Delaware Art Museum http://wrti.org en 'The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at PAFA and the Delaware Art Museum http://wrti.org/post/dorothy-and-herbert-vogel-collection-pafa-and-delaware-art-museum <p>Since the early '60s, New Yorkers Dorothy and Herb Vogel have acquired a massive collection of contemporary art, using his income as a postal worker, while living on her income as a librarian. The couple has now given away 2,500 works - 50 works to a museum in each state. WRTI's Susan Lewis talks to the Vogels, and considers their gift to the nation.</p> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 00:34:32 +0000 Susan Lewis 3341 at http://wrti.org 'The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection at PAFA and the Delaware Art Museum Simone Dinnerstein--Phila Singers, Relache & Orchestra 2001--DE Art Museum--Composer Bill Cunliffe http://wrti.org/post/simone-dinnerstein-phila-singers-relache-orchestra-2001-de-art-museum-composer-bill-cunliffe <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Simone Dinnerstein. The internationally acclaimed pianist performs with the Chiara Quartet on March 7th at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.</p> <p>The Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns previews a performance by Philadelphia Singers and the new music ensembles Relache and Orchestra 2001 featuring premieres by Philip Glass, Steven Reich, and Joseph Castado.</p> <p>Susan Lewis profiles the Delaware Art Museum, which continues a tradition of telling stories through art.</p> <p>And we speak with recent Grammy Award-winning composer Bill Cunliffe. The Temple University Symphony Orchestra gives the world premiere performance of his <i>fourth stream...la banda</i> in upcoming concerts.</p> Fri, 05 Mar 2010 20:08:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis 2309 at http://wrti.org Simone Dinnerstein--Phila Singers, Relache & Orchestra 2001--DE Art Museum--Composer Bill Cunliffe Tito Capobianco at AVA--The Mischianza--Pyle Show at DAM-Bringing TU Students to Cultural Venues http://wrti.org/post/tito-capobianco-ava-mischianza-pyle-show-dam-bringing-tu-students-cultural-venues <p>David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to an Academy of Vocal Arts production of Verdi's <i>Falstaff</i> with the legendary Met Opera stage director Tito Capobianco at the helm.</p> <p>In the first of a year-long exploration of overlooked events in local history, Tom Keels explores the Mischianza - a city-wide party held in Philadelphia during the American War of Independence.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits a Delaware Art Museum exhibition exploring the art of Ellen B.T. Pyle, a popular cover artist for <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> during the '20s and '30s.</p> <p>We speak with Temple's director of general education Terry Halbert. New Gen-Ed programs are bringing thousands of students into local arts and culture venues.</p> Sat, 07 Nov 2009 16:01:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns, Susan Lewis & Jim Cotter & Tom Keels 2235 at http://wrti.org Tito Capobianco at AVA--The Mischianza--Pyle Show at DAM-Bringing TU Students to Cultural Venues New Director of PMA Timothy Rub--Illustrator Ellen B.T. Pyle-duPont's Nemours Mansion and Gardens http://wrti.org/post/new-director-pma-timothy-rub-illustrator-ellen-bt-pyle-duponts-nemours-mansion-and-gardens <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Timothy Rub. The Philadelphia Museum of Art's new director and CEO will take up his position in mid to late September.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits the Delaware Art Museum, where a new show explores the art of Ellen B.T. Pyle, a popular cover artist for <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i> of the 1920s and '30s.</p> <p>Jason Peifer visits the Nemours Mansion and Gardens in Wilmington, Delaware. The 300-acre estate was home to the industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. duPont and recently completed a $39 million restoration.</p> Thu, 30 Jul 2009 20:15:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 2185 at http://wrti.org New Director of PMA Timothy Rub--Illustrator Ellen B.T. Pyle-duPont's Nemours Mansion and Gardens One Book, One Philadelphia--Delaware Art Museum--Traditions of Folk Art--OCP's Fidelio http://wrti.org/post/one-book-one-philadelphia-delaware-art-museum-traditions-folk-art-ocps-fidelio <p>Jim Cotter speaks with author Steve Lopez. His story of destitute musician Nathaniel Ayers is this year's selection for<em> One Book, One Philadelphia.</em></p> <p>Susan Lewis considers the Delaware Art Museum, a museum of stories with its own tale to tell.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores how the skills and traditions of folk art are being passed on through apprenticeships.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns takes us to the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of Beethoven's <em>Fidelio</em>.</p> Sat, 18 Oct 2008 20:50:00 +0000 Jim Cotter, Susan Lewis & David Patrick Stearns & Jason Peifer 2034 at http://wrti.org One Book, One Philadelphia--Delaware Art Museum--Traditions of Folk Art--OCP's Fidelio Conductor Christoph Eschenbach -- <em>Eurydice</em> at the Wilma -- Delaware Museum of Art http://wrti.org/post/conductor-christoph-eschenbach-emeurydiceem-wilma-delaware-museum-art <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Christoph Eschenbach -- now in his final weeks as music director of The Philadelphia Orchestra.</p> <p>Jason Peifer takes us to the underworld of <em>Eurydice</em>, by Sarah Ruhl, at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia. An original score from Toby Twining was composed for the Wilma's production of the play.</p> <p>Susan Lewis visits the Delaware Art Museum which uses art to both tell and inspire stories.</p> Sat, 03 May 2008 20:05:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1965 at http://wrti.org Conductor Christoph Eschenbach -- <em>Eurydice</em> at the Wilma -- Delaware Museum of Art Charles Dutoit--Chinese New Year in Philly--Chestnut Brass Company--Frida Kahlo http://wrti.org/post/charles-dutoit-chinese-new-year-philly-chestnut-brass-company-frida-kahlo <p>Charles Dutoit tells Jim Cotter about the music he's programmed for his first season as chief conductor and artistic adviser of the Philadelphia Orchestra. </p> <p>Jason Peifer explores celebrations of the Chinese New Year in Philadelphia's Chinatown. </p> <p>As the Grammy winning quintet The Chestnut Brass Company celebrates its 30th anniversary, we speak with founding member Jay Krush.</p> <p>Susan Lewis explores the life, labor and loves of Frida Kahlo. Kahlo-related exhibitions open in Delaware and Philadelphia this month.</p> Sat, 16 Feb 2008 16:10:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1937 at http://wrti.org Charles Dutoit--Chinese New Year in Philly--Chestnut Brass Company--Frida Kahlo Kimmel Center 5th Anniversary http://wrti.org/post/kimmel-center-5th-anniversary <p>This week, the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its 5th anniversary; we examine how it's changed the city's cultural landscape. Susan Lewis looks at a new public art project in Manayunk that celebrates and reinterprets a local tradition for socializing on stoops.; We look at a new project at the Delaware Art Museum that uses technology to tell new stories about art. Jason Peifer speaks with the creators of This Is the Week That Is, the latest show from 1812 Productions that explores the tradition of political humor.</p> Sat, 09 Dec 2006 19:55:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1642 at http://wrti.org