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Creatively Speaking
3:18 pm
Fri February 26, 2010

Picasso and the Avant-Garde--Avenging Angel of the Organ World Cameron Carpenter--Wicked Phila.

Three Musicians, 1921, Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, Spanish, Oil on canvas, 80 1/2 x 74 1/8 inches (204.5 x 188.3 cm), A. E. Gallatin Collection, 1952

Susan Lewis explores the Philadelphia Museum of Art's new exhibition, Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris.

Cameron Carpenter fancies himself as the avenging angel of the organ world. He dresses in white - with rhinestones. He plays with a phenomenal technique. And he wants to change everything. David Patrick Stearns looks ahead to his upcoming concert at the Kimmel Center.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
11:33 am
Fri February 26, 2010

Two Concerts: Indianapolis Symphony and Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Maestro Raymond Leppard and Maestro Ignat Solzhenitsyn conduct concerts during WRTI's Sunday Afternoon Concert program.


Two Concerts This Week!


Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

3 to 4 pm

Raymond Leppard, conductor

PROGRAM

Schubert: Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished"

Hindemith: Mathis der Maler Symphony

APPLAUSE: Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

4 to 5 pm

Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor

Edward Schultz, flutist

PROGRAM

Nielsen: Flute Concerto

Beethoven: Symphony No.2

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Crossover
4:18 pm
Sat February 20, 2010

Contemporary Composer Sergio Cervetti

Composer Sergio Cervetti and Jill Pasternak at WRTI's studio.

Join Jill for a fascinating interview with Sergio Cervetti - a highly accomplished composer and teacher who enlightens the ear with diversified sounds that are beautiful and invigorating. Cervetti's compositions include electronic and instrumental scores for orchestra, opera, chamber ensemble, voice, dance and film. RadioIndy.com describes Cervetti's 2009 release, Visual Diary/The Mouth of Boredom as "...interlaced with Alternative, Electronic, Contemporary and New Age Classical creations...The visions and artistic musical conceptions in the CD are inspiring and expertly written.

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Creatively Speaking
1:07 pm
Sat February 20, 2010

Jazz Legend Jimmy Heath--A Visit to Rome at the National Constitution Center--Maestro Valery Gergiev

Jim Cotter speaks with Jazz legend Jimmy Heath. His autobiography I Walked with Giants has just been published by Temple University Press.

Susan Lewis takes us to Rome. The latest exhibition at the National Constitution Center examines how the classical influence helped shape America.

David Patrick Sterns profiles Maestro Valery Gergiev who conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra at the Kimmel Center.

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WRTI Spotlight
4:48 pm
Mon February 15, 2010

Anna Netrebko Stars in The Metropolitan Opera's <i>La Boheme</i> on WRTI

Soprano Anna Netrebko


Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme

Saturday, February 27

1 to 4:15 pm


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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:50 am
Mon February 15, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Works by Beethoven, Bernstein, and Falla


Sunday, February 21

3 to 5 pm

New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Emanuel Ax, pianist

PROGRAM:

Beethoven: Egmont Overture

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3

Bernstein: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

Falla: Suite No. 2 from The Three Cornered Hat

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Creatively Speaking
3:59 pm
Sat February 13, 2010

Philagrafika 2010 Artist Duke Riley--Tan Dun Opera TEA--Rooftop Murals Artist Stephen Powers

Rooftop mural artist Stephen Powers' Love Letter

Jim Cotter speaks with Duke Riley. His installation, Reclaiming the Lost Kingdom of Laird, is on view at the Pennsylvania Historical Society, as part of the Philadelphia Philagrafika 2010 festival.

David Patrick Stearns previews the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of Tea: A Mirror of Soul by the Oscar-winning Chinese composer Tan Dun.

We take a ride on the El in West Philadelphia with artist Stephen Powers. He's just completed Love Letter, a series of 50 rooftop murals.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
9:27 am
Fri February 12, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Hampson, Gershwin, Copland, & Broadway

Baritone Thomas Hampson


Sunday, February 14

3 to 5 pm

New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Thomas Hampson, baritone

PROGRAM:

Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite

Copland: Old American Songs

Selections from Broadway Musicals

Gershwin: An American in Paris

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News and Views
12:51 pm
Mon February 8, 2010

Philagrafika: Philadelphia's International Festival Celebrating Print in Contemporary Art

WRTI Spotlight
12:55 pm
Sat February 6, 2010

A Very Romantic Valentine's Day Weekend on WRTI


Saturday, February 13

Rolf Charlston: 6:30 to 11 am

Jazz singer Jackie Ryan on Crossover: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Sunday, February 14

Bob Perkins: 10 am to 2 pm

Tim Johnstone & Zivit Shlank: midnight to 6 am (February 14 and 15)

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