Time for Three http://wrti.org en The Fiddlers of Time for Three: Not Your Average Classical Music Trio http://wrti.org/post/fiddlers-time-three-not-your-average-classical-music-trio <p></p><p>Three former Curtis students have been winning over audiences with their chemistry, virtuosity, and ability to think outside the classical music box for over a decade. Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall play violin; Ranaan Meyer plays double bass. Philadelphia composer Jennifer Higdon composed Concerto 4-3 with <a href="http://www.tf3.com/" target="_blank"><strong>"Time for Three" (tf3)</strong></a> in mind.&nbsp; WRTI’s Meridee Duddleston spoke with Meyer last November when the trio was in Utah to perform at a benefit for the Utah Symphony.</p><p>http://youtu.be/34bgjdQRjIM</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:08:44 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 7106 at http://wrti.org The Fiddlers of Time for Three: Not Your Average Classical Music Trio It's a "Grassical" Christmas with the DePue Brothers Band! http://wrti.org/post/its-grassical-christmas-depue-brothers-band <p>You read the headline correctly. "Grassical." It's a combination of bluegrass and classical music, with elements of jazz, blues and rock included. The term was coined by the DePue&nbsp;Brothers, now performing as the DePue&nbsp;Brothers Band.&nbsp; And they may call what they produce "grassical," but we call it serious fun!</p><p>http://youtu.be/ENxo_5tkN-U</p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 13:14:54 +0000 Joe Patti & Jill Pasternak 6838 at http://wrti.org It's a "Grassical" Christmas with the DePue Brothers Band! The Fun Fiddlers of Time for Three: Not Your Average Classical Music Trio http://wrti.org/post/fun-fiddlers-time-three-not-your-average-classical-music-trio <p></p><p>Three former Curtis students have been winning over audiences with their chemistry, virtuosity, and ability to think outside the classical music box for over a decade. Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall play violin; Ranaan Meyer plays double bass. Philadelphia composer Jennifer Higdon composed <em>Concerto 4-3 </em>with <a href="http://www.tf3.com/" target="_blank"><strong>"Time for Three" (tf3) </strong></a>in mind.&nbsp; WRTI’s Meridee Duddleston spoke with Meyer recently while the trio was in Utah to perform at a benefit for the Utah Symphony.</p><p>http://youtu.be/34bgjdQRjIM</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:39:38 +0000 Meridee Duddleston 6654 at http://wrti.org The Fun Fiddlers of Time for Three: Not Your Average Classical Music Trio Time For Three: Tiny Desk Concert http://wrti.org/post/time-three-tiny-desk-concert Pigeonholing the classically trained string trio <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/94380535/time-for-three">Time for Three</a> isn't easy, but that's also a blessing. The musicians — violinists Zachary De Pue and Nick Kendall with double bassist Ranaan Meyer — say they love a kaleidoscopic spectrum of music. "If we like it, we play it" is their motto. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 12:03:00 +0000 Tom Huizenga 6244 at http://wrti.org Time For Three: Tiny Desk Concert Time For Three: The Philadelphia-Based String Trio http://wrti.org/post/time-three-philadelphia-based-string-trio <p class="legacy-byline">By Jim Cotter</p><p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrti/local-wrti-913619.mp3</p><p class="legacy-audio-caption">Time For Three: The Philadelphia-Based String Trio</p><p><span class="legacy-dateline">P</span> &ndash; Zach De Pue, one of Time For Three&#39;s violinists, discusses the group&#39;s musical evolution.</p> Sun, 04 Jul 2010 11:26:18 +0000 3347 at http://wrti.org River North Chicago Dance Co.'s Artistic Director--Time for Three--Wicked Phila.--Video Art at ICA http://wrti.org/post/river-north-chicago-dance-cos-artistic-director-time-three-wicked-phila-video-art-ica <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Frank Chaves, Artistic Director of River North Chicago Dance Company. The company is performing in Philadelphia this week as part of a tour celebrating its 20th anniversary season.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns reviews the latest recording by the trio Time for Three, and speaks with the group.</p> <p>In the second part of a companion series to a new book called <i>Wicked Philadelphia</i>, Tom Keels tells the story of the 19th-century occultist George Lippard.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the nature of video art, as the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia opens an exhibition exploring animation. It's the second of a three-part, year-long examination of this modern medium.</p> Fri, 15 Jan 2010 20:30:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels 2284 at http://wrti.org River North Chicago Dance Co.'s Artistic Director--Time for Three--Wicked Phila.--Video Art at ICA Time for Three and composer Jennifer Higdon http://wrti.org/post/time-three-and-composer-jennifer-higdon <p>Jill welcomes the crossover trio Time for Three and composer Jennifer Higdon. Time for Three recently performed the premier of Higdon's <em>Concerto 4-3</em> with the Philadelphia Orchestra. The orchestra is also slated to perform another of Higdon's works, <em>The Singing Rooms</em>, for violin, chorus, and orchestra with violinist Jennifer Koh.</p> Sat, 19 Jan 2008 14:07:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1928 at http://wrti.org Time for Three and composer Jennifer Higdon The Philadelphia Orchestra: Leonard Bernstein Festival http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-leonard-bernstein-festival <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Jennifer Higdon. The Philadelphia Orchestra and Time for Three premier her <em>Concerto 4-3 </em>this week. It's part of the orchestra's Leonard Bernstein Festival. </p> <p>Also, Susan Lewis looks at the life and legend of the great American composer, conductor, and educator. </p> <p>Jason Peifer talks to the organizers of the annual One Book, One Philadelphia program.</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2008 17:18:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1926 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra: Leonard Bernstein Festival Time for 3--West Chester University's Poetry Center--Egyptian artifacts--Light Design http://wrti.org/post/time-3-west-chester-universitys-poetry-center-egyptian-artifacts-light-design <p>A conversation with Time for 3 and the 19th century African American composer Francis "Frank" Johnson. </p> <p>Susan Lewis: West Chester University's Poetry Center. </p> <p>We go on a search for ancient Egyptian artifacts in Philadelphia. </p> <p>Jason Peifer examines the role of the lighting designer in theater.</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2007 14:02:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1841 at http://wrti.org