Crossover
12:15 pm
Sat August 4, 2007

Maxim Vengerov: Violinist

Maxim Vengerov

Russian violin virtuoso Maxim Vengerov chats with Jill Pasternak about his worldwide concerto and solo recital tours. A 2004 Grammy winner for Best Instrumental Soloist Performance (with Orchestra) for the Britten: Violin Concerto/Walton: Viola Concerto, Vengerov has released a documentary film, Living the Dream.
Originally aired October 14, 2006.

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Creatively Speaking!
9:51 am
Sat August 4, 2007

Pianists Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, and Andre Watts

Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman

Interviews with three of the world's greatest pianists: Emanuel Ax, Yefim Bronfman, and Andre Watts.

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Crossover
9:23 am
Sat August 4, 2007

Jorge Federico Osorio: Pianist

Acclaimed pianist Jorge Federico Osorio talks with Jill Pasternak about his interesting career. Born in Mexico City, he has performed with leading orchestras around the world. Although primarily a classical pianist, Osorio's recordings also include Piano Espagnol and Mexican Piano Music by Manuel M. Ponce. Originally aired on August 13, 2005.

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Crossover
2:02 pm
Sat July 28, 2007

Gordon Goodwin: the Big Phat Band

This week, Jill interviews an exciting new light on the music scene. His name is Gordon Goodwin, and he has been responsible for creating a new genre of music, with his Big Phat Band?contemporary big band jazz. His newest album, The Phat Pack, highlights once again his 18 man band, made up of some of the finest studio musicians in the music world today. Inspired by the big bands of the early to mid 20th century, his new take is both nostalgic and brilliant.

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Creatively Speaking
9:37 am
Sat July 28, 2007

Nathaniel Kahn Documentaries--The President's House at Independence Mall--Sand Sculpting

Nathaniel Kahn
Credit: Michal Manas

Documentary filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn: My Architect and Two Hands: The Leon Fleisher Story.

The excavation of the President's House at Independence Mall and the complicated nature of archeological digs in urban settings.

The gritty world of sand sculpting at the annual Cape May Amateur Sand Sculpting Contest.

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Creatively Speaking
12:21 pm
Sat July 21, 2007

Elissa Lee Koljonen--My Name is Asher Lev--StorySlams--German Postwar Art

Elissa Lee Koljonen

Elissa Lee Koljonen: Internationally renowned violinist .

Playwright  Aaron Posner's stage adaptation of Chaim Potok's novel<em> My Name Is Asher Lev</em>.

Philadelphia's First Person Arts' StorySlams--modern incarnations of the ancient art form of storytelling.

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

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Crossover
11:05 am
Sat July 21, 2007

Edith Piaf, singer

Jill remembers an icon, Edith Piaf, a Parisian singer who captured the hearts of the entire world with her passionate and earthy performances. The show was inspired by the release of La Vie en Rose, a film which was one of the centerpiece productions of the Philadelphia Film Festival, which ended last week. Mike Lerman from the Festival staff joins Jill for the show.

Creatively Speaking
4:04 pm
Sat July 14, 2007

Simone Dinnerstein's Goldberg Variations--The World on Paper--The Independence Seaport Museum

Simone Dinnerstein's recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations.

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein: Her recording of Bach's <i>Goldberg Variations</i> has won praise.

William H. Johnson's <i>World on Paper</i> at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

The Independence Seaport Museum at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia--the waterfront museum includes a working boat shop, an 1892 battleship used in the Spanish-American War, and a World War II submarine.

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Crossover
11:35 am
Sat July 14, 2007

Lalo Schifrin, pianist, composer, arranger

Lalo Schifrin is Jill's guest. They'll speak about his life and career in jazz, classical, and film and TV music, and about his then-new CD, "Letters from Argentina."

Creatively Speaking!
10:51 am
Sat July 14, 2007

Simone Dinnerstein: Bach's Goldberg Variations

Simone Dinnerstein: her Bach's Goldberg Variations is released next month. Susan Lewis: William H. Johnson's World on Paper at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Yoshi Iwasaki, Temple University professor of therapeutic recreation. Jason Peifer visits the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia.

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