Historical Society of Pennsylvania http://wrti.org en The Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Moving Into the Future http://wrti.org/post/historical-society-pennsylvania-moving-future <p>Since 1824, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania has been collecting documents that tell the story of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region. WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at the Society and how it is carrying forth its mission.</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 13:29:30 +0000 Susan Lewis 3388 at http://wrti.org The Historical Society of Pennsylvania: Moving Into the Future Victorian-Era Painter William T. Trego--Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder--Evolution of Hist. Society of PA http://wrti.org/post/victorian-era-painter-william-t-trego-pianist-rudolf-buchbinder-evolution-hist-society-pa <p>Eric Brannon profiles William T. Trego. The Michener Museum in Doylestown is hosting the first-ever retrospective of the little-remembered Pennsylvania Victorian-era painter.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with the Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the beginnings, evolution, and contemporary mission of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.</p> Sat, 11 Jun 2011 15:29:00 +0000 Eric Brannon, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2552 at http://wrti.org Victorian-Era Painter William T. Trego--Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder--Evolution of Hist. Society of PA Chamber Orch of Philadelphia--The Historical Society of PA--Entertainers of Reading Terminal Market http://wrti.org/post/chamber-orch-philadelphia-historical-society-pa-entertainers-reading-terminal-market <p>Jim Cotter speaks with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia's executive director Peter Gistelinck, who has just renewed his contract for five years. The Orchestra begins its season in the fall with a new music director, Dirk Brosse.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the beginnings, evolution, and contemporary mission of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its landmark building at 13th and Locust streets in Philadelphia.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns spends time with the pianists and singers of the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia.</p> Sat, 24 Jul 2010 16:03:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns 2383 at http://wrti.org Chamber Orch of Philadelphia--The Historical Society of PA--Entertainers of Reading Terminal Market Pianist Yuja Wang--Historical Soc. of PA-WICKED PHILADELPHIA--Renovated Baptist Temple at Temple http://wrti.org/post/pianist-yuja-wang-historical-soc-pa-wicked-philadelphia-renovated-baptist-temple-temple <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to the Kimmel Center recital debut of Curtis-trained pianist Yuja Wang on April 29, 2010.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the evolution of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1824, the Society is now celebrating the centennial of its Philadelphia landmark building.</p> <p>As part of a companion series to his latest book <i>Wicked Philadelphia</i>, Tom Keels uncovers a notorious 19th century grave-robbing scandal.</p> <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Charles Henry Bethea, Executive Director of the Baptist Temple at Temple University. Following extensive renovations, the Temple has re-opened as a state-of-the-art performance and event space.</p> Sat, 24 Apr 2010 13:29:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter & Tom Keels 2335 at http://wrti.org Pianist Yuja Wang--Historical Soc. of PA-WICKED PHILADELPHIA--Renovated Baptist Temple at Temple Philagrafika 2010 Artist Duke Riley--Tan Dun Opera TEA--Rooftop Murals Artist Stephen Powers http://wrti.org/post/philagrafika-2010-artist-duke-riley-tan-dun-opera-tea-rooftop-murals-artist-stephen-powers <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Duke Riley. His installation, <i>Reclaiming the Lost Kingdom of Laird</i>, is on view at the Pennsylvania Historical Society, as part of the Philadelphia Philagrafika 2010 festival.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns previews the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of <i>Tea: A Mirror of Soul</i> by the Oscar-winning Chinese composer Tan Dun.</p> <p>We take a ride on the El in West Philadelphia with artist Stephen Powers. He's just completed <i>Love Letter</i>, a series of 50 rooftop murals.</p> Sat, 13 Feb 2010 20:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2296 at http://wrti.org Philagrafika 2010 Artist Duke Riley--Tan Dun Opera TEA--Rooftop Murals Artist Stephen Powers