Download Podchestra, 01.28.10 Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Harp Elizabeth Hainen discusses her upcoming solo appearances with the Orchestra in this Podchestra interview.
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Download Podchestra, 01.28.10 Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Cello Hai-Ye Ni discusses her upcoming solo appearances with the Orchestra in this Podchestra interview.
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Download Podchestra, 12.09.09 Listen to Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Walker discussing his new Violin Concerto, which receives its world premiere performances by The Philadelphia Orchestra in December 2009.
Vice President and Orchestra General Manager Stephen Millen gives an update on The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2009 Tour of Europe and the Canary Islands, with stories from behind the scenes
Conductor Vladimir Jurowski and musicologist Michael Johns share insights into Mahler's huge cantata Das klagende Lied, performed for the first time by the Orchestra in concerts in early March.
Jim Cotter "visits" Helen Smith, director of media and technology at the Eastman School of Music, and harp student Andrea Mumm, via live Internet2 connection to talk about their recent collaboration with the Orchestra's Internet2 Master Class program.
Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg explains how her adventures with contemporary and popular styles inform her performance of seasoned concertos, like the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1, which she performs this week with The Philadelphia Orchestra.
As the Orchestra gears up for its European tour, Jim Cotter learns from another great violinist, Leonidas Kavakos, about the experience of a soloist on tour - the music making, places, and people.
Philadelphia Orchestra Principal Librarian Robert Grossman also shares his stories from previous tours, and the secrets of one of a symphony orchestra's most important roles.
French-Canadian guest conductor Yannick Nezet-Seguin makes his Philadelphia Orchestra debut this weekend, and talks to Jim Cotter about the challenge of leading the Orchestra in repertory central to its tradition, like the Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninoff masterpieces on his program
Orchestra violinist Davyd Booth spreads some holiday cheer with his memories of another Philadelphia Orchestra tradition: the Glorious Sound Of Christmas
PA State Representative Dwight Evans, the visionary behind the Orchestra’s annual concerts at MLK High School, explains his continued support for this project and its particular relevance in this historic election year, while Philadelphia Orchestra President and CEO James Undercofler gives the Orchestra's own perspective
The Philadelphia Orchestra would like you to note that due to the holiday break, the January episode of Podchestra will be released on January 15, a week later than normal. We wish all our listeners a very happy holiday!
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