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11:39 am
Fri June 7, 2013

PA Sinfonia's Valley Vivaldi Summer concert series

Host of WDIY Classics, Waldemar Vinovskis speaks with Allan Birney, Music Director/Conductor of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra about the first Valley Vivaldi concert of the summer on Sunday, June 9th at Christ Lutheran Church at 13th and Hamilton Streets in Allentown at 7:30pm. 

Program highlights include:  Vivaldi - Concerto in C Minor for strings RV 119; Handel - Trio Sonata in F;

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12:05 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

The Marine Band of Allentown Featured on "Community Bands of the Lehigh Valley"

WDIY began its new monthly feature “Community Bands of the Lehigh Valley” this morning as part of its WDIY Classics program. The monthly program will air at 11am on the last Monday of the month for the next year, culminating with the Concert Bands International Convention happening at Miller Symphony Hall in March, 2014.

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2:04 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

Lehigh University Choral Arts

Host Waldamar Vinovskis speaks with Steven Sametz, Director of the Lehigh University Choral Arts program, presenting "An Evening of Music by two Heavyweights, Wagner and Verdi in Baker Hall at the Zoellner Arts Center on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27th 2013 at 8pm.

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12:00 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

PA Sinfonia presents "Four by Four"

Host Waldemar Vinovskis talks with Allan Birney, Music Director of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra about their upcoming performance Four by Four, happening Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 PM at the First Presbyterian Church, Allentown with piano soloist Michael Gurt.

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12:29 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Allentown Symphony Orchestra presents "Psychedelic Dreams"

Host Waldemar Vinovskis talks with Allentown Symphony's Diane Wittry and Venezuelan pianist Vanessa Perez. Perez will be playing the Ravel Piano Concerto in G Major on April 13 and 14 at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown.

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10:45 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Five Musical Passion Stories You Must Hear on NPR’s “Deceptive Cadence” Blog

Before Easter, hear five powerful and diverse musical portrayals of Jesus' last days and crucifixion, from Bach's monumental St. Matthew to Golijov's brilliant Latin American mashup to a dark and terrifying Russian vision from Sofia Gubaidulina.


http://www.npr.org/blogs/deceptivecadence/2013/03/27/175496458/the-good-friday-5-musical-passion-stories-you-must-hear

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12:34 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Schadt String Finalists Perform on WDIY Classics

Host Waldemar Vinovskis talks with Sang Lee and Ben Capps, both finalists in the 17th Annual Schadt String Competition for Cello, happening March 1-3 at Miller Symphony Hall. Each cellist also performs live in the studio during the interview.

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1:54 pm
Fri February 22, 2013

Bach Choir performs Mendelssohn's Elijah

Waldemar Vinovskis talks with David Ruhf, member of the Bach Choir about their performance of Mendelssohn’s fiery Oratorio “Elijah” on Sunday, March 10th at the First Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem at 4pm. 

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2:50 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Sinfonia Birthday Bash - Celebrating 30 Years

Waldemar Vinovskis speaks with Allan Birney, Music Director of the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra about the Sinfonia's special Birthday Bash Concert - Celebrating 30 years on Saturday, March 2, at 7:30pm at the Christ Lutheran Church in Allentown. 

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12:57 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Allentown Symphony presents Modern Romance

Host Waldemar Vinovskis interviews Allentown Symphony Orchestra conductor Diane Wittry to the program, along with guest clarinetist David Singer, for an interview and live performance to highlight their Modern Romance program featuring the lush orchestral and choral harmonies of Ravel's Daphnis and Chloe at Miller Symphony Hall, February 9th and 10th 2013. 

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