Academy of St. Martin in the Fields http://wrti.org en Violinist Joshua Bell http://wrti.org/post/violinist-joshua-bell <p>WRTI&#39;s Jill Pasternak speaks with violinist Joshua Bell on <strong>Saturday, April 14th, from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.</strong> The world-renowned virtuoso updates us on his life, his longtime collaboration with pianist Jeremy Denk, and his new appointment as music director of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. He appears at the Kimmel Center on April 16th with the ensemble.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:54:09 +0000 Jill Pasternak 3765 at http://wrti.org Violinist Joshua Bell Philadelphia Museum of Art--Pianist Yuja Wang--Eastern State Penitentiary--Cherry Blossom Festival http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-museum-art-pianist-yuja-wang-eastern-state-penitentiary-cherry-blossom-festival <p>We look ahead to a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring the works of some talented, young, local artists.</p> <p>Philadelphia Inquirer music critic David Patrick Stearns profiles pianist Yuja Wang. The fast-rising star is the soloist when the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields performs at the Kimmel Center next week.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits historic Eastern State Penitentiary, now planning the renovation of a synagogue within its walls.</p> <p>Jason Peifer looks ahead to the year's Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2008 14:53:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 1956 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Museum of Art--Pianist Yuja Wang--Eastern State Penitentiary--Cherry Blossom Festival