection and identity through art songs. WRTI's Susan Lewis, host.

Courtesy of the artist

Pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs concerts with conversation, or "Keyboard Conversations," in cities across the U.S. He stopped by WRTI to play highlights of his upcoming program on love and music at the Kimmel Center, and chat with WRTI's Susan Lewis. Join us for music of Schumann, Chopin, Bartok and Liszt, Thursday, January 16th at 12:10 PM. 

Join us on Friday, December 20th at 12:35 PM on WRTI 90.1 to hear the Grammy-winning new music choir, The Crossing, sing highlights from their upcoming concert, The Crossing @ Christmas. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.

Courtesy of the Keystone State Boychoir

Join us on Thursday, December 19th at 12:10 PM for a holiday-themed, live performance by members of the Keystone State Boychoir and New Jersey Boychoir. WRTI's Kevin Gordon is host.

Watch the live video on WRTI's Facebook page here!

Warm up for the 2019 Silent Night Sing-In with Wissahickon High School's Camerata, a select choir of 32 vocalists led by John Conahan. They sing John's arrangements of "Silent Night" and "O Come All Ye Faithful," in the WRTI Performance Studio, along with some other beautiful songs. WRTI's Gregg Whiteside is host.

Watch the video recorded live on WRTI's Facebook page!

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.

Vanessa Briceno-Scherzer

Hailed for their “classical chops and blazing bluegrass,” the musicians of DePue Brothers Band brought their high-energy, high-spirited holiday show to the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio on December 6th.