Sunday Afternoon Concert
12:16 pm
Sat September 4, 2010

Curtis Institute of Music On The Air: Samuel Barber Centenary Celebration


Sunday, September 5

3 to 5 pm


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News and Views
10:09 am
Mon August 30, 2010

Life in New Orleans: Five Years After Katrina

Life in New Orleans: Five Years After Katrina

Philadelphia, PA – It's been five years since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast forcing thousands to rebuild their lives from scratch. WRTI's Windsor Johnston takes a look at re-building efforts, the challenges residents still face, and the lessons learned.

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Creatively Speaking
4:47 pm
Sat August 28, 2010

Tony Bennett Profile--Philadelphia Live Arts Festival--Rooftop Murals By Stephen Powers

David Patrick Stearns profiles Tony Bennett. The legendary crooner performs at the Mann Center on August 28th, 2010.

Susan Lewis considers this year's Philadelphia Live Arts Festival.

And Jim Cotter takes a ride on the El in West Philadelphia with artist Stephen Powers to view his Love Letter, a series of 50 rooftop murals.

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Crossover
10:41 am
Sat August 28, 2010

Maestro James Conlon

One of today's most respected conductors, James Conlon has cultivated a vast repertoire, and has worked with the world's most prestigious symphony orchestras and opera houses.

Currently music director of the Ravinia Festival, Los Angeles Opera, and the Cincinnati May Festival, Conlon is also an active and devoted advocate of reviving the lesser-known repertoire of composers affected by the rise of Nazism and the events of World War II.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
4:39 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Symphony in C on WRTI

Maestro Rossen Milanov


Sunday, August 29

3 to 5 pm


Under the baton of Maestro Rossen Milanov, New Jersey's Symphony in C is one of three professional training orchestras in the United States preparing musicians and conductors who are on the cusp of world-class careers through concert, educational outreach, and professional development programs.

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WRTI Spotlight
12:09 pm
Sun August 22, 2010

Labor Day Weekend Jazz: Great Singers and Big Swingers


WRTI will close out the summer with another nostalgic weekend featuring the best jazz vocalists and the big bands that keep you swinging.


We'll kick things off on Friday night and continue through Tuesday morning bringing you the classic vocal tunes you know and love, along with the band leaders that go way back. You'll also hear some contemporary big bands, such as the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra and the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra featuring jazz legend Jimmy Heath.

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Creatively Speaking
1:42 pm
Sat August 21, 2010

Edward Albee--Making Sense of Scents at Longwood Gardens--Philadelphia's History as a Brewery Town

We listen back to Jim Cotter's interview with the legendary playwright Edward Albee.

Susan Lewis makes sense of scents with a visit to an exhibition about perfume at Longwood Gardens.

And Tom Keels uncovers Philadelphia's history as a brewery town and explores the city's current beer-making renaissance.

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Sunday Afternoon Concert
11:05 am
Fri August 20, 2010

New York Philharmonic: Anne-Sophie Mutter Profile


Sunday, August 22

3 to 5 pm


Works by Beethoven, Brahms, and Schumann

PROGRAM:

Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Robert Schumann: Violin Concerto

Johannes Brahms: Violin Concerto

Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Kurt Masur, conductor

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Piano Jazz
8:00 am
Fri August 20, 2010

Clark Terry On Piano Jazz

Originally published on Fri February 3, 2012 3:54 pm

Clark Terry plays the trumpet and flugelhorn, sings and composes — that's what he's done for more than 60 years. His earliest band experience was on the bugle with the Tom Powell Drum and Bugle Corps. In high school, he took up the valve trombone. Prior to entering the service, he played riverboat jobs in St. Louis, and then was stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station from 1942 to 1945.

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News and Views
5:35 pm
Sun August 15, 2010

The Intersection of Contemporary Art and Environmental Concerns

Aero 2010 by Moto Ohtake

The Intersection of Contemporary Art and Environmental Concerns

Philadelphia, PA – WRTI's Susan Lewis considers environmental art at the Asian Arts Initiative in Center City, Philadelphia, and at the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia.

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