Christopher O'Riley http://wrti.org en Crossing's Month of Moderns--Morton Feldman Fest--OCP's PHAEDRA--Christopher O'Riley--Mutter Museum http://wrti.org/post/crossings-month-moderns-morton-feldman-fest-ocps-phaedra-christopher-oriley-mutter-museum <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to three cutting-edge events happening simultaneously over the coming weeks in Philadelphia: The Crossing Choir's Month of Moderns Festival, Bowerbird's festival devoted to the music of Morton Feldman (including the composer's six-hour string quartet) and Opera Company of Philadelphia's U.S. premiere of Hans Werner Henze's <i>Phaedra</i>.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Christopher O'Riley, pianist and host of the popular national radio program <i>From the Top.</i></p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to the Mutter Museum at the storied College of Physicians of Philadelphia.</p> Sat, 28 May 2011 16:25:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2543 at http://wrti.org Crossing's Month of Moderns--Morton Feldman Fest--OCP's PHAEDRA--Christopher O'Riley--Mutter Museum Pianist Christopher O'Riley/Gettysburg Festival Preview http://wrti.org/post/pianist-christopher-orileygettysburg-festival-preview <p>Join Jill Pasternak for a preview of the arts-oriented Gettysburg Festival, which is scheduled for June 18 to 27, 2010, and includes a live taping of the show <i>From the Top</i>. Guests include <i>From the Top</i> Host Christopher O'Riley, and Gettysburg Festival Executive Director Alice Estrada.</p> Fri, 11 Jun 2010 20:50:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 2365 at http://wrti.org Pianist Christopher O'Riley/Gettysburg Festival Preview Pianist Christopher O'Riley--Hopewell Furnace--Napoleon Exhibition at National Constitution Center http://wrti.org/post/pianist-christopher-oriley-hopewell-furnace-napoleon-exhibition-national-constitution-center <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with pianist and broadcaster Christopher O'Riley. His latest CD will release on August 18th.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores Hopewell Furnace. The colonial era "iron plantation" - now a National Historic Landmark - recreates the business, technology, and lifestyle of America's nascent industrial age.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the "French connection" between America and the Emperor of early 19th-century France in an exhibition on Napoleon at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.</p> Wed, 05 Aug 2009 16:42:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2188 at http://wrti.org Pianist Christopher O'Riley--Hopewell Furnace--Napoleon Exhibition at National Constitution Center Pianist and Broadcaster Christopher O'Riley--Traditions of Folk Art--All About the Philadelphia Zoo http://wrti.org/post/pianist-and-broadcaster-christopher-oriley-traditions-folk-art-all-about-philadelphia-zoo <p>We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with pianist and broadcaster Christopher O'Riley.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores how the skills and traditions of folk art are being passed on through apprenticeships. </p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the history and contemporary mission of the Philadelphia Zoo, the nation's first zoological garden.</p> Sat, 30 Aug 2008 16:24:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2006 at http://wrti.org Pianist and Broadcaster Christopher O'Riley--Traditions of Folk Art--All About the Philadelphia Zoo Christopher O'Riley--Rosenbach Museum and Library--the role of stage managers http://wrti.org/post/christopher-oriley-rosenbach-museum-and-library-role-stage-managers <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Christopher O'Riley. The broadcaster and pianist is in recital at the Kimmel Center on Feb 29th.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the Rosenbach Museum and Library.</p> <p>Jason Peifer has a behind the scenes look at the role of the stage manager. We'll hear from stage managers of the Arden Theatre, the Wilma Theater, and the Walnut Street Theater.</p> Sat, 23 Feb 2008 18:49:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1939 at http://wrti.org Christopher O'Riley--Rosenbach Museum and Library--the role of stage managers Christopher O'Riley, pianist http://wrti.org/post/christopher-oriley-pianist <p>Jill Pasternak hosts pianist Christopher O'Riley in this week's Crossover. O'Riley, affable host of From the Top (which will follow today's Crossover program), is also a very busy performer with a wide range of repertoire that includes his improvisations on music of Radiohead, and contemporary keyboard music.</p> Sat, 01 Jul 2006 20:22:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1650 at http://wrti.org