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The Philadelphia Orchestra In Concert On WRTI: Garrick Ohlsson Plays Brahms, May 5th, 1 PM

Join us Sunday at 1 pm (one hour earlier than usual) as Garrick Ohlsson plays Brahms, and Yannick returns to the podium to conduct a performance of the Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 and two lush orchestral works by Richard Strauss - Death and Transfiguration, and a suite from his opera, Der Rosenkavalier!

To this day, Death and Transfiguration is one of the most potent statements on death and dying in all of music, all the more remarkable for having been written by a 25 year-old! And the glorious melodies from Strauss's operatic masterpiece Der Rosenkavalier will have you humming long after the broadcast is over.

During intermission, Jim Cotter speaks with pianist Garrick Ohlss0n.

It all happens Sunday, May 5th  from 1 to 3 pm (*one hour earlier than usual) on WRTI 90.1 FM, and the classical stream at wrti.org.

Program notes and other information on The Philadelphia Orchestra's website.

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.