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3:52 pm
Mon September 6, 2010

The 2010 Live Arts and Philly Fringe: In Sites Across The City

The 2010 Live Arts and Philly Fringe: Now at Venues Across the City through September 18th

Philadelphia, PA – WRTI's Susan Lewis looks at the curated part of the Fringe; the Live Arts Festival includes 20 works from artists from Philadelphia and around the world.

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Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection
3:18 pm
Sat September 4, 2010

Influential Violinist Composer Henri Vieuxtemps and an Interview with Violinist Misha Keylin

Violinist Misha Keylin

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.

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Creatively Speaking
2:21 pm
Sat September 4, 2010

Philly Fringe Focus on Experimental Theater--Baltic Composers--Mountaineer Conrad Anker

Pig Iron Theatre Company's Cankerblossom is part of the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival
Photo by Kevin Monko

Susan Lewis considers various experimental theater productions in this year's Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe.

David Patrick Stearns explores the growing international reputation of Baltic composers.

Jim Cotter speaks with Conrad Anker. His 2007 expedition to Mt. Everest to retrace the steps of the 1920s British explorer George Mallory is the subject of a newly released documentary now showing at the Franklin Institute.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
12:16 pm
Sat September 4, 2010

Curtis Institute of Music On The Air: Samuel Barber Centenary Celebration


Sunday, September 5

3 to 5 pm


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News and Views
10:09 am
Mon August 30, 2010

Life in New Orleans: Five Years After Katrina

Life in New Orleans: Five Years After Katrina

Philadelphia, PA – It's been five years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast forcing thousands to rebuild their lives from scratch. WRTI's Windsor Johnston takes a look at re-building efforts, the challenges residents still face, and the lessons learned.

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Creatively Speaking
4:47 pm
Sat August 28, 2010

Tony Bennett Profile--Philadelphia Live Arts Festival--Rooftop Murals By Stephen Powers

David Patrick Stearns profiles Tony Bennett. The legendary crooner performs at the Mann Center on August 28th, 2010.

Susan Lewis considers this year's Philadelphia Live Arts Festival.

And Jim Cotter takes a ride on the El in West Philadelphia with artist Stephen Powers to view his Love Letter, a series of 50 rooftop murals.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
4:39 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Symphony in C on WRTI

Maestro Rossen Milanov


Sunday, August 29

3 to 5 pm


Under the baton of Maestro Rossen Milanov, New Jersey's Symphony in C is one of three professional training orchestras in the United States preparing musicians and conductors who are on the cusp of world-class careers through concert, educational outreach, and professional development programs.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:09 pm
Sun August 22, 2010

Labor Day Weekend Jazz: Great Singers and Big Swingers


WRTI will close out the summer with another nostalgic weekend featuring the best jazz vocalists and the big bands that keep you swinging.


We'll kick things off on Friday night and continue through Tuesday morning bringing you the classic vocal tunes you know and love, along with the band leaders that go way back. You'll also hear some contemporary big bands, such as the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra and the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra featuring jazz legend Jimmy Heath.

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Creatively Speaking
1:42 pm
Sat August 21, 2010

Edward Albee--Making Sense of Scents at Longwood Gardens--Philadelphia's History as a Brewery Town

We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with the legendary playwright Edward Albee.

Susan Lewis makes sense of scents with a visit to an exhibition about perfume at Longwood Gardens.

And Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
11:05 am
Fri August 20, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Anne-Sophie Mutter Profile


Sunday, August 22

3 to 5 pm


Works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Schumann

PROGRAM:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Kurt Masur, conductor

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