Audio Archive
11:24 am
Thu June 17, 2010

Violinist Leila Josefowicz: On Her Interest in New Music

Violinist Leila Josefowicz: On Her Interest in New Music

The renowned Canadian-born violinist talks about the pressures and joys of working with living composers.

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Crossover
11:12 am
Thu June 17, 2010

Jazz Vocalist Jackie Ryan

Join Jill for an encore broadcast spotlighting renowned jazz vocalist Jackie Ryan, and featuring songs of love! Ryan has shared the stage and recording studio with the hottest names in jazz, including Cyrus Chestnut, Romero Lubambo, Clark Terry, Red Holloway and Buddy DeFranco. Her CD Best of LOVE SONGS includes performances with Ernie Watts, Red Holloway, Jon Mayer, Tamir Hendelman, Larry Vuckovich, and more. And her 2009 release DOOZY has spent months at the very top of the Jazz charts.Jackie Ryan, jazz vocalist

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Audio Archive
11:09 am
Thu June 17, 2010

Frank Stella: Influential American Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker

Frank Stella: Influential American Painter, Sculptor, Printmaker

The veteran American artist talks about how his work has evolved over the decades, and how he is humbled when younger artists cite him as an influence.

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News and Views
3:45 pm
Tue June 15, 2010

The 125-Year Story of Temple University: A New Book Documents the School's Achievements in Philadelphia and Around the World

The 125-Year Story of Temple University: A New Book Documents the School's Achievements in Philadelphia and Around the World

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Crossover
4:50 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Pianist Christopher O'Riley/Gettysburg Festival Preview

From the Top Host Christopher O'Riley

Join Jill Pasternak for a preview of the arts-oriented Gettysburg Festival, which is scheduled for June 18 to 27, 2010, and includes a live taping of the show From the Top. Guests include From the Top Host Christopher O'Riley, and Gettysburg Festival Executive Director Alice Estrada.Gettysburg Festival (preview)

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Audio Archive
10:03 am
Fri June 11, 2010

Hot Tip for the High Brow: Dave Conant On Event Preparedness

Hot Tip for the High Brow: Dave Conant On Event Preparedness

Philadelphia, PA – Dave discovers that, though spontaneity is a virtue, a lot can be gained by going to the concert hall, theater, or exhibition with a little forward thinking.

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Music Features
6:03 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

A World-Renowned Contemporary Norwegian Pianist Discusses Edvard Grieg

Leif Ove Andsnes, pianist

A World-Renowned Contemporary Norwegian Pianist Discusses His Fellow Countryman Edvard Grieg

Leif Ove Andsnes, one of the world's greatest interpreters of Grieg's music, discusses how Norwegian folk music influenced the late 19th-century composer.

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Audio Archive
5:59 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

PRISM Quartet Celebrates 25th Anniversary

PRISM Quartet Celebrates 25th Anniversary

The mission of the all-saxophone, Philadelphia-based quartet is to commission and disseminate new works for the saxophone. In celebration of PRISM's 25-year milestone, they presented Dave, The Premiere - new music composed "by guys named Dave," on June 4 and 5, 2010.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
3:46 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Kimmel Center Presents: Paul Jacobs, Brooklyn Rider, and 2 Foot Yard

Brooklyn Rider


Sunday, June 13

3 to 5 pm

Fred J. Cooper Memorial Organ Recital:

Organist Paul Jacobs

Organ Recital Program:

MENDELSSOHN: Sonata in F Minor

BACH: Duetto in E Minor, Duetto in G Major

BOULANGER: Prelude in F Minor

FRANCK: Final in B-flat

OQUIN: Reverie (Philadelphia premiere)

REGER: Second Sonata in D Minor

Fresh Ink Concert:

Brooklyn Rider and 2 Foot Yard

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Music Features
10:34 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Opera Company of Phila.'s ORPHEE ET EURYDICE--LATE RENOIR at PMA--Piano Sensation Haochen Zhang

Pianist Haochen Zhang

Jim Cotter speaks with Opera Company of Philadelphia Artistic Director Robert Driver about the company's 2010 season finale - a company premiere of Gluck's rarely performed Orphee et Eurydice.

Susan Lewis explores Late Renoir, a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art featuring works from the final decades of the artist's life.

David Patrick Stearns profiles 20-year-old pianist Haochen Zhang. A 2009 gold-medal winner of the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, he opens the Mann Center season on June 15, 2010.

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