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.

Teresa Tam Studio

Join us on Tuesday, October 1st at 12:10 PM when cellist Juliana Soltis, praised for her "fierce displays of technique, her impassioned rhetoric'"(Gramophone) visits the WRTI Performance Studio with WRTI Host Susan Lewis in advance of a performance at Philadelphia's Christ Church Neighborhood House. Her new CD explores "the long-lost tradition of spontaneous improvisation" in the Bach cello suites.

Join us on Monday, September 30th at 12:10 PM on WRTI 90.1 for tango music and conversation with an ensemble of piano, bandoneon, and violin, recently recorded live in the WRTI Performance Studio. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.

Courtesy of Opera Philadelphia

Cast members of Opera Philadelphia's upcoming production of Sergei Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges visit WRTI 90.1 to perform highlights from the comic opera—one of several productions featured in Opera Philadelphia's Festival 019 from Sept. 18th to 29th. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.

Ryan Brandenberg

Join us on Friday, September 13th at 12:10 PM  in the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio, when two stellar Astral artists give us an exciting sneak preview of this year’s upcoming Astral WRTI 90.1 Block Party.

You can see Opera Philadelphia’s recent revival of La bohème under the stars on Independence Mall on September 14th at 7 PM. This year's Opera on the Mall features a screening of the beloved Puccini blockbuster.

Check out this preview of a fascinating new multi-media theater production, Tangles in Time. WRTI's Debra Lew Harder hosts Jay Fluellen, pianist and composer; Dr. Sunny Lai, violinist and family medicine doctor; and Teya Sepinuck, director and founder of Theater of Witness, live from the WRTI Performance Studio.

Listen to pianist David Kaplan in a “Carnaval” of imagination and virtuosity. WRTI's Debra Lew Harder is host for this live studio broadcast.

WRTI 90.1 student worker and award-winning percussionist Griffin Harrison visited the WRTI Performance Studio to play the Séjourné Marimba Concerto with accompanist Ting Ting Wong. WRTI's Debra Lew Harder hosted the broadcast.

Listen to a sampling of new music that teenage girls have written as part of the Young Women Composers Camp, now in progress on the campus of Temple University.

Join us in the WRTI Performance Studio on Wednesday, September 4th at 12:10 PM as pianist Jennifer Blyth gives us a live preview of upcoming recitals at Jacobs Music in Ephrata and at Dickinson College. WRTI"s Kevin Gordon is host. Jennifer's new album, Vox, recorded with her Chicago-based trio Heare Ensemble, will be released in September.

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