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2:04 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

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News and Views
3:47 pm
Sun January 24, 2010

Windsor Johnston Reports on Haiti Disaster

Windsor Johnston Reports on Haiti Disaster

Philadelphia, PA – The island nation of Haiti has been devastated once again by mother nature. On this week's News & Views, Windsor Johnston reports on the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit the Western Hemisphere's poorest country resulting in an estimated 200 thousand deaths and over one billion dollars in damage.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
12:38 pm
Sun January 24, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Bronfman, Prokofiev & Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2

Yefim Bronfman, pianist


Sunday, January 24

3 to 5 pm

New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

PROGRAM:

Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 2

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 2

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Crossover
12:15 pm
Sat January 23, 2010

Conductor Robert Spano

Robert Spano will lead the Curtis Symphony Orchestra on February 7th at the Kimmel Center, in a concert featuring works by Williams, Penderecki, and Bruckner.

Join Jill when she interviews a champion of contemporary music. Conductor and pianist Robert Spano has been Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 2001, and has gained national and international prominence, appearing with major orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and Europe.

Regarded as an advocate of contemporary composers, Maestro Spano has earned a reputation for ambitious and adventurous orchestral programming and presentation, and has made several prominent recordings with the ASO, garnering multiple Grammy Awards.

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Creatively Speaking
9:42 am
Sat January 23, 2010

Phila. Orch. Principals--Phila. Theatre Co.'s GOLDEN AGE--Healing War Veterans--PRISM Quartet's 25th

PRISM Quartet is celebrating its 25-year anniversary. Members include Matthew Levy, Timothy McAllister, Zach Shemon, and Taimur Sullivan.

Jim Cotter speaks with Philadelphia Orchestra principal harp Elizabeth Hainen, and principal cello Hai-Ye Ni. Both are soloists in upcoming concerts under Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos.

Susan Lewis takes us to the Golden Age, a new play by Terrence McNally. The Philadelphia Theater Company production premieres January 22.

Jim Cotter speaks with Gala True, a Veterans Administration medical anthropologist studying the use of story telling techniques found in folklore and oral history projects, to help heal Afghan and Iraq war veterans.

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News and Views
8:21 pm
Wed January 20, 2010

Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

Census 2010: Seeking an Accurate Head Count for Philadelphia

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INBOX
11:34 am
Wed January 20, 2010

WRTI tests Arts Feed

IN a bold new move WRTI has decided to nest feeds to see if they can embed multiple sources of information into a single feed.

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Crossover
3:20 pm
Sat January 16, 2010

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson

Pianist Garrick Ohlsson will perform an all-Chopin program at the Kimmel Center on Tuesday, January 19th at 8 pm

Join Jill Pasternak for a candid interview with the distinguished pianist Garrick Ohlsson. Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a musician of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. In celebration of Chopin's 200th Birthday that's coming up on March 1, the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society will host a performance by Ohlsson on January 19th at 8 pm at the Kimmel Center with an all-Chopin program.

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Creatively Speaking
3:30 pm
Fri January 15, 2010

River North Chicago Dance Co.'s Artistic Director--Time for Three--Wicked Phila.--Video Art at ICA

Jim Cotter speaks with Frank Chaves, Artistic Director of River North Chicago Dance Company. The company is performing in Philadelphia this week as part of a tour celebrating its 20th anniversary season.

David Patrick Stearns reviews the latest recording by the trio Time for Three, and speaks with the group.

In the second part of a companion series to a new book called Wicked Philadelphia, Tom Keels tells the story of the 19th-century occultist George Lippard.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
2:51 pm
Fri January 15, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Leif Ove Andsnes Performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes


Sunday, January 17

3 to 5 pm

New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Leif Ove Andsnes, pianist

PROGRAM:

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MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 23

WEBERN: Symphony, Op. 21

SCHUMANN: Symphony No. 2

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