Carol Franklin http://wrti.org en Wharton Escherick--Phila. Historical Interpreters--Baltic Composers--Nature, The Wissahickon Valley http://wrti.org/post/wharton-escherick-phila-historical-interpreters-baltic-composers-nature-wissahickon-valley <p>Susan Lewis considers 20th-century Pennsylvania sculptor and furniture maker, Wharton Esherick.</p> <p>Tom Keels spends time with some of Philadelphia's historical interpreters in the midst of their busiest time of year.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns explores the growing international reputation of Baltic composers.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with David Contosta and Carol Franklin, authors of <i>Metropolitan Paradise: The Struggle for Nature in the City of Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020.</i></p> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 14:48:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Tom Keels 2565 at http://wrti.org Wharton Escherick--Phila. Historical Interpreters--Baltic Composers--Nature, The Wissahickon Valley Secrets of the Silk Road--Choral Mendelssohn Club--Composer Diego Luzuriaga--Metropolitan Paradise http://wrti.org/post/secrets-silk-road-choral-mendelssohn-club-composer-diego-luzuriaga-metropolitan-paradise <p>Jim Cotter takes us to the Penn Museum's latest, newly revamped, exhibition Secrets of<br /> the Silk Road. Susan Lewis looks at how the Mendelssohn Club is expanding the concept of choral performance, with help from its audiences.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the Equadorian-born, Philadelphia-based composer Diego Luzuriaga. And Jim Cotter speaks with historian David Contosta and landscape architect Carol Franklin, authors of Metropolitan Paradise: The Struggle for Nature in the City, Philadelphia's Wissahickon Valley, 1620-2020.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2499 at http://wrti.org Secrets of the Silk Road--Choral Mendelssohn Club--Composer Diego Luzuriaga--Metropolitan Paradise