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Hear Yannick and Rachmaninoff on WRTI's Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert

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Join WRTI: Philadelphia on Sunday, July 10th from 1 to 3 pm for a re-broadcast of The Philadelphia Orchestra's first concert of the 2015/2016 season. Listen to Yannick Nézet-Séguin lead the Philadelphians in works by Rachmaninoff, Ravel, and Rimsky-Korsakov with pianist Daniil Trifonov.

The whole season has showcased the inimitable "Philadelphia Sound" that has inspired composers through the years, and led to many world and U.S. premieres. These works are all good examples: Ravel's impressionistic Une Barque sur l'océan (A Ship on the Ocean), which was given its U.S. premiere by Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphians in 1953; Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 4, which he wrote for The Philadelphia Orchestra, and gave its premiere himself here in Philadelphia in 1927, with Leopold Stokowski conducting; and Rimsky-Korsakov's sweeping Scheherazade, which has become a signature work of the Philadelphians!  The PROGRAM Includes:

Ravel: Une Barque sur l'océan

Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 4

     Daniil Trifonov, piano


Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade

Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Gregg Whiteside is producer and host of The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcasts on WRTI, every Sunday at 1 pm. 

Listen to Susan Lewis' conversation with Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director - Yannick Nézet-Séguin and soloist, Daniil Trifonov.