Music Features

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."

Crossover
4:43 pm
Sat July 7, 2007

Maris Jansons cond., Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Mariss Jansons speaks with Jill, ahead of his Wednesday night concert at the Kimmel Center with his new Bavarian Radio Symphony. Orginally Aired October 28, 2006.

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Creatively Speaking
1:11 pm
Sat July 7, 2007

The American Composers Forum--Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture--Non-Profit Theater--Gershwin To Gillespie

Jim Jordan, Philadelphia chapter president of the American Composers Forum. 

Jason Peifer examines the nuances of funding non-profit theater. 

Hazami Sayed, the founder and president of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture.

Susan Lewis visits Gershwin To Gillespie Portraits in American Music at the Michener Museum's New Hope.

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Crossover
12:33 pm
Sat June 30, 2007

Baritone Thomas Hampson: His American Music Mission

Baritone Thomas Hampson

Jill Pasternak spoke with baritone Thomas Hampson in 2006 when he was in Philadelphia on tour with his latest project with the Library of Congress: The American Songbook. We examine his stellar career, and his personal views about the mission of music, and in particular American music.
 

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Creatively Speaking
11:22 am
Sat June 30, 2007

Rossen Milanov, Philadelphia Orchestra--Japanese Masters

Rossen Milanov, the Philadelphia Orchestra's artistic director at the Mann Center.

Susan Lewis: Japanese Masters of the Brush, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Jason Peifer explores the theater scene on New Jersey's southern tip.

 

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Creatively Speaking
12:09 pm
Sat June 23, 2007

William Ranney--Delaware Folk Art Collection--American Philosophical Society--Carillon

William Ranney at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 

Jason Peifer: Delaware Folk Art Collection at the Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington, DE. 

The latest exhibition at the American Philosophical Society. 

Susan Lewis considers the carillon.

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Crossover
11:24 am
Sat June 23, 2007

Rossen Milanov, conductor

Just in time for the opening of the Philadelphia Orchestra's season at the Mann Music Center, Jill hosts Rossen Milanov, Associate Conductor of the Orchestra, and Artistic Director of the Mann.

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