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.

Listen to artists from the Serafin Ensemble play music from the Baroque to the Romantic eras, to highlight their upcoming concerts at the brand-new Serafin Summer Music Festival in Wilmington, Delaware from June 20th to 30th, 2019.

Seventeen-year-old pianist Avery Gagliano visited WRTI in May to perform and chat with WRTI's Susan Lewis. Avery played several works she performed in the early rounds of the 2019 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition where she was one of six finalists.

Acclaimed for her “thrilling blend of fury and finesse” (San Antonio Express-News), pianist Young-Ah Tak performs throughout the world. She played live in the WRTI performance studio and chatted with WRTI Classical Host Kevin Gordon.

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Live from the WRTI Performance Studio, we heard moving selections from Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concerts, performed by musicians who will be appearing with the Bucks County Choral Society in Ellington’s historic work. WRTI's Bob Perkins and Debra Lew Harder host.

Listen to this live broadcast from the WRTI performance studio! Our guests include clarinetist Mark Dover, violinists Siwoo Kim and Brendan Speltz, violist William Frampton, and cellist Andrew Yee playing the blues, along with the music of Johannes Brahms. WRTI’s Debra Lew Harder hosts.

The choral ensemble Craft Works Music visited WRTI 90.1 on Wednesday, May 22nd at 12:10 PM to sing highlights from upcoming concerts based on Walt Whitman's poetry, in honor of his 200th birthday. They also talked with WRTI's Susan Lewis about Whitman's legacy.
 

The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's season celebrating music from different world cultures ends with a program featuring internationally acclaimed composer and oud virtuoso Simon Shaheen. He visited the WRTI Performance Studio to play the oud, and chat with WRTI's Susan Lewis.

Listen to Nashirah, the Jewish Chorale of Greater Philadelphia, preview their upcoming concert, "LOVE In Every Language," live from the WRTI 90.1 Performance Studio. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.

Praised for their "exquisite blending" and "weightless accuracy," (The Washington Post) the three singers of Trio Eos visited WRTI's Performance Studio on Tuesday, May 7th, in advance of their appearance with Piffaro, the Renaissance Band, to sing highlights from Piffaro's concert of Renaissance music celebrating love, lust, and life. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.

Listen to seven resident artists from the Academy of Vocal Arts serenade us with music from Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, live from the WRTI Performance Studio. WRTI's Susan Lewis is host.

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