The Library Company of Philadelphia http://wrti.org en Phila. Orchestra's Finances--LATE RENOIR at PMA--PHILADELPHIA ON STONE at Library Company of Phila. http://wrti.org/post/phila-orchestras-finances-late-renoir-pma-philadelphia-stone-library-company-phila <p>Jim Cotter discusses the Philadelphia Orchestra's finances with CEO Alison Vulgamore and CFO Mario Mestichelli.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the Philadelphia Museum of Art's summer show that examines the late works of Pierre-Auguste Renoir.</p> <p>Tom Keels takes us to <i>Philadelphia on Stone</i>, an exhibition at the Library Company of Philadelphia exploring how local lithographers have depicted their city from the 1800s to the present day.</p> Sat, 31 Jul 2010 16:16:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels 2392 at http://wrti.org Phila. Orchestra's Finances--LATE RENOIR at PMA--PHILADELPHIA ON STONE at Library Company of Phila. PA Horticultural Soc.'s Jane Pepper--Pianist Di Wu--The Lenape Nation of PA--Philadelphia on Stone http://wrti.org/post/pa-horticultural-socs-jane-pepper-pianist-di-wu-lenape-nation-pa-philadelphia-stone <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Jane Pepper who retires in May, 2010 after almost 30 years as President of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Di Wu. The Curtis-trained pianist is one of classical music's most talked-about rising stars.</p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the Penn Museum exhibition <i>Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in PA.</i></p> <p>Tom Keels takes us to <i>Philadelphia on Stone,</i> an exhibition at the Library Company of Philadelphia exploring how local lithographers have depicted their city from the 1800s to the present day.</p> Sat, 29 May 2010 13:02:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels 2355 at http://wrti.org PA Horticultural Soc.'s Jane Pepper--Pianist Di Wu--The Lenape Nation of PA--Philadelphia on Stone Chopin and Ballet--Curtis Opera Theatre's Antony and Cleopatra--Philadelphia on Stone http://wrti.org/post/chopin-and-ballet-curtis-opera-theatres-antony-and-cleopatra-philadelphia-stone <p>Susan Lewis considers why Chopin's music appeals to ballet choreographers, as Pennsylvania Ballet stages a trio of works on March 13 and 14, 2010 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the 19th-century composer's birth.</p> <p>As part of celebrations of Samuel Barber's centenary, David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to performances of <i>Antony and Cleopatra</i> by the Curtis Opera Theatre.</p> <p>Tom Keels previews <i>Philadelphia on Stone</i>, a new exhibition at the Library Company of Philadelphia exploring how local lithographers have depicted their city from the 1800 to the present day.</p> Sat, 13 Mar 2010 16:52:00 +0000 Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Tom Keels 2314 at http://wrti.org Chopin and Ballet--Curtis Opera Theatre's Antony and Cleopatra--Philadelphia on Stone Benjamin Franklin's 300th Birthday http://wrti.org/post/benjamin-franklins-300th-birthday <p>On this week's Creatively Speaking!, we celebrate Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday. We'll listen back to recent features from the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com. Besides being a great statesman, diplomat, communicator and inventor, Franklin also founded, among other institutions, the Library Company of Philadelphia and Fireman's Hall. We'll also visit the Franklin Institute and Christ Church Burial Ground--Franklin's last resting place.</p> Sat, 14 Jan 2006 19:27:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 1720 at http://wrti.org