Imogen Cooper http://wrti.org en Pianist Imogen Cooper: Eloquence Personified http://wrti.org/post/pianist-imogen-cooper-eloquence-personified <p>From the perspective of U.S. audiences, the British pianist Imogen Cooper was a late bloomer. Though this student of Alfred Brendell had been working steadily in the UK for decades, she was in her 50s before America became aware of this most eloquent interpreter of the classical repertoire.</p><p><a href="http://www.philorch.org/concert/mozart-his-time?date=2013-01-10_20-00" target="_blank"><strong>This week, on January 10th, 11th, and 12th, she performs Mozart’s piano concerto No. 24 with The Philadelphia Orchestra.</strong></a> And, as WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, she’ll lead this most rebellious of works - by that most rebellious of composers - with an ensemble that knows exactly how it should be.</p><p>http://youtu.be/_ajgpW9c9v4</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 01:17:49 +0000 Jim Cotter 4968 at http://wrti.org Pianist Imogen Cooper: Eloquence Personified Imogen Cooper--Locks Gallery Exhibition Paying Tribute to Alfred Jarry--Anna Deavere Smith http://wrti.org/post/imogen-cooper-locks-gallery-exhibition-paying-tribute-alfred-jarry-anna-deavere-smith <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles the British-born pianist Imogen Cooper. She performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No.9 in concerts with the Philadelphia Orchestra on March 24 - 26, 2011.</p> <p>Jim Cotter looks ahead to a new exhibition at Locks Gallery in Philadelphia. <i>The Insolent Eye</i> pays tribute to the early 20th-century French author Alfred Jarry, who would influence subsequent generations of visual artists and musicians.</p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to a Philadelphia Theatre Company presentation of Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman show, <i>Let Me Down Easy</i>.</p> Sat, 26 Mar 2011 17:48:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2511 at http://wrti.org Imogen Cooper--Locks Gallery Exhibition Paying Tribute to Alfred Jarry--Anna Deavere Smith