Uri Caine

Creatively Speaking
11:44 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Octavius Catto Celebrated In Song At The Mann Center

Civil-rights activist Octavius Catto was mudered in 1871 on his way to vote.

You never know where you'll encounter composer Uri Caine - born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia, but now equally well known in jazz and classical circles around the world. But the Philadelphia Inquirer's David Patrick Stearns found him rehearsing in yet another musical continent at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Olney.

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4:43 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

How Sweet The Sound: John Harbison's Music Inspires Philadelphia Composers

Composer and pianist John Harbison is the focus of Network for New Music's April 4 to 6 concerts and workshops.

Network For New Music, the award-winning new music ensemble and organization based in Philadelphia, looks at the music of the eclectic composer and pianist John Harbison at concerts and workshops from April 4 to 6, featuring music inspired by jazz, poetry, and American popular song.

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Creatively Speaking
9:33 am
Sat June 22, 2013

Jazz and Experimental Music in Philadelphia: Ars Nova Workshop At Work

Jazz pianist Uri Caine

Ars Nova means “New Art." And for over a dozen years, Ars Nova Workshop in Philadelphia has been presenting musicians performing jazz and experimental music in interesting venues. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, promoting new music is in keeping with Philadelphia’s rich musical history.

Coming up: Monday, June 24th at 8 pm, jazz pianist Uri Caine performs the second Masada book - "The Book Of Angels" -  by composer John Zorn in a 19th-century storefront synagogue in South Philadelphia - Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel.

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Ars Nova Workshop Founder Mark Christman talks with WRTI's Susan Lewis.