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The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Yannick Conducts Bach's ENTIRE St. Matthew Passion!

You're in a for a treat this Sunday, April 28th at 2 pm! That's when our Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert Broadcast will feature a first for the ensemble:  It's the first time in the Orchestra's distinguished history that they performed the complete, uncut St. Matthew Passion, in two parts, with five soloists, the Westminster Symphonic Choir, and American Boychoir, all under the direction of Yannick Nezet-Seguin.  

This exciting, historical first was performed at the end of March, during the Easter period.

Join us this Sunday, from 2 to 5:30 pm, for a concert broadcast experience not to be missed!

Program notes here.

J.S. Bach: The Passion According to S. Matthew

Yannick Nézet-Séguin - Conductor
Malin Christensson - Soprano
Karen Cargill - Mezzo-soprano
Andrew Staples - Tenor (Evangelist)
Andrew Foster-Williams - Bass-baritone
Luca Pisaroni - Bass-baritone (Jesus)
The Westminster Symphonic Choir - Mixed chorus
The American Boychoir - Boys choir

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Gregg was the host of WRTI's morning drive show from 2012 until his retirement from WRTI in January, 2021. He began producing and hosting The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert broadcasts in 2013, joining the Orchestra in Hong Kong for the first-ever live international radio broadcasts from that island in 2016, and in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem for two historic broadcasts in 2018. You can still hear Gregg as host of the Orchestra broadcasts every Sunday and Monday on WRTI.