Tempesta di Mare http://wrti.org en Tempesta di Mare: The Philadelphia-Based Baroque Orchestra http://wrti.org/post/tempesta-di-mare-philadelphia-based-baroque-orchestra <p>The violin concertos known as &quot;The Four Seasons&quot; may be among the most popular and well-known works of Baroque music. But it was another work by Vivaldi that was the inspiration for the name of a Philadelphia-based Baroque orchestra.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 21:20:10 +0000 Susan Lewis 3837 at http://wrti.org Tempesta di Mare: The Philadelphia-Based Baroque Orchestra The Crossing Choir: Works by Kile Smith http://wrti.org/post/crossing-choir-works-kile-smith <p>Be sure to join us from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday, January 22nd for a special treat - concert broadcasts of the 24-voice chamber choir The Crossing, led by Donald Nally. This month, you&#39;ll hear performances of Kile Smith&#39;s <i>Vespers</i> (with Piffaro, the Renaissance wind band), <i>Where Flames a Word</i>, and <i>The Waking Sun</i> (with Tempesta di Mare).</p><p>All three of these performances were recorded at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 18:29:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 2753 at http://wrti.org The Crossing Choir: Works by Kile Smith The Opera Company of Phila.--Tempesta Di Mare--Nat'l Assoc. of Negro Musicians--Tristin Lowe at PMA http://wrti.org/post/opera-company-phila-tempesta-di-mare-natl-assoc-negro-musicians-tristin-lowe-pma <p>There's good news emanating from the Opera Company of Philadelphia. We speak with General Director David Devan.</p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles the Philadelphia-based Baroque ensemble, Tempesta Di Mare.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns looks at the National Association of Negro Musicians.</p> <p>We speak with the Philadelphia-based contemporary artist Tristin Lowe. His <i>Under the Influence</i>, an installation comprised of two interconnected works, is currently on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 19:49:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter 2656 at http://wrti.org The Opera Company of Phila.--Tempesta Di Mare--Nat'l Assoc. of Negro Musicians--Tristin Lowe at PMA Tempesta di Mare at 10--Stephen Costello's Tutelage Coach Bill Schuman--Symphony in C'c New Season http://wrti.org/post/tempesta-di-mare-10-stephen-costellos-tutelage-coach-bill-schuman-symphony-cc-new-season <p>Susan Lewis profiles Tempesta Di Mare. The Philadelphia-based Baroque orchestra is celebrating its 10th anniversary with concerts featuring fanfares, suites, and a birthday symphony.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns examines the relationship between star tenor Stephen Costello and his coach Bill Schuman, an Academy of Vocal Arts faculty member who is considered to be one of the great voice builders - and rebuilders - in the business.</p> <p>And Jim cotter speaks with Symphony in C President Krishna Thiagarajan as the Camden-based orchestra opens its new season.</p> Sat, 15 Oct 2011 13:25:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2625 at http://wrti.org Tempesta di Mare at 10--Stephen Costello's Tutelage Coach Bill Schuman--Symphony in C'c New Season German Soc. of PA Concert Featuring Amer. Virtuosi--Bach's Brandenburg Concertos--Arts and Aging http://wrti.org/post/german-soc-pa-concert-featuring-amer-virtuosi-bachs-brandenburg-concertos-arts-and-aging <p>We pay a visit to the German Society of Pennsylvania. The American Virtuosi plays music by Bach, Chopin, and Tchaikovsky in the final concert in the society's concert season.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, as Tempesta di Mare, the Philadelphia-based baroque orchestra, gets set to wrap up its season-long cycle of the works.</p> <p>And as part of National Older Americans Month, we explore arts and aging.</p> Sat, 15 May 2010 20:22:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2348 at http://wrti.org German Soc. of PA Concert Featuring Amer. Virtuosi--Bach's Brandenburg Concertos--Arts and Aging Bassoonist Daniel Matsukawa--Brandenberg Concertos by Tempesta di Mare--Amer. Swedish Hist. Museum http://wrti.org/post/bassoonist-daniel-matsukawa-brandenberg-concertos-tempesta-di-mare-amer-swedish-hist-museum <p>Jim Cotter speaks with The Philadelphia Orchestra's Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa. He's the soloist this week for performances of Mozart's Bassoon Concerto at the Kimmel Center.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers performances of Bach's Brandenburg Concertos by Tempesta di Mare, the Philadelphia-based Baroque orchestra.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores Philadelphia's Swedish origins with a visit to the American Swedish Historical Museum.</p> Sat, 17 Oct 2009 14:33:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2223 at http://wrti.org Bassoonist Daniel Matsukawa--Brandenberg Concertos by Tempesta di Mare--Amer. Swedish Hist. Museum