Eric Owens http://wrti.org en LA Opera: Giacomo Puccini's MADAME BUTTERFLY, August 3, 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/la-opera-giacomo-puccinis-madame-butterfly-august-3-1-pm <p>A love that knows no boundaries goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. What begins as an idyllic liaison in an enchanting land of cherry blossoms turns into the heartbreaking tragedy of an abandoned bride forced to make an excruciating decision. <strong>Join us for LA Opera's <em>MADAME BUTTERFLY</em>, Saturday, August 3, 1 to 4 pm.</strong> Grant Gershon conducts.</p><p>http://youtu.be/ciKr7EFjNU4</p><p><strong>CAST:</strong></p> Sat, 03 Aug 2013 01:52:20 +0000 WRTI Staff 6264 at http://wrti.org LA Opera: Giacomo Puccini's MADAME BUTTERFLY, August 3, 1 PM Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--AMERICA I AM--My Name Is Asher Lev--Bass-Baritone Eric Owens http://wrti.org/post/nadja-salerno-sonnenberg-america-i-am-my-name-asher-lev-bass-baritone-eric-owens <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. She performs Bruch's first violin concerto in performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra this week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at <em>AMERICA I AM: The African American Imprint</em>, a new exhibition at the National Constitution Center that explores the myriad contributions African Americans have made to America.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Arden Theatre in Philadelphia as it premieres an adaptation of Chaim Potok's 1972 novel, <em>My Name Is Asher Lev.</em></p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles singing sensation Eric Owens. Despite a stellar international career, the Philadelphia-born bass baritone still finds time to regularly perform in his hometown.</p> Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:16:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2075 at http://wrti.org Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--AMERICA I AM--My Name Is Asher Lev--Bass-Baritone Eric Owens