Jill interviews pianist, recording artist, and composer Leon Bates as he gets set to kick off the inaugural season of performances at the newly restored Baptist Temple, on the campus of Temple University.
WRTI Member Sally Eisenberg: Why She Supports the Music
Center City, Philadelphia resident Sally Eisenberg is a pianist, a holistic health counselor, a multi-media artist, and an outdoors enthusiast who loves taking walks with her family. Sally's also an avid listener of WRTI.
Would You Love to Win an iPad? Here's Your Chance!
Pledge at any time during the upcoming WRTI Fall Member Drive and you'll automatically be entered into a contest to win an Apple 16 GB WiFi iPad loaded with superb collections of classical music or jazz - your choice.
The Fall Drive begins on Wednesday, September 22nd, and ends when we reach our goal of $325,000.
Every pledge or entry - at any time during the Drive - is automatically entered to win an iPad. Maybe you'll be the winner!
A Public Bike-Share Program for Philadelphia: Coming Soon?
Philadelphia, PA – A study released earlier this year by the William Penn Foundation indicates that Philadelphia could soon be going the way of dozens of European and a handful of American cities with bike share programs. WRTI's Timothy Churchill considers what Philadelphia might look like with a public bike system.
The Belgian-born Henri Vieuxtemps stands in the center of that line of Classical and Romantic violinist composers. In fact, a chronological list of the forty most-prominent violinist composers, from the beginning (Arcangelo Corelli, b.1653) to well into the 20th century (Amadeo Roldan, b.1900) also places Vieuxtemps right in the middle, at number twenty.