Thu October 27, 2011
Leila Josefowicz with the Phila Orch--The Phila Singers, Bach, and the Mendelssohns--Tony Bennett
A conversation with violinist Leila Josefowicz. The MacArthur Fellowship (so-called Genius Award) recipient speaks with Jim Cotter about her new role as artist-in-residence with the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Susan Lewis considers lesser-known works of 19th-century composers Felix Mendelssohn and his sister Fanny Hensel as the Philadelphia Singers prepares a weekend concert In Rittenhouse Square exploring the influence of J.S. Bach on the two siblings.
David Patrick Stearns profiles Tony Bennett. The legendary crooner returns to Philadelphia for a performance at the Academy of Music on November 4th.