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11:00 am
Thu September 6, 2007

The Quaker City--Ensemble at the ICA--Zoological Gardens at the Philadelphia Zoo

Forgotten Philadelphia: Lost Architecture of the Quaker City by Thomas Keels

Historian Thomas Keels: Author of <i>Forgotten Philadelphia: Lost Architecture of the Quaker City</i>.

<i>Ensemble</i>, a group exhibition of works that make sound at Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art.

The Philadelphia Zoo, the nation's oldest zoological gardens, has expanded and changed its mission to  reflect contemporary times.

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Crossover
9:12 am
Sat September 1, 2007

Peter Levinson: Author

Peter Levinson, author of Tommy Dorsey: Livin' in a Great Big Way, chats with Jill about swing legend and big-band leader, Tommy Dorsey. Dorsey, and his brother Jimmy, helped define American pop music from the '20s to the '50s. You'll also hear rare recordings of the Dorsey Orchestra. Originally aired on May 27, 2006.

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Crossover
4:34 pm
Sat August 25, 2007

Les Tourterelles (The Turtle Doves)

The charming duo Coco Soleil and Christiana Gallagher deliver a combination of sophisticated, yet naive, French vocal selections from the renaissance to modern day, with guitar and percussion. Originally aired November 4, 2006.

 

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Crossover
9:46 am
Sat August 25, 2007

Erich Kunzel: Conductor

Erich Kunzel

Jill Pasternak hosts 2006 National Medal of Arts winner Erich Kunzel, conductor of the Cincinnati Pops. Dubbed the "Prince of Pops" by the Chicago Tribune, he's celebrating the 50th anniversary of his conducting debut. Originally aired June 18, 2006.

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Creatively Speaking!
9:35 am
Sat August 25, 2007

Charles Dutoit: chief conductor of The Philadelphia Orchestra beginning in 2008

Charles Dutoit

Other Stories:
The Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington, DE, built in 1914 by Alfred I. duPont and home to the Delaware Folk Art Collection; the latest exhibition at the American Philosophical Society; a conversation about the carillon, a musical instrument of multiple bells most often located in church towers.

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Creatively Speaking
3:33 pm
Sat August 18, 2007

James Undercoffler--Philadelphia Public Art--The Artistic Director

James Undercofler

 James Undercoffler: The Philadelphia Orchestra's new president.

Public art in Philadelphia and the 100-year-old Fairmount Park Art Association.

A review of Marlborough Music Festival.

The role of the artistic director in theater (part of a continuing series) includes interviews with Terry Nolen of the Arden Theatre, the Philadelphia Theatre Company's Sara Garonzik, and Robin Marcotte from Hotel Obligado.

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Crossover
11:38 am
Sat August 18, 2007

Steven Isserlis: Cellist

Steven Isserlis

Jill interviews British-born cellist Steven Isserlis. In addition to being a world-renowned musician, Isserlis is the author of two children's books that introduce children to classical music.

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Crossover
2:52 pm
Sat August 11, 2007

Lang Lang: Pianist

Lang Lang Photo credit

Jill speaks with piano virtuoso Lang Lang. A child prodigy in China, he began playing when he was only two years old. He entered the Curtis Institute of Music when he was 14, and made his U.S. debut in 1998. But it was his spellbinding performance at the 1999 Ravinia Festival that catapulted him into international fame. Originally Aired April 23, 2005.

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Creatively Speaking
12:29 pm
Sat August 11, 2007

Kimmel Center--Wilma Theater--Independence Hall--The Camden Children's Garden

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: A Profile.

Profiles of: The Wilma Theater located on Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts.

Historic Independence Hall.

The Camden Children's Garden. 

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Crossover
12:15 pm
Sat August 4, 2007

Maxim Vengerov: Violinist

Maxim Vengerov

Russian violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov chats with Jill Pasternak about his worldwide concerto and solo recital tours. A 2004 Grammy winner for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra) for the Britten: Violin Concerto/Walton: Viola Concerto, Vengerov has released a documentary film, Living the Dream.
Originally aired October 14, 2006.

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