David Robertson http://wrti.org en Maestro David Robertson--Possible Cutbacks in PA Arts Funding--Handcrafted Metalwork in Phila. http://wrti.org/post/maestro-david-robertson-possible-cutbacks-pa-arts-funding-handcrafted-metalwork-phila <p>Jim Cotter speaks with David Robertson. The Music Director of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra conducts The Philadelphia Orchestra in three concerts this week.</p> <p>As Pennsylvania lawmakers work on the state budget, WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at how the Commonwealth funds arts and culture, and the possible consequences of threatened cutbacks.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores the rich tradition of handcrafted metalwork in Philadelphia, as the Philadelphia Museum of Art opens <i>Wrought and Crafted: Jewelry and Metalwork 1900 to the Present</i> and the Society of North American Goldsmiths meets in town this week.</p> Wed, 20 May 2009 14:27:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2135 at http://wrti.org Maestro David Robertson--Possible Cutbacks in PA Arts Funding--Handcrafted Metalwork in Phila.