Creatively Speaking
10:02 am
Sat June 2, 2007

Time for 3--West Chester University's Poetry Center--Egyptian artifacts--Light Design

A conversation with Time for 3 and the 19th century African American composer Francis "Frank" Johnson. 

Susan Lewis: West Chester University's Poetry Center. 

We go on a search for ancient Egyptian artifacts in Philadelphia. 

Jason Peifer examines the role of the lighting designer in theater. 

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Crossover
3:42 pm
Sat May 26, 2007

Mark O'Connor, violinist, composer

Mark O'Connor, violinist, composer

Creatively Speaking
10:03 am
Sat May 26, 2007

Simone Dinnerstein

A conversation with Simone Dinnerstein. Susan Lewis visits the Morris Arboretum. Jason Peifer at the Prince Music Theater for Hair. Camden Children's Garden.

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Crossover
3:56 pm
Wed May 23, 2007

Chava Albertstein: singer, composer

Israeli lady-of-song and many-times-over grammy winner.

WRTI Spotlight
3:08 pm
Wed May 23, 2007

RICHARD STRAUSS: SALOME

This week's broadcast, the Chicago Lyric Opera presents Richard Strauss' Salome.

Richard Strauss: Salome

Salome, nubile and depraved, daughter of Herodias is the coveted stepchild of lascivious Herod, ruler of Judea.

Oh, how she lusts after John the Baptist, who languishes in prison...

But the prophet rejects her, and Salome will do anything to have his head--including revealing all for Herod, who will give anything to see her perform the Dance of the Seven Veils.


Cast:

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Jazz Stories
1:19 pm
Wed May 23, 2007

Frederic Yonnet. (harmonica) and David Joel (guitarist)

J. Michael Harrison will have a conversation with Frederic Yonnet. They will discuss his latest recording Front and Center. Guitarist David Joel will be joining J. Michael around 11:00PM to talk about his new recording.

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News and Views
9:50 am
Wed May 23, 2007

ORSON'S SHADOW: Philadelphia Theatre Company

I hope the Philadelphia Theatre Company extends Orson's Shadow: Austin Pendleton's play is that good and this ensemble makes it better. The play is based on an event in Orson Welles' life: and the facts when it comes to the creator of Citizen Kane are stranger and poignant.

Orson's Shadow

May 4 - June 3, 2007

Philadelphia Theatre Company

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Creatively Speaking
2:36 pm
Sat May 19, 2007

Christoph Eschenbach, Philadelphia Orchestra, music director

Philadelphia Orchestra music director Christoph Eschenbach. Susan Lewis on William H. Johnson's World on Paper at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia music director Ignat Solzhenitsyn. Jason Peifer visits the Independence Seaport Museum.

 

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Crossover
2:05 pm
Sat May 19, 2007

Gilad, percussionist

A percussionist extraordinaire who has successfully made a name for himself in the international jazz scene.

Crossover
1:03 pm
Wed May 16, 2007

JONATHAN BISS, piano

Jonathon Biss has a flourishing international career established through his orchestral and recital performances in North America and Europe and now through his recordings for EMI. His recent recording of Schumann's Fantasie in C, Op.17, Arabeske in C, Op.18 and Kreisleriana, Op.16 has been widely and very warmly acclaimed.

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