Jeri Lynne Johnson http://wrti.org en Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra: Highlighting Diversity in Classical Music http://wrti.org/post/black-pearl-chamber-orchestra-highlighting-diversity-classical-music <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now in its </span>sixth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> season, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra continues to perform classical music in a way that reflects ethnic and gender diversity among musicians. </span>WRTI's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Susan Lewis has more.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:41:15 +0000 Susan Lewis 7016 at http://wrti.org Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra: Highlighting Diversity in Classical Music Women of Note and Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra http://wrti.org/post/women-note-and-black-pearl-chamber-orchestra <p></p><p>Now in its sixth season, <a href="http://www.blackpearlco.org/web/home.aspx" target="_blank"><strong>Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra </strong></a>continues to perform classical music in a way that reflects ethnic and gender diversity among musicians. As WRTI's Susan Lewis reports, an upcoming concert highlights works by three women.</p><p>On Thursday evening, December 12, 2013, at Ardmore Presbyterian Church in Ardmore, PA, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, led by Jeri Lynn Johnson performs works by Tania Leon, Suzanne Sorkin, and Melinda Wagner, with flutist Julietta Curenton as soloist. <a href="http://www.blackpearlco.org/web/events.aspx?date=12%2f12%2f2013" target="_blank"><strong>Details here.</strong></a></p><p>http://youtu.be/C-MwYJgfnk4</p><p></p><p></p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:57:54 +0000 Susan Lewis 6734 at http://wrti.org Women of Note and Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra on ENCORE! http://wrti.org/post/black-pearl-chamber-orchestra-encore <p>Join us on <strong>Sunday, June 3rd, 3 to 5 pm,</strong> as Jeri Lynne Johnson conducts the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra in an exciting program covering 200&nbsp;years of music. Works by Astor&nbsp;Piazzola,&nbsp;Adolphus Hailstork, Joseph&nbsp;Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Joseph Boulogne,&nbsp; Chevalier de Saint George.</p><p>Jeri Lynne Johnson, conductor<br />Luigi Mazzochi, violin<br />Jeremy Kesselman, oboe</p><p><strong>PROGRAM:</strong></p><p>Astor Piazzola:&nbsp; <em>Four Seasons of&nbsp;Buenos Aires</em></p><p>Adolphus Hailstork:&nbsp; <em>Songs of the Magi</em></p> Sun, 03 Jun 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Jack Moore 3930 at http://wrti.org Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra on ENCORE! Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Music Director Jeri Lynne Johnson http://wrti.org/post/black-pearl-chamber-orchestra-music-director-jeri-lynne-johnson <p>WRTI&#39;s Jim Cotter speaks with Jeri Lynne Johnson, music director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 21:06:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 2985 at http://wrti.org Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra Music Director Jeri Lynne Johnson Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra's Jeri Lynne Johnson--Bang on Can Marathon--Art Sleuth Robert Wittman http://wrti.org/post/black-pearl-chamber-orchestras-jeri-lynne-johnson-bang-can-marathon-art-sleuth-robert-wittman <p>Cotter speaks with Jeri Lynne Johnson as the highly regarded local conductor begins her second season as music director of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to the Bang on a Can Marathon. The contemporary music ensemble embarks on a 10-hour, uninterrupted performance as part of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival on Sunday, September 12, 2010.</p> <p>And we speak with Robert Wittman. He writes of his 15 years as head of the FBI's Art Crime Team in <i>Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures</i>.</p> Sat, 11 Sep 2010 17:00:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2409 at http://wrti.org Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra's Jeri Lynne Johnson--Bang on Can Marathon--Art Sleuth Robert Wittman