Crossover
3:12 pm
Sat September 29, 2007

Beverly Sills: A Diva Remembered (1929 - 2007)

Beverly Sills (1929-2007)

At age 78, the famed soprano and arts booster Beverly Sills passed away in Manhattan. Born Belle Miriam Silverman in Brooklyn, New York, Sills debuted in Philadelphia in 1947. She went on to win praise for her silvery sound as well as her dedication to the arts in New York City. Jill Pasternak and Jack Moore pay tribute to the opera legend.

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Crossover
3:53 pm
Sat September 22, 2007

Riccardo Chailly: Conductor

Named "Artist of the Year" by Diapason and Gramophone magazines, Maestro Riccardo Chailly has conducted some of the world's leading orchestras. He joins Jill from his hometown of Milan to discuss the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig's new release of the Schumann symphonies re-orchestrated by Mahler. Originally aired Feb. 24, 2007.

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Creatively Speaking
10:47 am
Sat September 22, 2007

Christoph Eschenbach--River Of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte--The Playwright

Christoph Eschenbach

Christoph Eschenbach: The Philadelphia Orchestra's music director.

River Of Gold: Pre-Columbian Treasures from Sitio Conte, an exhibition at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology showcasing artifacts discovered during the 1940 Penn excavation of a Panama cemetery

The job of a playwright (part of a continuing theater series) featuring Philly writers Thomas Gibbons, Bruce Graham, and Michael Hollinger.

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Creatively Speaking!
2:36 pm
Sat September 15, 2007

Live from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's newly restored Perelman Building

Ruth and Raymond G. Perelman Building

Featuring: Director Anne d'Harnoncourt on the Museum's largest expansion; a history of the 150-year-old Museum and its collections; a tour of the new Perelman Building, including galleries devoted to photography, costumes and textiles, and modern and contemporary design; renowned Perelman architect Richard Gluckman on the Art Deco building.

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Crossover
1:02 pm
Sat September 15, 2007

Evgeny Kissin: Pianist

Evgeny Kissin

Jill's guest is the mesmerizing Russian-born pianist Evgeny Kissin. Hailed as one of the outstanding artists of our time, the 2006 Grammy Award winner speaks with Jill about his career and one of his newest releases, a live recording of his all-Chopin program from the Verbier Festival in Switzerland. Originally aired on April 21, 2007.

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Crossover
1:56 pm
Sat September 8, 2007

Jason Vieaux: Guitarist

Jason Vieaux

Jason Vieaux is one of today's most acclaimed and inventive classical guitarists. A top-prize winner in the 1996 Naumburg International Competition, Vieaux was also a 1995 artistic ambassador for the U.S. to Southeast Asia. Hear selections from his latest release Images of Metheny. Originally aired on April 8, 2006.

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Creatively Speaking
10:20 am
Sat September 8, 2007

Anne Ewers, Kimmel Center--Gershwin to Gillespie--Dramaturgy--Postwar German Art at PMA

Anne Ewers

Anne Ewers: New President of Philadelphia's Kimmel Center

Michener Art Museum in New Hope's exhibition <i>Gershwin to Gillespie: Portraits in American Music</i>

Four dramaturges from Philadelphia theaters (part of a continuing series)

Philadelphia Museum of Art curator Carlos Basualdo on postwar German exhibition <i>Notations: Kiefer, Polke, Richter</i>. 

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Creatively Speaking
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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