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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: Jerusalem, Israel, Wednesday, June 6 at 3 PM

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Concertmaster David Kim at the Western Wall

WRTI 90.1 brings you The Philadelphia Orchestra in concert from its 2018 Tour of Europe and Israel with host Gregg Whiteside. This broadcast from Jerusalem will air on Wednesday, June 6th at 3 PM Philadelphia time.

The Philadelphians wrap up their tour with this concert at the International Convention Center's massive Menachem Ussishkin auditorium— the largest in Israel—which seats more than 3,000.

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

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

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

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Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis about Bernstein, playing in Jerusalem, and the power of music.
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Concertmaster David Kim looking out at the Sea of Galilee

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Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Horn Jennifer Montone talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis playing Tchaikovsky and touring in Europe and Israel.

During intermission, you'll hear interviews with soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Cconcertmaster David Kim, and 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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