Di Wu http://wrti.org en Can Chinese Classical Pianist Di Wu Play Jazz With The Pros? You Bet! http://wrti.org/post/can-chinese-classical-pianist-di-wu-play-jazz-pros-you-bet <p>The more you look and listen, the more you realize that classical music and jazz tend not to stay in separate lanes. &nbsp;Sometimes they won't even use turn signals.&nbsp; A good example is "With A Gentle Touch," from the CD, <em>Classic Encounter</em> by the Ramsey Lewis Trio with the Philharmonia Orchestra under James Mack. Warning: this is a habit-forming tune, as is the whole CD. &nbsp;</p><p>http://youtu.be/0agQyFkdhQY</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:08:13 +0000 Joe Patti & Jill Pasternak 7198 at http://wrti.org Can Chinese Classical Pianist Di Wu Play Jazz With The Pros? You Bet! Symphony in C Starts a New Season on WRTI: Oct. 14th, 3 pm on Encore! http://wrti.org/post/symphony-c-starts-new-season-wrti-oct-14th-3-pm-encore <p>It's the first broadcast of the season for the acclaimed <a href="http://symphonyinc.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Symphony in C,</strong></a> and it's an exciting Sunday afternoon on WRTI.&nbsp; The program starts with the 2013 winner of Symphony in C's Young Composers' Competition, a work by Douglas Buchanan. Pianist Di Wu joins the orchestra<em style="font-size: 15px; ">&nbsp;</em>for a Rachmaninoff&nbsp;favorite, and the concert concludes with Tchaikovsky's final symphony. &nbsp;Music Director Rossen Milanov&nbsp;conducts. <strong>Sunday, October 14th, 3 to 5 pm.</strong></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 19:08:11 +0000 Jack Moore 4567 at http://wrti.org Symphony in C Starts a New Season on WRTI: Oct. 14th, 3 pm on Encore! 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 The President of Phila. Orchestra Allison Vulgamore--Pianist Di Wu--All About the Mutter Museum http://wrti.org/post/president-phila-orchestra-allison-vulgamore-pianist-di-wu-all-about-mutter-museum <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Allison Vulgamore. The Philadelphia Orchestra's newly appointed president and CEO is scheduled to begin in her new post no later that February, 2010. </p> <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles pianist Di Wu. The rising star is in recital in Philadelphia this weekend.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores Philadelphia's 150-year-old Mutter Museum - renowned for its specimens of medical pathologies - and the Museum's home, The College of Physicians of Philadelphia.</p> Wed, 30 Sep 2009 19:13:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis 2214 at http://wrti.org The President of Phila. Orchestra Allison Vulgamore--Pianist Di Wu--All About the Mutter Museum