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Discover the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra on WRTI 90.1: Every Sunday in May

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The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra conducted by Maestro Louis Scaglione with soloist Michael Ludwig.

Join us every Sunday in May, from 4 to 6 PM, to hear the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra in concerts recorded live at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. You’ll hear some of the most talented young musicians in our region conducted by PYO Music Director Louis Scaglione.

Your host is WRTI's Kevin Gordon with program commentary by Maestro Scaglione.

Listen on WRTI 90.1, streaming at WRTI.org, on the WRTI mobile app, and on your favorite smart speaker. Listen for up to two weeks after broadcast on WRTI Replay.


May 8th (from Feb. 2022)
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 (Michael Ludwig, violin)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Louis Scaglione talks with Kevin Gordon about the May 8th broadcast

May 15th (from Feb. 2015)
Shostakovich: Festive Overture
Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Richard Amoroso, violin)
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5

Louis Scaglione talks with Kevin Gordon about the May 15th broadcast

May 22nd (from Nov. 2015)
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks
Gliere: Horn Concerto (Jennifer Montone, French horn)
Brahms: Symphony No. 2

Louis Scaglione talks with Kevin Gordon about the May 22nd broadcast

May 29th (from June 2019)
Zarb-Cousin: Symphonic Prelude
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5

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