from Macy's, Philadelphia

Thrill to Peter Richard Conte playing the worlds’ largest playing pipe organ on the first Sunday of each month at 5 pm ET on Philadelphia's WRTI-FM, 90.1 on the radio dial.  Or listen live over the Internet anywhere at Sponsored by Macy’s and the Friends of the Wanamaker Organ. Jill Pasternak is the host. Additional information on the Wanamaker Organ Hour is available at this French website link:
Here is the list of frequencies of the WRTI-FM Network: 90.1 Philadelphia; 97.7 Reading; 97.1 Allentown; 91.7 Harrisburg; 90.7 York; 90.7 Lancaster, Ephrata and Lebanon; 91.1 Mount Pocono; 94.9 Wilkes-Barre; 98.1 Pottsville; 106.1 Scranton; 91.3 Ocean City; and 91.7 Dover. Please note that different call letters are used in different locales for this low-power FM network.

  • A 2015 Action News piece on the Light Show and Wanamaker Organ is found HERE..
  • The Philadelphia Daily News does a 2014 video piece on the Wanamaker Organ, accessed HERE.
  • See the viral video of the Opera Company of Philadelphia "Hallelujah Chorus" at Macy's flashmob Wanamaker Organ surprise performance here.
  • Michael Stairs, our beloved board member and assistant Wanamaker organist, was recently featured in Jill Pasternak's "Crossover." You may listen HERE.
  • An entertaining and informative Charles S.P. Jenkins three-part piece on the Wanamaker Organ that cleverly ties it in to the vast sweep of Philadelphia history begins HERE.
  • Hear about the 2008 Philadelphia Orchestra concert on NPR
  • Click here for a video piece featuring our Wyncote Grant carpenter Scott Kip.
  • A selection of Wanamaker Organ Day concert presentations is on YouTube under the DocBower channel and many may be enjoyed here and from adjoining choices in the YouTube margin. Special thanks to Charles Bower for these films!
  • A 2013 edition of Michael Barone's Pipedreams radio show salutes Richard Purvis on the centennial of his birth, and features Christian Elliott playing Purvis's St. Francis Suite on the Big W. Listen HERE.



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