Settlement Music School http://wrti.org en Settlement Branch Opens, Willow Grove--Dress Designer Roberto Capucci--Astral Composer Aaron Kernis http://wrti.org/post/settlement-branch-opens-willow-grove-dress-designer-roberto-capucci-astral-composer-aaron <p>As Settlement Music School celebrates the opening of its newest branch, Jim Cotter speaks with the school's Executive Director Helen Eaton.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers Italian artist and designer Roberto Capucci, whose work is on display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through June 5, 2011.</p> <p>And we speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Aaron Jay Kernis. Astral Artists presents the premiere of a specially commissioned work by Kernis on March 20th.</p> Sat, 19 Mar 2011 15:55:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2508 at http://wrti.org Settlement Branch Opens, Willow Grove--Dress Designer Roberto Capucci--Astral Composer Aaron Kernis Steve Lopez--Michael Tilson Thomas--The Government Inspector--Settlement Music School at 100 http://wrti.org/post/steve-lopez-michael-tilson-thomas-government-inspector-settlement-music-school-100 <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interviews with author Steve Lopez and conductor Michael Tilson Thomas.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Lantern Theater Company as it stages a new adaptation of the classic Nikolai Gogol play, <em>The Government Inspector.</em></p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the history of Philadelphia's Settlement Music School and the many lives it has touched in its 100-year history.</p> Wed, 26 Nov 2008 19:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2051 at http://wrti.org Steve Lopez--Michael Tilson Thomas--The Government Inspector--Settlement Music School at 100 The Historic Boyd Theatre--Settlement Music School's Centennial--The Arden Theatre's Our Town http://wrti.org/post/historic-boyd-theatre-settlement-music-schools-centennial-arden-theatres-our-town <p>Jim Cotter on Philadelphia's Boyd Theater. The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named the art deco building on its 2008 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. It will be sold to a private investor next week who could, under an existing demolition permit, order its destruction.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at Philadelphia's Settlement Music School, now celebrating its centennial. </p> <p>Jason Peifer previews the Arden Theatre production of <em>Our Town</em>, the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thornton Wilder. Part of the show takes place in the historic Christ Church in Philadelphia's Old City, and each performance features a different musical group from the region.</p> Sat, 24 May 2008 18:39:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1972 at http://wrti.org The Historic Boyd Theatre--Settlement Music School's Centennial--The Arden Theatre's Our Town Settlement Music School -- Walnut Street Theater -- Reading Public Museum http://wrti.org/post/settlement-music-school-walnut-street-theater-reading-public-museum <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Settlement Music School Executive Director Robert Capanna. The school celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. </p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Walnut Street Theater as it stages Arthur Miller's play, <em>The Price</em>. The show features renowned film actor Robert Prosky, a Philadelphia native.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the Reading Public Museum, which over the course of its 100+ years has grown from a science collection into a multi-disciplinary museum with galleries for art and artifacts from all over the world.</p> Sat, 19 Jan 2008 16:31:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1927 at http://wrti.org Settlement Music School -- Walnut Street Theater -- Reading Public Museum Robert Capanna, Executive Director of Settlement Music School http://wrti.org/post/robert-capanna-executive-director-settlement-music-school <p>A conversation with Robert Capanna, Executive Director of Settlement Music School, celebrating its 100th anniversary; Susan Lewis considers the role of the Philadelphia Film Festival in the city's cultural community; Jason Peifer visits the Masonic Temple of Philadelphia.</p> Sat, 07 Apr 2007 20:13:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1845 at http://wrti.org