Firebird Festival Phoenixville http://wrti.org en Walker Plays w/the Phila. Orch.--Phoenixville's Firebird Fest--TU Courses Encourage Arts Discovery http://wrti.org/post/walker-plays-wthe-phila-orch-phoenixvilles-firebird-fest-tu-courses-encourage-arts-discovery <p>Jim Cotter speaks with the celebrated American composer George Walker. The Philadelphia Orchestra premieres his violin concerto this week with Gregory Walker, the composer's son, as soloist.</p> <p>Susan Lewis previews weekend festivities in Phoenixville. Its annual Firebird Festival is a celebration of rebirth.</p> <p>And we speak with Temple University's director of general education Terry Halbert. New Gen-Ed programs are bringing thousands of students into arts and culture venues throughout Philadelphia.</p> Fri, 11 Dec 2009 18:58:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis 2263 at http://wrti.org Walker Plays w/the Phila. Orch.--Phoenixville's Firebird Fest--TU Courses Encourage Arts Discovery