The Academy of Natural Sciences http://wrti.org en Maestro James Conlon--Academy of Natural Sciences at 200--Soprano Meagan Miller http://wrti.org/post/maestro-james-conlon-academy-natural-sciences-200-soprano-meagan-miller <p>Jim Cotter speaks with James Conlon as the music director of LA Opera and the Ravinia Festival prepares to guest conduct The Philadelphia Orchestra.<br /><br />Susan Lewis explores the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia, as it begins a yearlong celebration of its bicentennial.<br /><br />David Patrick Stearns profiles soprano Meagan Miller.&nbsp;The West Chester native recently joined Lyric Fest for concerts featuring music from 1912.</p> Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:14:10 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 3638 at http://wrti.org Maestro James Conlon--Academy of Natural Sciences at 200--Soprano Meagan Miller Rising Local Opera Star Meagan Miller--Imagine Africa at Penn Museum--Insect Illustrations at ANS http://wrti.org/post/rising-local-opera-star-meagan-miller-imagine-africa-penn-museum-insect-illustrations-ans <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Meagan Miller. The West Chester soprano is a rising star in the opera world.</p> <p>We explore an innovative exhibition at the Penn Museum. The look and content of <i>Imagine Africa</i> will evolve over the coming year through visitor and local community feedback.</p> <p>And Susan Lewis takes us to an exhibition at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia of the insect illustrations of a world-renowned entomologist.</p> Sat, 19 Nov 2011 21:13:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2647 at http://wrti.org Rising Local Opera Star Meagan Miller--Imagine Africa at Penn Museum--Insect Illustrations at ANS Art Intersects with Science in DUAL NATURE at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia http://wrti.org/post/art-intersects-science-dual-nature-academy-natural-sciences-philadelphia <p>Dr. Daniel Otte, the Academy of Natural Sciences' curator of entomology, has described over 1500 insect species, and recorded the songs of crickets from all over the world in a new exhibition at the Academy. WRTI's Susan Lewis considers the art and science of DUAL NATURE: SCIENCE ILLUSTRATIONS OF DAN OTTE, on view until December 4th.</p> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 00:40:48 +0000 Susan Lewis 3396 at http://wrti.org Art Intersects with Science in DUAL NATURE at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia Insect Illustrations (ANS)--Maestro Jaap Van Zweden--Historical Musical Devices at Pennypacker Mills http://wrti.org/post/insect-illustrations-ans-maestro-jaap-van-zweden-historical-musical-devices-pennypacker-mills <p>Susan Lewis explores an exhibition of the insect illustrations of a world-renowned entomologist at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the Dutch-born music director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Jaap Van Zweden.</p> <p>Eric Brannon takes us to Pennypacker Mills in Schwenksville, PA for an exhibition of historical mechanical musical devices - the forebearers of modern electronic appliances such as the CD player and the iPod.</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:03:00 +0000 Susan Lewis, David Patrick Stearns & Eric Brannon 2584 at http://wrti.org Insect Illustrations (ANS)--Maestro Jaap Van Zweden--Historical Musical Devices at Pennypacker Mills