Robert Schumann http://wrti.org en American Audiences Missing Out On Many Great Performers http://wrti.org/post/american-audiences-missing-out-many-great-performers <p></p><p>Over the past decade or so, it has become increasingly difficult for overseas musicians without well-established reputations in the U.S. to get permission to travel here for work. However, as WRTI's Jim Cotter reports, when a powerhouse such as The Philadelphia Orchestra wants a particular soloist, they usually get their man, or woman.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:56:56 +0000 Jim Cotter 7161 at http://wrti.org American Audiences Missing Out On Many Great Performers Jonathan Biss: Shooting Down The Schumann Detractors http://wrti.org/post/jonathan-biss-shooting-down-schumann-detractors <em>(For our week dedicated to <em><a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/89571552/robert-schumann" target="_blank">Robert Schumann</a>, p</em>ianist <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/121071227/jonathan-biss" target="_blank">Jonathan Biss</a> defends this misunderstood composer in the first of three essays. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 14:19:00 +0000 editor 4552 at http://wrti.org Jonathan Biss: Shooting Down The Schumann Detractors Five Things You Never Knew About Robert Schumann http://wrti.org/post/five-things-you-never-knew-about-robert-schumann <em>All this week, we'll be focusing our lens on the music of Robert Schumann and the lasting impact of his work. Leading the conversation is pianist Jonathan Biss, who's making a 30-concert <a href="http://www.jonathanbiss.com/schumann/" target="_blank">project</a> out of this Schumann exploration all season long and who has written a series of essays on Schumann. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 12:34:00 +0000 Eric Frederick Jensen 4550 at http://wrti.org Five Things You Never Knew About Robert Schumann OLD WICKED SONGS: Jon Marans' Pulitzer-Nominated Play at Bristol Riverside Theatre http://wrti.org/post/old-wicked-songs-jon-marans-pulitzer-nominated-play-bristol-riverside-theatre <p>Two musicians discover secrets about one another - and learn about themselves - through their work on a song cycle by 19th-century German composer Robert Schumann. WRTI's Susan Lewis considers this award-winning drama about the power of music to bridge differences.</p> Sun, 28 Nov 2010 19:19:43 +0000 Susan Lewis 3366 at http://wrti.org OLD WICKED SONGS: Jon Marans' Pulitzer-Nominated Play at Bristol Riverside Theatre