Mann Center for the Performing Arts http://wrti.org en WRTI Recommends: Summer Jazz and Classical Music Events http://wrti.org/post/wrti-recommends-summer-jazz-and-classical-music-events <p>You love music, right? So why not fill up your summer calendar now with some of these outstanding jazz and classical music performances. We&#39;ll be there, too!</p><p><strong>SUMMER JAZZ EVENTS:</strong></p> Thu, 31 May 2012 11:28:42 +0000 WRTI Staff 3935 at http://wrti.org WRTI Recommends: Summer Jazz and Classical Music Events Rossen Milanov, Philadelphia Orchestra--Japanese Masters http://wrti.org/post/rossen-milanov-philadelphia-orchestra-japanese-masters <p>Rossen Milanov, the Philadelphia Orchestra's artistic director at the Mann Center. </p> <p>Susan Lewis: Japanese Masters of the Brush, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. </p> <p>Jason Peifer explores the theater scene on New Jersey's southern tip.</p> Sat, 30 Jun 2007 15:22:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1836 at http://wrti.org Rossen Milanov, conductor http://wrti.org/post/rossen-milanov-conductor <p>Just in time for the opening of the Philadelphia Orchestra's season at the Mann Music Center, Jill hosts Rossen Milanov, Associate Conductor of the Orchestra, and Artistic Director of the Mann.</p> Sat, 23 Jun 2007 15:24:00 +0000 Jill Pasternak 1831 at http://wrti.org Rossen Milanov http://wrti.org/post/rossen-milanov <p>This week, a conversation with Rossen Milanov. The artistic director of the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Center has created an innovative program for the ensemble's summer season. Susan Lewis takes us to the LA Theatre Works' touring production of The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial. The radio play adapted for the stage come to Philadelphia this week. Jason Peifer visits Pennsylvania Ballet as they prepare to open their latest production, Modern Masters. We'll hear from the creators of Lambarena, a work combining classical ballet and West African dance.</p> Sat, 21 Apr 2007 16:18:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1809 at http://wrti.org The Irish Tenors http://wrti.org/post/irish-tenors <p>This week we speak with The Irish Tenors, who are in Philadelphia this week to perform at the Mann Center. Jason Peifer explores the role of the Theater critic. We speak with James Undercoffler. He takes up the presidency of the Philadelphia Orchestra this month. And in our regular exploration of the CultureFiles section of GoPhila.com we speak with Bernard Cywinski, the creator of Philadelphia's most visited attraction; the Liberty Bell Center.</p> Sat, 05 Aug 2006 19:16:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1693 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra's Season at The Mann Center http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestras-season-mann-center <p>This week we look ahead to the opening of the Philadelphia Orchestra's season at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts and speak with new artistic director Rossen Milanov; Jason Peifer visits the Contemporary Stage Company in Wilmington as they celebrate the work of the South African writer, Athol Fugard; We take a look at two dance events opening in Philadelphia this week: Dance Boom! and the New Festival; and in our regular dip into the CultureFiles section at GoPhila.com, Susan Lewis visits Independence Hall.</p> Sat, 17 Jun 2006 18:28:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Jason Peifer 1698 at http://wrti.org The Philadelphia Orchestra http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra <p>This week we've news of exciting developments in the Philadelphia Orchestra's summer season at the Mann Music Center. Jason Peifer visits the Media Theatre in Media, PA, as they stage Sigmund Romberg's 1924 masterpiece, The Student Prince. Susan Lewis looks at the history of fine art photography. And we discover how Orchestra 2001 had to travel to Bucharest to find the score and orchestra parts for U.S. debut of George Enescu's Chamber Symphony.</p> Sat, 18 Mar 2006 15:22:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer 1711 at http://wrti.org