Jason Peifer visits the Nemours Mansion and Gardens in Wilmington, DE. The 300-acre estate was home to the industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. duPont and recently completed a $39 million restoration.
As the National Constitution Center opens its new show on Napoleon, Susan Lewis explores the "French connection" between America and the Emperor of early 19th century France.
David Patrick Stearns profiles Isabelle Faust. The German violinist performs the Brahms Violin concerto in concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra this week.
WRTI's critic-at-large, Lesley Valdes, reviews the Walnut's production of The Producers, on stage from now until July 19th. The Broadway hit, with music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, garnered 12 Tony Awards in 2001.
Lesley Valdes, WRTI's critic-at-large, fills us in on the Arden's newest play. The Seafarer, written by Conor McPherson and directed by David O'Connor, was a smash hit on Broadway. This production runs from now until June 14th.
Lesley Valdes, WRTI's critic-at-large, reviews the renowned Guarneri String Quartet's final concert in Philadelphia as they tour for the last time before retiring in the fall of 2009. The esteemed chamber group performed with the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society at the Kimmel Center's Perelman Theater on May 15th.
Concert Review: Guarneri String Quartet Final Concert in Philadelphia