Creatively Speaking!
4:59 pm
Sat December 15, 2007

Temple fine arts in the suburbs

Jim Cotter finds out what happens when a group of Temple University fine arts students are let loose on a derelict suburban home.

Temple University Tyler Fine Arts Project

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Crossover
4:02 pm
Sat December 15, 2007

Peter Nero, music director of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops

Peter Nero

Jill Pasternak speaks with two-time Grammy Award-winning pianist Peter Nero. Called by the Washington Post "the epitome of the Pops Conductor/Performer," Nero is the conductor and music director of Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, an ensemble he founded nearly thirty years ago.

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Creatively Speaking!
3:00 pm
Sat December 15, 2007

Beethoven at Curtis

Susan Lewis looks ahead to The Curtis Institute of Music's study of Beethoven's String Quartet, Op. 95, the "Quartetto Serioso."

Curtis Institute of Music, Beethoven String Quartet, Op. 95

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Creatively Speaking!
12:51 pm
Sat December 15, 2007

Antonio Pappano

Antonio Pappano

David Patrick Stearns profiles conductor Antonio Pappano. The music director of Covent Garden is a possible candidate for the leadership of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Antonio Pappano, conductor

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Creatively Speaking!
9:32 am
Sat December 15, 2007

The role of theater directors

In our continuing series on what it takes to bring theater to life, Jason Peifer examines the role of the director.

Philadelphia Theatre Directors

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WRTI Spotlight
10:40 am
Fri December 14, 2007

Holiday Programming Highlights

WRTI has lined up the perfect mix of classical music and jazz to set the holiday mood and add cheer to your season. Find out when to hear cherished favorites such as The Nutcracker and Messiah, as well as A Classical Kids Christmas, WRTI's 2007 Top 75 Jazz Countdown, our Jazz New Year's Eve, the Vienna Philharmonic's annual New Year's concert, and more...


Mark your calendar?here are some of WRTI's holiday highlights.

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News and Views
3:42 pm
Mon December 10, 2007

WRTI's Meridee Duddleston Considers the Legality Surrounding the Use of Confidential Sources by Journalists

Confidential Sources

Philadelphia, PA – WRTI's Meridee Duddleston takes a look at some of the legal issues surrounding the use of confidential sources by journalists. Norman Pearlstine, Time, Inc.'s former editor-in-chief, comments on the role of the press in American society. And Temple University Beasley School of Law Professor Craig Green weighs in on concerns inherent in recognizing a special legal status for journalists when it comes to subpoenas.

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News and Views
3:41 pm
Mon December 10, 2007

Robert Ballard: Oceanographer

Robert Ballard

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Creatively Speaking
4:53 pm
Wed December 5, 2007

Jennifer Higdon--Flamenco and Jazz Tap--Playwright Tennessee Williams

Jennifer Higdon

Jim Cotter speaks with composer Jennifer Higdon.

Susan Lewis looks at how flamenco and jazz tap are paired in a production in Philadelphia this weekend.

Jason Peifer on playwright Tennessee Williams as EgoPo Productions opens a festival of his life and work.

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Crossover
4:22 pm
Sat December 1, 2007

Jane Bunnett, soprano saxophonist and flutist

Jane Bunnett

Jill Pasternak talks with Canadian soprano saxophonist and flutist Jane Bunnett. She has become one of the foremost jazz musicians in Canada, particularly as a Cuban-Jazz Fusion specialist.

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Jane Bunnett appears at the Kimmel Center Saturday, December 1 at 7:30pm.

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