Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg http://wrti.org en The Evolution Of Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg http://wrti.org/post/evolution-nadja-salerno-sonnenberg <p>Her story is, in its way, a great American immigrant’s tale: the Italian-born, American violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg’s career continues to evolve in ways that no one could have predicted.&nbsp; WRTI’s Jim Cotter profiles an artist who has spent most of her life in the spotlight.</p><p></p><p>http://youtu.be/txsBK8fhckQ</p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 00:59:37 +0000 Jim Cotter 6687 at http://wrti.org The Evolution Of Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Happy Birthday, Nadja! http://wrti.org/post/happy-birthday-nadja <p>Her story is - in its way - a great American immigrant’s tale. And this week, the Italian-born American violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg is celebrating her 51<sup>st</sup> birthday.</p><p>As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, most of that time has been spent in the spotlight.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 00:49:41 +0000 Jim Cotter 4964 at http://wrti.org Happy Birthday, Nadja! Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg http://wrti.org/post/violinist-nadja-salerno-sonnenberg <p>Nadja Salerno Sonnenberg is Jill's guest this week. The world-famous violinist, a Curtis grad and winner of the Naumburg Violin Competition in 1981, launched her own recording label, NSS Music in 2005, and is also concertmaster and music director of her own orchestra, the NEW CENTURY Chamber Orchestra based in San Francisco.</p> <p>NSS Music released <i>Together</i>, Nadja's first recording collaboration with NEW CENTURY, in 2009.</p> Sat, 07 Jan 2012 21:52:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2244 at http://wrti.org Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--AMERICA I AM--My Name Is Asher Lev--Bass-Baritone Eric Owens http://wrti.org/post/nadja-salerno-sonnenberg-america-i-am-my-name-asher-lev-bass-baritone-eric-owens <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. She performs Bruch's first violin concerto in performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra this week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at <em>AMERICA I AM: The African American Imprint</em>, a new exhibition at the National Constitution Center that explores the myriad contributions African Americans have made to America.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Arden Theatre in Philadelphia as it premieres an adaptation of Chaim Potok's 1972 novel, <em>My Name Is Asher Lev.</em></p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles singing sensation Eric Owens. Despite a stellar international career, the Philadelphia-born bass baritone still finds time to regularly perform in his hometown.</p> Fri, 16 Jan 2009 19:16:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2075 at http://wrti.org Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg--AMERICA I AM--My Name Is Asher Lev--Bass-Baritone Eric Owens Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Clarice Assad http://wrti.org/post/nadja-salerno-sonnenberg-and-clarice-assad <p>This week we speak with violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and composer Clarice Assad. Salerno-Sonnenberg is the soloist for performances of Assad's violin concerto by the Philadelphia Orchestra; We look ahead to the 215 Festival: Philadelphia's unique celebration of writers and words; Jason Peifer previews a Palestinian/Jewish Israeli Theater Initiative that will be touring the region. Their show, "Six Actors in Search of a Plot" explores peace building efforts between Israel's Arab and Jewish populations; Susan Lewis explores Villa America: American Moderns 1900 - 1950, the latest exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.</p> Sat, 30 Sep 2006 15:31:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1685 at http://wrti.org