Leila Josefowicz http://wrti.org en A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012 http://wrti.org/post/bald-mezzo-and-three-shades-violin-classical-favorites-2012 From mezzo-soprano <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15221692/cecilia-bartoli" target="_blank">Cecilia Bartoli</a>'s ambitious revival of the early Baroque composer Agostino Stefani (and yes, she's got another outrageous album cover) to three very different roles for the violin, here's a clutch of classical albums I returned to again and again this year for sheer delight and aural inspiration. Bartoli lavishes extravagant attention on the music of a fascinating but forgotten link in the history of opera. Sun, 09 Dec 2012 20:04:00 +0000 Tom Huizenga 4863 at http://wrti.org A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012 Violinist Leila Josefowicz http://wrti.org/post/violinist-leila-josefowicz-0 <p>WRTI&#39;s Jim Cotter speaks with violinist Leila Josefowicz ahead of concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra, led by conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen.</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 13:11:58 +0000 Jim Cotter 3756 at http://wrti.org Violinist Leila Josefowicz Leila Josefowicz's New Role With The Philadelphia Orchestra http://wrti.org/post/leila-josefowiczs-new-role-philadelphia-orchestra <p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-1000564.mp3</p><p>Violinist Leila Josefowicz speaks with Jim Cotter about her new role as artist-in-residence with the Phila. Orchestra.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 17:11:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 2784 at http://wrti.org Leila Josefowicz's New Role With The Philadelphia Orchestra Leila Josefowicz with the Phila Orch--The Phila Singers, Bach, and the Mendelssohns--Tony Bennett http://wrti.org/post/leila-josefowicz-phila-orch-phila-singers-bach-and-mendelssohns-tony-bennett <p>A conversation with violinist Leila Josefowicz. The MacArthur Fellowship (so-called Genius Award) recipient speaks with Jim Cotter about her new role as artist-in-residence with the Philadelphia Orchestra.<br /><br />Susan Lewis considers lesser-known works of 19th-century composers Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny Hensel as the Philadelphia Singers prepares a weekend concert In Rittenhouse Square exploring the influence of J.S. Bach on the two siblings.<br /> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 20:44:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2636 at http://wrti.org Leila Josefowicz with the Phila Orch--The Phila Singers, Bach, and the Mendelssohns--Tony Bennett Violinist Leila Josefowicz: On Her Interest in New Music http://wrti.org/post/violinist-leila-josefowicz-her-interest-new-music <p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrti/local-wrti-908016.mp3</p><p class="legacy-audio-caption">Violinist Leila Josefowicz: On Her Interest in New Music</p><p>The renowned Canadian-born violinist talks about the pressures and joys of working with living composers.</p> Thu, 17 Jun 2010 15:24:39 +0000 3336 at http://wrti.org