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The Philadelphians on WRTI 90.1: Gianandrea Noseda Conducts Liszt, Sibelius, and Tchaikovsky

Stefano Pasqualetti
Conductor Gianandrea Noseda

Join us on Sunday, December 8th at 1 PM for a Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert re-broadcast that brings back to the podium Musical America’s 2015 Conductor of the Year, Gianandrea Noseda, for a concert from 2016 that begins with Liszt’s orchestrally dazzling Symphonic Poem No 6, “Mazeppa,” and a performance by renowned violinist Leonidas Kavakos of Jean Sibelius' Violin Concerto.Noseda, who is music director of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C., has not only propelled the Teatro Regio Torino into the ranks of the leading opera houses of the world since becoming its music director in 2007, but has appeared with The Philadelphia Orchestra every season since his debut in December 2010, and established a warm and productive relationship with the Philadelphians.

Sunday’s program concludes with Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 1, “Winter Daydreams.”

During intermission, WRTI’s Susan Lewis speaks backstage with the Maestro. Don’t miss this concert of big orchestral showpieces, on Sunday, December 8th from 1 to 3 PM here on WRTI 90.1.

Read the detailed program notes from the Philadelphia Orchestra concert


Liszt: Symphonic Poem No. 6, "Mazeppa"
Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Leonidas Kavakos, violin


Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 1, "Winter Daydreams"   

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Gregg Whiteside is producer and host of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcasts, every Sunday at 1 PM on WRTI 90.1, streaming online at WRTI.org, on the WRTI mobile app,and your favorite smart speaker! Listen again on Mondays at 7 PM on WRTI HD-2.

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.