WRTI has an exciting new weekend jazz lineup! Starting Friday, Sept. 30, you’ll hear fresh and familiar voices in specially curated shows.
WRTI Top Stories
Since its founding over 1,000 years ago, this Catholic music school and song group in Regensburg, Germany, has been boys only. Until now.
Astral, WRTI and the PHS Pop Up Garden present dynamic young artists in a festival setting on Oct. 2.
As he embarks on a major quartet tour, guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel speaks with WRTI's Nate Chinen about his new music, and what it means to return to his hometown of Philadelphia.
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Dianne Reeves, whose song "Endangered Species" was sung by Sheryl Lee Ralph when she accepted an Emmy for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy.
In a first-time collaboration, WRTI and WBGO have created a Fall Preview to cover the field, in a range of sounds and styles.
The Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert on WRTI: Yannick leads Brahms' First Symphony and a new Tuba Concerto by Wynton MarsalisJoin us on Sunday, September 18th at 1 PM on WRTI 90.1, and Monday, September 19th at 7 PM on WRTI HD-2 when our Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert series brings you a performance recorded live in December, 2021.
From The Philadelphia Orchestra season to Variant 6 and beyond, WRTI has a digest of can't-miss events and releases this fall.
The Philadelphia Orchestra offered an impromptu memorial tribute to Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday in London, playing Elgar's "Nimrod" and "God Save the Queen."
There are more than a thousand community bands in big cities and small towns throughout the country.
WRTI Video Spotlight
Watch Cuban-American cellist and ASTRAL artist Thomas Mesa perform Andrea Casarrubios's Seven.
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