Leila Josefowicz

CD Selections
3:04 pm
Sun December 9, 2012

A Bald Mezzo And Three Shades Of Violin: Classical Favorites From 2012

On Silfra, violinist Hilary Hahn improvises with prepared pianist Hauschka.
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Originally published on Sun December 9, 2012 7:09 pm

From mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli's ambitious revival of the early Baroque composer Agostino Stefani (and yes, she's got another outrageous album cover) to three very different roles for the violin, here's a clutch of classical albums I returned to again and again this year for sheer delight and aural inspiration. Bartoli lavishes extravagant attention on the music of a fascinating but forgotten link in the history of opera.

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Creatively Speaking
9:11 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Violinist Leila Josefowicz

WRTI's Jim Cotter speaks with violinist Leila Josefowicz ahead of concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra, led by conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Creatively Speaking Extra
12:11 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Leila Josefowicz's New Role With The Philadelphia Orchestra

Violinist Leila Josefowicz speaks with Jim Cotter about her new role as artist-in-residence with the Phila. Orchestra.

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Creatively Speaking
4:44 pm
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.

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Audio Archive
11:24 am
Thu June 17, 2010

Violinist Leila Josefowicz: On Her Interest in New Music

Violinist Leila Josefowicz: On Her Interest in New Music

The renowned Canadian-born violinist talks about the pressures and joys of working with living composers.

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