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Catch all of our content covering the Philadelphians abroad, including simulcasts from Hamburg, Vienna, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem with WRTI Classical Host Gregg Whiteside. Starting on June 1st, The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns will file daily travelogue reports from the road and "life offstage" stories. We'll bring it all to you right here. The Philadelphia Orchestra on Tour simulcasts are sponsored by Stingray Classica and Foulkeways at Gwynedd.

The Philadelphia Orchestra on Tour LIVE on WRTI 90.1: Vienna, Austria on Friday, June 1 at 3:00 PM

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WRTI 90.1 brings you The Philadelphia Orchestra in concert live with a one-hour delay from its 2018 Tour of Europe and Israel with host Gregg Whiteside. This simulcast from Vienna is on Friday, June 1st at 3 PM Philadelphia time.

Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts. Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet is soloist.

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Listen to the radio feature by David Patrick Stearns.

You'll hear the Orchestra play in the historic concert hall, the Musikverein, which dates from 1870. ?The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns reports on why this golden-hued venue is hallowed ground for classical musicians.

Follow our blog on The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2018 Tour.

PROGRAM:

Smith: "The Star-Spangled Banner"

Unknown: National Anthem (Austria) ?

Bernstein: Symphony No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra ("The Age of Anxiety" after W.H. Auden)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor

     Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor?

     Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pianist?

During intermission, you'll hear interviews with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Horn Jennifer Montone. ?

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Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis about the joy of playing in Vienna, and touring with Bernstein's The Age of Anxiety.

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Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Horn Jennifer Montone talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis about her reaction to Vienna, and about playing Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony on tour.

David Patrick Stearns' coverage of The Philadelphia Orchestra on Tour is made possible by a partnership between the Philadelphia Inquirer and WRTI.

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The Philadelphia Orchestra on Tour simulcasts are sponsored by Stingray Classica and Foulkeways at Gwynedd

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