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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 on WRTI 90.1: Tel Aviv, Israel on June 5 at 3 PM

UPDATE: Due to technical difficulties in transmission from Israel to the U.S.,WRTI's broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra concert from Tel Aviv, with host Gregg Whiteside, is now scheduled to air on Tuesday, June 5 at 3:00 PM Philadelphia time.

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

You'll hear the Orchestra play in the Charles Bronfman Auditorium, home to the Israel Philharmonic. This hall has a Philadelphia connection: from 1957 to 2013 it was known as the Mann Auditorium. Sound familiar? Fredric R. Mann, the Philadelphia mover and shaker who worked to get the Mann Music Center off the ground, was also a supporter of classical music in Israel.

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

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Listen to the radio feature by David Patrick Stearns about the Orchestra's arrival in Israel and outreach visit to Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam.

  More about the concert and Yannick's remarks at Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam.

PROGRAM:

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, as well as Principal Horn Jennifer Montone.

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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