The City of Brotherly Love http://wrti.org en Yannick Nezet-Seguin--Ancient Rome Exhibition--Wicked Philadelphia, Continued http://wrti.org/post/yannick-nezet-seguin-ancient-rome-exhibition-wicked-philadelphia-continued <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Yannick Nezet-Seguin - the new music director of the Philadelphia Orchestra - and gets reaction to his appointment from orchestra musicians and management.<br /><br /></p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns looks back to Yannick's first visit to Philadelphia in 2008.<br /><br /></p> <p>Susan Lewis takes us to Ancient Rome. The latest exhibition at the National Constitution Center examines how the classical influence helped shape America.<br /><br /></p> <p>And as part of Wicked Philadelphia, our continuing series about little-remembered events in local history, Tom Keels explores how the City of Brotherly Love was a hotbed for the "world's oldest profession" during the 18th and 19th centuries.</p> Sat, 19 Jun 2010 16:53:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Tom Keels 2367 at http://wrti.org Yannick Nezet-Seguin--Ancient Rome Exhibition--Wicked Philadelphia, Continued Picasso and the Avant-Garde--Avenging Angel of the Organ World Cameron Carpenter--Wicked Phila. http://wrti.org/post/picasso-and-avant-garde-avenging-angel-organ-world-cameron-carpenter-wicked-phila <p>Susan Lewis explores the Philadelphia Museum of Art's new exhibition, <i>Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris</i>.</p> <p>Cameron Carpenter fancies himself as the avenging angel of the organ world. He dresses in white - with rhinestones. He plays with a phenomenal technique. And he wants to change everything. David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to his upcoming concert at the Kimmel Center.</p> <p>And in the latest installation in our <i>Wicked Philadelphia</i> series, Tom Keels explains how the City of Brotherly Love was a hot bed for the "world's oldest profession" during the 18th and 19th centuries.</p> Fri, 26 Feb 2010 20:18:00 +0000 Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Tom Keels 2306 at http://wrti.org Picasso and the Avant-Garde--Avenging Angel of the Organ World Cameron Carpenter--Wicked Phila.